Why Venture Capital In Western Europe Emerged Later Than In The United States. - 1,181 words
1st semester, 2004/2005 11 february 2005 Strategic Management Business Studies Universiteit van Amsterdam Table of contents 1 Introduction 1 2 The nature of venture capital 2 2.1 Definition of venture capital 2 2.2 (Ad)venturers of the past 2 2.3 How venture capital works 3 2.4 For innovation a vehicle is needed 4 2.5 Venture capital helps create vehicles for innovation 4 2.6 Realization of financial returns 5 3 Screening and evaluation process 6 3.1 Strategies and objectives of venture capitalists 6 3.2 Screening and decision making process 6 3.3 Decision to invest 8 3.4 Deal structuring 9 4 The development of venture capital in Western Europe 10 4.1 General 10 4.2 Environmental factors inf ...
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Why Venture Capital In Western Europe Emerged Later Than In The United States. - 1,204 words
... ducts and understand that innovators and their ideas and inventions form a potential to satisfy this demand. They understand that if one can merge capital with innovative and resourceful entrepreneurs, the market will buy the better and cheaper products created. That is why, the objective of venture capital is to find innovators with unique ideas and then supply them with capital to build an organisation to develop and market their innovations. Venture capitalists are a partner in innovation and share the risks and rewards with the innovator. 2.6 Realization of financial return When an innovation has been successfully introduced in the marketplace it generally follows the product lifecyc ...
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Why Venture Capital In Western Europe Emerged Later Than In The United States. - 1,463 words
... ure capital in Western Europe 4.1 General As we have seen in chapter 2.2 venture capital is about innovation: the process of bringing invention into use. Venture capital cannot exist other than in an innovative environment. The fact that Western Europe in the years between 1945 and 1970 was a less innovative place than the U.S.A. is well documented. An Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) study of 1970 uses two statistical indicators to measure the innovative performance in Western Europe and the U.S.A. First the study establishes the location of first commercial exploitation of 110 selected significant innovations from 1945 to 1970. Located in the U.S.A were 74 a ...
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... g the ultimate object of the bomber offensive. These conclusions, with their notes of pessimism, were not shared by the bomber commanders, and were echoes of a new problem of immense significance. Air power, and particularly the bomber, had introduce a new dimension into warfare. Despite results which were at best, inconclusive, and the continued growth of enemy fighter strength, the Commanders of the Allied Strategic Air Forces had reached the conclusion that they controlled the decisive instrument; that they could achieve victory alone. General Spaatz, commanding the United States Strategic Air Force (USSTAF), believed simply that Overlord was unnecessary. Air Chief Marshal Harris, his ...
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Mccarthyism - 1,515 words
Vivian Gonzalez McCarthyism was one of the saddest events of American history. It destroyed peoples lives and shattered many families. It threw innocent people into a whirlwind of mass confusion and fictional portrayals of their lives. McCarthyism spawned for the countrys new found terror of Communism known as the red scare. McCarthyism was an extreme version of the red scare, a scare whose ends did not justify the means. The Red Scare happened twice in the history of this great country. When the communist took over Russia in 1919, the American people were unnerved. They were afraid of a communist take over in the states. When the First World War ended in 1918, there was still an ideological ...
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The following was a submitted report for a U.S. History research paper assignment We fight our country's battles in the air, on land and sea. First to fight for right and freedom, and to keep our honor clean; We are proud to claim the title of United States Marine. Our flag's unfurled to every breeze from dawn to setting sun. We have fought in every clime and place, where we could take a gun. In the snow of far off northern lands and in sunny tropic scenes, You will find us always on the job, The United States Marines. Here's health to you and to our Corps which we are proud to serve. In many a strife we've fought for life and never lost our nerve. If the Army and the Navy ever look on heave ...
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The Decembrists - 1,493 words
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How And Why Did The French Revolution Affect Ireland - 1,259 words
... ics of Ireland and induced Pitt to exert irresistible pressure on the Irish executive to grant Catholic Emancipation and reassess the governmental system. In 1793 the franchise was extended to the Catholic community, but the significance of the Convention did not stop there, as a Convention Act was also passed to prevent the meeting of Back Lane Parliaments. The French Revolution helped break the sectarian deadlock in Ireland as it had, according to Curtin, a major impact on Protestant perceptions of Catholics. The participation of Roman Catholics in overthrowing a corrupt monarchy in France and establishing a constitution arguably more representative than that in Protestant Britain seem ...
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The Battle Of Midway - 911 words
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Charlemagne, also known as Charles the Great, became the undisputed ruler of Western Europe, By the sword and the cross. As Western Europe was deteriorating Charlemagne was crowned the privilege of being joint king of the Franks in 768 AD. People of Western Europe, excluding the church followers, had all but forgotten the great gifts of education and arts that they had possessed at one time. Charlemagne solidly defeated barbarians and kings in identical fashion during his reign. Using the re-establishment of education and order, Charlemagne was able to save many political rights and restore culture in Western Europe. Charlemagne was born in 742 AD, to a very famous and well-known family. Cha ...
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... elected into power. But the elections in April put many radicals into power and the tsar disbanded that Duma. He then disbanded the one after that too, in turn he formed a much more conservative Duma that was mostly under his control. He had regained all of the power that he had lost due to the revolution of 1905. 6) The March Revolution: Food riots broke out in Petrograd, and when the Czar ordered the Duma to dissolve and they did not obey. Soldiers were not able to stop rioting in the cities. Workers and soldiers in Petrograd organized radical legislative bodies called Soviets. The rebellion spread throughout the country and to the troops, who deserted by tens of thousands. On March 1 ...
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