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Coordinating family entrepreneurship: When money seeks opportunity

Decker, Carolin and Günther, Christina (2016). Coordinating family entrepreneurship: When money seeks opportunity. International Journal of Entrepreneurial Venturing, 8(1) pp. 46–61.

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Family offices are dedicated to business families’ comprehensive wealth management. Based on qualitative data, we explore how they additionally promote conventional and social entrepreneurship by supporting the families behind them in providing financial resources to venture capital funds or implementing family foundations. In this context, family offices rely on a sophisticated network comprising abundant financial, human, and social resources. Our findings illustrate how family offices coordinate these networks that provide chances for family members to prove themselves and facilitate entrepreneurial opportunities and help maintain the survival of the family and its enterprise over generations.

Item Type: Journal Item
Copyright Holders: 2016 Inderscience Enterprises Ltd.
ISSN: 1742-5379
Keywords: family entrepreneurship; family office; family business; family wealth; entrepreneurial opportunity; resources; networks; financial investments
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Business and Law (FBL) > Business > Department for Public Leadership and Social Enterprise
Faculty of Business and Law (FBL) > Business
Faculty of Business and Law (FBL)
Item ID: 54459
Depositing User: Carolin Decker-Lange
Date Deposited: 17 Apr 2018 11:23
Last Modified: 05 May 2019 01:06
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