Title: Impact of financing patterns on business performance of e-startups in India: a research model

Authors: Trapti Mittal; Pankaj Madan

Addresses: Gurukula Kangri Vishwavidyalaya, Haridwar, 249404, India ' Gurukula Kangri Vishwavidyalaya, Haridwar, 249404, India

Abstract: The purpose of this paper is to identify the determinants of financing patterns of e-startups which influence its business performance. This theoretical paper designed a conceptual framework for financing patterns of e-startups by suggesting various traditional and modern sources of financing, stages of development as seed, early, growth and later stage and the determinants of business performance are long-term debt, short-term debt, debt-equity ratio, liquidity, profitability, tangibility, entrepreneurs' age, education and experience. The financing patterns of e-startups are playing an important role to attract the outsider investors although most of the e-startups like Paytm, Ola, Snapdeal, Shopclues and others are in the loss after it, they are able to raise the fund and become unicorn e-startups. So, this paper set out the determinants of financing pattern which can impact on business performance of e-startups in India.

Keywords: business performance; financing patterns; e-startups; India.

DOI: 10.1504/IJBIR.2020.105983

International Journal of Business Innovation and Research, 2020 Vol.21 No.4, pp.490 - 508

Received: 20 Jul 2018
Accepted: 22 Sep 2018

Published online: 24 Mar 2020 *

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