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Whitepaper: What Are Firms? Evolution From Birth To Public Companies

by Centre for Economic Policy ResearchJan 01, 2008

This paper published by the Centre for Economic Policy Research describes how firm characteristics evolve from early business plan, to initial public offering, to public company for 49 venture capital financed companies. The financial performance, business idea, point(s) of differentiation, non-human capital assets, growth strategy, customers, competitors, alliances, top management, ownership structure, and the board of directors are also discussed.