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Entrepreneurial Funding Challenges for Latin American Women Start-up Founders

Show simple item record Kuschel, Katherina Lepeley, María Teresa Espinosa, Fernanda Gutiérrez, Sebastián 2015-11-11T16:36:11Z 2015-11-11T16:36:11Z 2015-10
dc.description.abstract Purpose: This study explores the funding opportunities for women start-up founders who have received support from the Chilean government agency accelerator Start-Up Chile. It examines the role of gender in Latin American women founders at the stage when they are raising funds and equity capital. Design/methodology/approach: The study includes an inductive, qualitative approach and interviews with 20 female founders. Findings: The thematic analysis revealed 10 subthemes that condition founder’s access to capital in the following categories: capital needs, network, and individual characteristics. Originality/value: The contribution of this study is the identification of predominant factors for female entrepreneurs raising capital followed by implications for public policies in entrepreneurial ecosystems including future research orientation. es_CL
dc.format.extent 39 páginas es_CL
dc.language.iso en_US es_CL
dc.publisher School of Business and Economics, Universidad del Desarrollo es_CL
dc.relation.ispartofseries Working Paper;24
dc.subject Entrepreneurship es_CL
dc.subject New high-technology ventures es_CL
dc.subject Female founders es_CL
dc.subject Entrepreneurial ecosystem es_CL
dc.subject Start-Up Chile es_CL
dc.subject Latin America es_CL
dc.title Entrepreneurial Funding Challenges for Latin American Women Start-up Founders es_CL
dc.type Documento de trabajo es_CL

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