International Journal of Entrepreneurial Venturing
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International Journal of Entrepreneurial Venturing (2 papers in press)
Evaluation of Tech Ventures Evolving Business Models: Rules for Performance-related Classification by Marc König, Monon Enjolras, Christina Ungerer, Mauricio Camargo, Guido Baltes Abstract: At the early stage of a successful tech ventures life cycle, it is assumed that the business model will evolve to higher quality over time. However, there are few empirical insights into business model evolution patterns for the performance-related classification of early-stage tech ventures. We created relevant variables evaluating the evolution of the venture-centric network and the technological proposition of both digital and non-digital ventures business models using the text of submissions to the official business plan award in the German State of Baden-W Keywords: network theory; business model dynamics; life cycle; rough set theory; principal component analysis; tech ventures. DOI: 10.1504/IJEV.2022.10040698
Non-financial value creation in corporate venture capital: a systematic review of empirical studies by Benjamin Bugl, Dominik K. Kanbach Abstract: In recent decades, scholars have devoted increasing attention to equity investments in start-up companies executed by an intermediary owned and controlled by a corporation. Corporate venture capital (CVC) units provide liquidity to new venture companies and seek to achieve value creation for their corporate parents by offering a window to new technologies and for portfolio companies by leveraging their distinctive resource capabilities. This paper reviews the existing literature on CVC non-financial value creation for corporate parents and new venture portfolio firms in a systematic and replicable way. The contributions of our study are twofold. First, our thematic analysis reveals gaps in the existing knowledge, enabling scholars to investigate these research areas in more detail. Second, we provide a clear road map for CVC practitioners aiming to drive corporate innovation and scale new venture portfolio firms. Keywords: Corporate venture capital; corporate venturing; value creation; innovation; new ventures; start-ups; corporate parent; resource-based view; organisational learning; systematic literature review. DOI: 10.1504/IJEV.2022.10041629