Growth Entrepreneurship

Discussion Paper



The assessment of entrepreneurial teams seeking to raise capital for new ventures or MBI/MBO transactions is acknowledged as one of the most important factors in Venture Capital and Private Equity transactions. However, very little empirical research has been conducted to determine what factors minimise risk and more importantly, increase the chances of success. In order to gain a more in depth understanding of this phenomenon Dr. John Cavill of Intermezzo Ventures, in partnership with Henley Business School, conducted doctoral research into the characteristics of entrepreneurial teams from new ventures and high-growth SMEs.

An initial research report commissioned by a U.K. regional development agency, which covers an extensive review of the academic literature on this important topic, has now been made available . DOWNLOAD YOUR FREE COPY HERE …