Bootstrapping as a Resource Dependence Management Strategy and its Association with Startup Growth

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T. VANACKER; S. MANIGART; M. MEULEMAN; L. SELS;
(2011)

This paper studies the association between bootstrapping and startup growth. Bootstrapping reduces a startup’s dependence on financial investors, but may create new dependencies. Drawing upon resource dependence theory, we hypothesize that when bootstrapping does not cr... View more
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