Alistair R. Anderson
Social capital inthe capitalisation of new ventures: accessing, lubricating and fitting.
Anderson, Alistair R.; Jack, Sarah L.; Drakopoulou Dodd, Sarah
Sarah L. Jack
Sarah Drakopoulou Dodd
New venture capitalisation demands the formation of the necessary financial resources to launch. Social capital - the potential resources to which individuals have access due to their position within specific social networks of relationships - also plays a significant role in new venture capitalisation in three main ways. Firstly, social capital provides access, and thus acts a means of securing other forms of capital. Secondly, social capital also lubricates relations between entrepreneur and others within the socio-economic environment, including financiers. Thirdly, social capital acts as a mechanism for fitting the entrepreneur and their new venture to the wider socio-economic environment.
|Publication Date||Mar 30, 2010|
|Publisher||Nova Science Publishers|
|Book Title||Handbook of business and finance: multinational companies, venture capital and non-profit organizations|
|Institution Citation||ANDERSON, A.R., JACK, S.L. and DRAKOPOULOU DODD, S. 2009. Social capital inthe capitalisation of new ventures: accessing, lubricating and fitting. In Bergmann, M. and Faust, T. (eds.) Handbook of business and finance: multinational companies, venture capital and non-profit organizations. New York: Nova Science Publishers [online], pages 293-300. Available from: http://www.novapublishe...o.php?products_id=18983|
|Keywords||New venture capitalisation; Enterpreneur; Socioeconomic environment; Entrepreneurship; Social capital; Venture capital|
ANDERSON 2009 Social capital in the capitalisation
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