Relating social capital and venture capital, you will enjoy:
J.M. Podolny & F. Castellucci - Choosing ties from the inside of a
prism: Egocentric uncertainty and status in venture capital markets.
J. Freeman - Venture capital as an economy of time.
Both in "Corporare Social Capital and Liability", 1999, edited by
R.Th.A.J. Leenders & S.M. Gabbay, Kluwer Academic Publishers.
In the same volume you might also be interested in:
B. Uzzi & J.J. Gillespie - Corporate social capital and the cost of
financial capital: An embeddedness approach.
On a different but related note, I refer you to:
R.B. McNaughton & J. Bell - Corporate social capital: A framework
for understanding network-based export development programs,
2001, In: Social capital of Organizations, S.M. Gabbay & R.Th.A.J.
Leenders (Eds.), JAI Press.
I hope this is of use to you,
Date sent: Fri, 11 Jan 2002 10:05:00 -0500
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From: jon schneider <[log in to unmask]>
Subject: Venture Capital and Social Networks
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> I must confess that this is one of the best lists I have ever joined. It is
> really great to see how much everyone assists one another.
> Here is the current project that I am working on, I am interested in
> learning more about research done for Social Networks and Venture Capital. I
> finished Robert Putnams ³Bowling Alone² http://www.bowlingalone.com
> There are a couple of good references they are:
> - Anna Lee Saxenian, Regional Advantage: Culture and Competition in Silicon
> Valley and Route 128.
> Harvard University Press 1994
> Also Dara Elizabeth Menashi, Making Public/Private Collaboration Productive;
> Lessons for Creating Social Capital unpublished Doctoral Disseration John F
> Kennedy School of Government Harvard University 1997
> Does anyone know of any other studies done that relate Social networks,
> Social Capital and venture Capital.
> Thanks in advance.
> Jon G Schneider
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