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Journal of Management & Governance

, Volume 16, Issue 4, pp 543–556 | Cite as

On the foundation and early development of domestic and international new ventures

  • Erik S. Rasmussen
  • Tage Koed Madsen
  • Per Servais
Article

Abstract

The founding and early development of Domestic New Ventures and International New Ventures is examined based upon a large scale survey of Danish manufacturing firms. The firms are classified into five different categories and compared with regard to their foundation and development within the first 3 years. The article contributes with a demonstration of differences between these categories of firms with regard to the number and mindset of founders, the growth of the firm, and the networks of firm.

Keywords

International new ventures Foundation Early growth Internationalization Manufacturing firms 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Erik S. Rasmussen
    • 1
  • Tage Koed Madsen
    • 1
  • Per Servais
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Marketing and ManagementUniversity of Southern DenmarkOdense MDenmark

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