- Consulting Editors
- Finance of New industries
- The Returns to Entrepreneurship
- Risk Attitudes and Private Business Equity
- New Firm Financing and Performance
- New Perspectives On Entrepreneurial Capital Structure
- The Capital Structure of Family Firms
- Influence of Internal Factors on the Use of Equity-and Mezzanine-Based Financing in Family Firms
- Planning For Entrepreneurial Finance And Capital: A Critical Review Of The Importance Of Teaching Business Planning
- Funding Gaps
- Availability of Credit to Small Firms Young and Old: Evidence from the Surveys of Small Business Finances
- Asymmetric Information, Credit Market Condition, and Entrepreneurial Finance
- Alternative Types Of Entrepreneurial Finance
- Angel Investors and Their Investments
- Firm Growth, Schumpeterian Entrepreneurship, and Venture Capital
- Why Do Firms Go Public?
- Valuation Of IPOs
- Trade Credit and Its Role in Entrepreneurial Finance
- Factoring and Invoice Financing
- Project Finance
- Hedge Fund Asset-Based Lending
- Business Taxation, Corporate Finance, and Economic Performance
- Financial Capital among Minority-Owned Businesses
- Financing Women-Owned Firms: A Review Of Recent Literature
- International Differences In Entrepreneurial Finance
- Entrepreneurial Finance in Weak Institutional Environments
- Microfinance for Entrepreneurs
- The Past and Future of Innovations in Microfinance
- Index of Names
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This article focuses on a class of angel investors that lies between venture capitalists and the typical informal individual angel investor. It discusses why people become angel investors. It then covers angel investors in groups and discusses group traits and their advantages. The section after that discusses angel investments and the investment process. The article discusses characteristics of a good deal, the financial parameters of an investment, and the angel's exit from the investment. A review of the literature on expected returns on angel investments and the problems with measuring them follows. The final section summarizes.
Ramon P. DeGennaro is the CBA professor of banking and finance at the University of Tennessee. He previously served as a visiting scholar at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. Professor DeGennaro has published more than forty refereed articles on financial market volatility, small firm finance, the term structure of interest rates, financial institutions, prediction markets, and investments. His articles have appeared or are forthcoming in journals such as the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis,the Journal of Money, Credit and Banking,the Journal of Banking and Finance,the Journal of Financial Research,the Journal of Empirical Finance,the Journal of Financial Services Research,and Financial Management. He is an associate editor or member of the editorial board of the Journal of Financial Research,the Financial Review, the International Journal of Business, and the Journal of Private Enterprise. He is also a member of the academic board of directors of the Midwest Finance Association. He holds a PhD in finance from the Ohio State University.
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