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Contents List of Contributors Preface and Acknowledgements Foreword by Reinhard B¿scher Introduction PART I THE FINANCIAL COMMUNITY'S PERSPECTIVE ON THE ROLE OF PRIVATE EQUITY 1. Investment into Venture Capital Funds in Europe Simon Barnes and Vanessa Menzies 2. An Analysis of the Selection Behaviour of Early Stage High Tech Investors in Europe Bart Clarysse, Mirjam Knockaert, Andy Lockett and Caroline Van Eekhout 3. Private Equity Investors, Corporate Governance and Professionalization Christof Beuselinck, Sophie Manigart and Tom Van Cauwenberge 4. The Impact of Capital Inflows and Management Skills on the Performance of European Private Equity Funds Christoph Kaserer and Christian Diller 5. Business Angels Academies: Unleashing the Potential for Business Angel Investment Juan Roure, Rudy Aernoudt and Amparo de San Jos¿ Riestra PART II THE ENTREPRENEUR'S PERSPECTIVE ON THE ROLE OF PRIVATE EQUITY 6. The Motivation of Entrepreneurs Toward Private Equity Financing: A Laddering Approach Gabriele Morandin, Massimo Bergami and Richard P. Bagozzi 7. What Factors Determine the Use of Venture Capital? Evidence from the Irish Software Sector Teresa Hogan and Elaine Hutson 8. Cross-Border Venture Captalists' Support for the Internationalization of New Software Ventures Markus M. M¿kel¿ and Markku V. J. Maula 9. Venture Capitalists' Communication and Commitment: A Practitioner's Perspective Dirk De Clercq and Vance H. Fried PART III PRIVATE EQUITY AND THE ROLE OF PUBLIC POLICY IN EUROPE 10. Private Equity and the Development of University Spin-Out Companies Mike Wright and Andy Lockett 11. Dynamics of University Spin-Out Companies: Entrepreneurial Ventures of Technology Lifestyle Businesses? Richard T. Harrison and Claire M. Leitch 12. Through a Glass Darkly: New Perspectives on the Equity Gap Gordon Murray and Dimo Dimov 13. Innovation, Technology Transfer and the Equity Gap: A European Perspective Tom Schamp Index
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New business enterprises -- Finance.