publication . Master thesis . 2018

Predicting start-up success with machine learning

Bento, Francisco Ramadas da Silva Ribeiro;
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  • Published: 08 Feb 2018
  • Country: Portugal
Abstract
Dissertation presented as the partial requirement for obtaining a Master's degree in Information Management, specialization in Knowledge Management and Business Intelligence Start-ups are becoming the motor that moves our economy. Google, Apple, or more recently Airbnb and Uber are companies with tremendous impact in worldwide economy, social interactions and government. Over the past decade, both in the US and Europe, there has been an exponential growth in start-up formation. Thus, it seems a relevant challenge understanding what makes this type of high-risk ventures successful and as such, attractive to investors and entrepreneurs. Success for a start-up is d...
Subjects
free text keywords: Start-up, Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A), IPO, Data analysis, Machine learning, Venture capital, True positive rate (TPR), False positive rate (FPR)
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