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Limity inwestycyjne funduszy venture Capitals i aniołów biznesu
Venture capital and business angels investment limits

Author(s): Katarzyna Prędkiewicz
Subject(s): Economy
Published by: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Ekonomicznego we Wrocławiu
Keywords: small and medium-sized enterprises; equity gap; finance gap; limits of funding gap

Summary/Abstract: This article reviews 36 venture capitals funds operating in Poland for preferred investment limits. The author also analyses the extent of business angels investment in the companies. The analysis shows that business angels investments in individual projects are from about 50 thousand PLN to 2 million PLN. However, the vast majority of VC funds prefer the amount of 1 million PLN up, and in the range of 1 million to 14 million PLN the supply of capital is relatively low. Companies may encounter quite a good offer of VC funds if their needs imply from 14 to 30 million PLN. The analysis also showed very slim or no supply of capital financing seed phase.

  • Issue Year: 2012
  • Issue No: 271
  • Page Range: 160-169
  • Page Count: 10
  • Language: Polish