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The Oxford handbook of entrepreneurial finance, edited by Douglas Cumming

The topic of entrepreneurial finance involves many issues including but not limited to the risks and returns to being an entrepreneur, financial contracting, business planning, capital gaps and the availability of capital, and market booms and busts. This handbook provides a comprehensive picture of these issues
Table Of Contents
Cover -- Contents -- Contributors -- Introduction -- PART I. FINANCING NEW INDUSTRIES AND THE RETURNS AND RISK TO ENTREPRENEURSHIP -- 1 . Finance of New industries -- 2. The Returns to Entrepreneurship -- 3. Risk Attitudes and Private Business Equity -- 4. New Firm Financing and Performance -- PART II. ENTREPRENEURIAL CAPITAL STRUCTURE -- 5. New Perspectives on Entrepreneurial Capital Structure -- 6. The Capital Structure of Family Firms -- 7. Influence of Internal Factors on the Use of Equity- and Mezzanine-Based Financing in Family Firms -- PART III. FUNDING: PLANNING, CREDIT MARKETS, AND GAPS -- 8. Planning for Entrepreneurial Finance and Capital: A Critical Review of the Importance of Teaching Business Planning -- 9. Funding Gaps -- 10. Availability of Credit to Small Firms Young and Old: Evidence from the Surveys of Small Business Finances -- 11. Asymmetric Information, Credit Market Condition, and Entrepreneurial Finance -- PART IV. ALTERNATIVE TYPES OF ENTREPRENEURIAL FINANCE -- 12. Crowdfunding of Entrepreneurial Ventures -- 13. Angel Investors and Their Investments -- 14. Firm Growth, Schumpeterian Entrepreneurship, and Venture Capital -- 15. Why Do Firms Go Public? -- 16. Valuation of IPos -- 17. Trade Credit and Its Role in Entrepreneurial Finance -- 18. Factoring and Invoice Financing -- 19. Project Finance -- 20. Hedge Fund Asset-Based Lending -- PART V. PUBLIC POLICY -- 21. Business Taxation, Corporate Finance, and Economic Performance -- 22. Financing Capital among Minority-Owned Businesses -- 23. Financing Women-Owned Firms: A Review of Recent Literature -- PART VI. INTERNATIONAL COMPARISONS AND MICROFINANCE -- 24. International Differences in Entrepreneurial Finance -- 25. Entrepreneurial Finance in Weak Institutional Environments -- 26. Microfinance for Entrepreneurs -- 27. The Past and Future of Innovations in Microfinance
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non fiction
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1 online resource (xviii, 918 p. ), ill.
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