venture capital

How to Spread Your Chips Among Competing Innovations?

Many innovative products are designed to satisfy the demand of specific target consumers; thus, the innovators will inevitably compete with each other in the product market. We investigate how a profit-maximizing principal sh ...

More Risk, Less Reward: Venture Capital Investment in China
ZHENG, Yanfeng | XIA, Jun

Chinese venture capital (VC) firms suffer from imperfect information and poor legal protections when deciding whether to continue to invest in a company or cut it loose, according to HKUST researcher Yanfeng Zheng and a colleague. ...

Role of Social Relationships in VC Syndication and Fundraising

In this presentation, Prof Pavel Zhelyazkov will provide an overview of his research on how social networks shape venture capital (VC) firms’ syndication activities as well as access to deals and capital. In particular, he w ...