(29 July 2014) Venture capital (VC) is a relatively recent and rapidly growing phenomenon in emerging countries, especially Asia. Economic development in both developed and emerging countries increasingly depends on VC financing, but research on this subject has been scant; and what work has been done has been misunderstood within the context of emerging countries.
These economies have shown some of the fastest GDP growth rates globally throughout the past decade. More specifically, VC financing in Asia is beginning to play a larger role in supporting the development of high-potential entrepreneurial ventures. The impact of VC investing on the development of high-potential ventures in emerging Asian economies has not been significantly addressed and is the focus of this book authored by William J. Scheela.
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