Journal of Small Business Management
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#1Iain A. DaviesH-Index: 15
#2Helen Haugh (University of Cambridge)H-Index: 19
Last.Liudmila ChambersH-Index: 3
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The literature often views patents as signals of quality that enhance startups’ ability to attract angel and venture capital financing. However, empirical evidence on the signalling effect of patents is mixed. This paper aims to provide new evidence on the roles of patents as signals of quality. Using a novel hand-collected dataset of 468 startups in British Columbia, I find that venture capitalists respond positively to the presence of patents, while angel investors do not. Second, there are su...
#1Rosangela FeolaH-Index: 3
#2Massimiliano Vesci (UNISA: University of Salerno)H-Index: 6
Last.Roberto ParenteH-Index: 4
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Although the theme of academic spin-off has received increasing consideration in entrepreneurship literature, little attention has been devoted to identifying the factors that drive young researchers to set up ventures based on the results of their research. To identify the determinants of academic entrepreneurial intention (AEI), we tested a model on a sample of Italian researchers using structural equation modeling and integrating the Triple Helix Model with the theory of planned behavior (TPB...
Present theories highlight the varied roles played by weak and strong ties in idea generation, and development, respectively, but the mechanisms through which ties operate to influence the creative process remain uncertain. Investigating this issue across a range of SMEs, this paper demonstrates that strong ties influence idea development through three mechanisms; endorsement and validation, developing cognizance, and encouraging constructive dissent. These mechanisms positively impact idea deve...