EIF Working Paper 2016/38 - Growth patterns of EIF-backed startups - Volume II of "The European venture capital landscape: an EIF perspective"

    Release date: 16 December 2016

This paper analyses the performance trends of investees after receiving EIF support. The aim is to establish a taxonomy of start-ups according to their growth trends. Using a wide range of descriptive statistics, the first part of the work documents the remarkable growth of EIF-backed start-ups, both on average and median terms. The second part of the work carries a cluster analysis that combines different measures of firm medium-term development.

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