Capturing gazelles : features of high potential firms and new venture growth
Gordon, Scott R. & Davidsson, Per (2013) Capturing gazelles : features of high potential firms and new venture growth. Business Creation in Australia, 06. Queensland University of Technology Business School, Brisbane, QLD.
This paper investigates the characteristics of ventures which have the potential to reach high growth and compares this with ‘everyday’ new ventures. Findings of interest in this paper include:
• HP firms are characterised by higher human capital, are more likely to have a team of founders, are more likely to be product based.
• HP firms are more likely to achieve more extreme levels of growth (both positive and negative).
• HP ventures that make a loss are more likely to do so early in the venture process. Those that do hold on show that there can higher levels of loss made later on in firm development.
HP firms have higher resource needs, in terms of seeking external finance, but are no more likely to receive external finance than regular firms.
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|Additional Information:||Prepared for the Department of Industry|
|Keywords:||Entrepreneurship, Nascent Entrepreneurship, Business Start-Up, New Venture Creation, Business Creation in Australia, Australian Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneur Statistics, Business Growth, Innovation, Human Capital, High Potential Firms, Business Confidence, Comprehensive Australian Study of Entrepreneurial Emergence, CAUSEE, Per Davidsson, Scott Gordon, ACE report|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ECONOMICS (140000) > APPLIED ECONOMICS (140200) > Economic Development and Growth (140202)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT (150300) > Entrepreneurship (150304)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT (150300) > Innovation and Technology Management (150307)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT (150300) > Small Business Management (150314)
|Divisions:||Current > Research Centres > Australian Centre for Entrepreneurship
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Current > Schools > School of Management
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2013 The author(s)|
|Deposited On:||18 Nov 2013 00:47|
|Last Modified:||02 Jun 2015 04:13|
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