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Start-ups, new business employment, and the effects on incumbents: who contributes the larger share?

Fritsch, Michael; Noseleit, Florian

We investigate the effects that new business formation has on employment in incumbent firms and compare it to the development in the start-ups. The analysis is performed for West German regions over the 1984-2002 period. It shows that the employment effects of new businesses on the incumbents are si...

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Start-ups, long- and short-term survivors and their effect on regional employment growth

Fritsch, Michael; Noseleit, Florian

We investigate the effects that regional start-up activity has on employment in new and in incumbent businesses. The analysis is performed for West German regions over the 1987-2002 period. It shows that the effects of new businesses on employment in the incumbents are significantly positive and tha...

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Timing of international market entry of UK and German high-tech start-ups

Bürgel, Oliver; Fier, Andreas; Licht, Georg; Murray, Gordon

We examine the impact of technological product advantages, prior international experience of the management, firm size and age, country differences, and sunk costs as determinants of the timing of international market entry. The timing of internationalisation is analysed using ?event history analysi...

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Timing of International Market Entry of UK and German High-Tech Start-Ups

Bürgel, Oliver; Fier, Andreas; Licht, Georg; Murray, Gordon

We examine the impact of technological product advantages, prior international experience of the management, firm size and age, country differences, and sunk costs as determinants of the timing of international market entry. The timing of internationalisation is analysed using 'event history analysi...

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I want to, but I also need to: start-ups resulting from opportunity and necessity

Caliendo, Marco; Kritikos, Alexander S.

When unemployed persons go into business, they often are characterized as necessity entrepreneurs, because push factors, namely their unemployment, likely prompted their decision. In contrast to this, business founders who have been previously employed represent opportunity entrepreneurs because pul...

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Smart capital in German start-ups: an empirical analysis

Schäfer, Dorothea; Schilder, Dirk

It is still an open question what kind of smart capital relational investors actually supply. We divide smart capital into several components and conduct a survey among 85 German suppliers of start-up finance. The results show that the degree of smartness is determined by the financial product use...

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Start-up success of freelancers: new microeconometric evidence from the German Socio-Economic Panel

Merz, Joachim; Paic, Peter

If certain start-up characteristics will indicate a business success, knowing such characteristics could generate more successful start-ups and more efficient start-up counseling. Our study will contribute to this by quantifying individual success determinants of freelance start-ups. The data base f...

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The internationalisation of British and German start-up companies in high-technology industries

Bürgel, Oliver; Fier, Andreas; Licht, Georg; Murray, Gordon; Nerlinger, Eric

Established theories in international business come to different conclusions when specifically applied to the analysis of the international activities of start-up companies in high-technology industries. Using a new dataset of 495 British and German start-ups operating in high-technology industries,...

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Abstracts of the V International Symposium on Ultrafast Phenomena in Spectroscopy : Vilnius, August 22-25, 1987

UPS < 5, 1987, Vil'njus>; European Physical Society; Naučnyj Sovet po Problemam Kogerentnaja i Nelinejnaja Optika
1987-01-01

German National Library of Science and Technology (GetInfo) (German)

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You can't make an omelette without breaking eggs: the impact of venture capitalists on executive turnover

Heger, Diana; Tykvová, Tereza

We present evidence on venture capitalists? (VCs) impact on turnover of executives for a sample of nearly 47,000 German high-tech start-ups between 1995 and 2004. We confirm that the presence of VCs increases the probability of a change in the initial executive team. Additionally, we take a closer l...

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You Can’t Make an Omelette without Breaking Eggs: The Impact of Venture Capitalists on Executive Turnover

Heger, Diana; Tykvová, Tereza

We present evidence on venture capitalists’ (VCs) impact on turnover of executives for a sample of nearly 47,000 German high-tech start-ups between 1995 and 2004. We confirm that the presence of VCs increases the probability of a change in the initial executive team. Additionally, we take a closer l...

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Professor John Bessant CV

Bessant, John

John Bessant is Professor of Innovation Management at the School of Management, Cranfield University. He graduated from Aston University with a degree in Chemical Engineering in 1975 and later obtained a PhD for work on innovation within the chemical industry. After a spell in industry he took up fu...

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The contribution of corporate ventures to radical innovation

Czarnitzki, Dirk; Dick, Johannes M. H.; Hussinger, Katrin

Established firms often face significant obstacles to innovation. As a solution, it has been suggested to form corporate ventures. Based on a sample of corporate and independent ventures in German manufacturing, we show that corporate ventures are more innovative than the control group, i.e. the ind...

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The contribution of corporate ventures to radical innovation

Czarnitzki, Dirk; Dick, Johannes M. H.; Hussinger, Katrin

Established firms often face significant obstacles to innovation. As a solution, it has been suggested to form corporate ventures. Based on a sample of corporate and independent ventures in German manufacturing, we show that corporate ventures are more innovative than the control group, i.e. the ind...

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The Birth of German Biotechnology Industry: Did Venture Capital run the Show?

Heneric, Oliver; Engel, Dirk; Champenois, Claire

The goal of this paper is to point out the role played by private equity investors (venture-capital companies and corporate investors) in the emergence of a new biotechnology industry in Germany in the second half of the 90?s. This analysis takes into account the different business models and busine...

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The Birth of German Biotechnology Industry : Did Venture Capital run the show?

Heneric, Oliver; Engel, Dirk; Champenois, Claire

We answer the questions, how many firms acting in the modern German biotechnology industry are funded by venture capital companies (VCC) as well as equity funded by corporate investors. The theory suggests a high relevance of VCC as venturing partner of high-tech projects. In addition we argue that ...

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Self-employment: A Way to End Unemployment? Empirical Evidence from German Pseudo-Panel Data

Glocker, Daniela; Steiner, Viktor

This paper contributes to the policy-relevant question whether self-employment is a way out of (long-term) unemployment. We estimate the relationship between the entry rate into self-employment and previous (long-term) unemployment on the basis of pseudo-panel data for Germany in the period 1996-200...

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Firm level implications of early stage venture capital investment : an empirical investigation

Engel, Dirk; Keilbach, Max

The paper analyses the impact of venture capital finance on growth and innovation activities of young German firms. Among other variables, our panel of firm data includes data on venture capital funding and patent applications. With statistical matching procedures we draw an adequate control group o...

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Firm Level Implications of Early Stage Venture Capital Investment: An Empirical Investigation

Keilbach, Max; Engel, Dirk

The paper analyses the impact of venture capital finance on growth and innovation activities of young German firms. Among other variables, our panel of firm data includes data on venture capital funding and patent applications. With a statistical matching procedure we draw an adequate control group ...

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Do University Based Regions Really Attract Outside Entrepreneurs: The Case of the German Biotechnology Industry

Engel, Dirk; Heneric, Oliver

The paper tests empirically the role of knowledge stocks to explain the regional distribution of Germany?s biotechnology founders. We present an unique approach to highlight the role of knowledge spillovers as we differentiate according the local embeddedness and research affinity of founders. As ex...

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Determinanten regionaler Unterschiede in der Gründungshäufigkeit wissensintensiver Dienstleister

Almus, Matthias; Egeln, Jürgen; Engel, Dirk

Dem Neugründungsgeschehen in Dienstleistungsbranchen wird oft zugeschrieben, dass es einen wesentlichen Beitrag zum Strukturwandel zu einer wissensorientierten Wirtschaft leistet. Die hier vorliegende Arbeit untersucht die regionstypenspezifischen Unterschiede und Gemeinsamkeiten im Neugründungsgesc...

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