Venture Capitalists (VC) play an important role in influencing the strategic direction of the firms in which they invest. The findings of this study reveal that VCs can serve as a catalyst to new venture internationalization through the provision of knowledge and reputation resources. Furthermore, the international knowledge of a VC is more positively related to new venture internationalization when the VC is also reputable.
‘This is a peer reviewed version of the following article:
Fernhaber, S. A., & McDougall-Covin, P. P. (January 01, 2009). Venture Capitalists as Catalysts to New Venture Internationalization: The Impact of Their Knowledge and Reputation Resources. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 33, 1, 277-295.
which has been published in final form at: DOI:10.1111/j.1540-6520.2008.00289.x. This article may be used for non-commercial purposes in accordance With Wiley Terms and Conditions for self-archiving'.
Stephanie A. Fernhaber and Patricia P. McDougall-Covin. "Venture Capitalists as Catalysts to New Venture Internationalization: The Impact of Their Knowledge and Reputation Resources" Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice
Vol. 33 Iss. 1 (2009) p. 277 - 295
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/stephanie_fernhaber/6/