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Title: How Prior Corporate Venture Capital Investments Shape Technological Alliances: A Real Options Approach
Authors: Van de Vrande, Vareska
VANHAVERBEKE, Wim
Issue Date: 2013
Citation: ENTREPRENEURSHIP THEORY AND PRACTICE, 37 (5), p. 1019-1043
Abstract: This article investigates how prior corporate venture capital (CVC) relationships between two firms affect the likelihood of their subsequently entering a strategic alliance. Creating a portfolio of CVC investments provides the investing firm with a set of opportunities that can be pursued once the technological and market uncertainty have been reduced. If the technology appears to be promising, a follow-on investment, such as a strategic alliance, is made to ensure the transfer of the technological knowledge. This article shows that prior CVC investments can play a role in the formation of strategic alliances and investigates the conditions under which they are most likely to do so.
Notes: Van de Vrande, V (reprint author), Erasmus Univ, Rotterdam Sch Management, NL-3000 DR Rotterdam, Netherlands, vvrande@rsm.nl; wim.vanhaverbeke@uhasselt.be
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1942/15802
DOI: 10.1111/j.1540-6520.2012.00526.x
ISI #: 000324089400003
ISSN: 1042-2587
Category: A1
Type: Journal Contribution
Validation: ecoom, 2014
Appears in Collections: Research publications

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