Title: Entrepreneurial financing for venture and innovation development

Authors: Jarunee Wonglimpiyarat

Addresses: The National Innovation Agency, Ministry of Science and Technology, 73/1 Rama VI Road, Bangkok 10400, Thailand

Abstract: Entrepreneurial financing policies play an important role in venture and economic development. This study investigates the management of Venture Capital (VC) industry for entrepreneurial financing in Thailand. The findings highlight the use of public VC funds to provide management assistance to the investee companies in order to improve survival rates. The study provides useful implications for policy makers in developing countries attempting to provide an environment conducive to high-tech industry.

Keywords: entrepreneurial financing; venture capital; industrial clusters; innovation commercialisation; Thailand; entrepreneurship; high-tech industry; high technology; developing countries.

DOI: 10.1504/IJFIP.2009.026401

International Journal of Foresight and Innovation Policy, 2009 Vol.5 No.4, pp.234 - 243

Published online: 09 Jun 2009 *

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