Project

The role of external boards in high tech start-ups. A resource dependency and board capital perspective

Duration
01 February 2010 → 31 March 2016
Funding
Regional and community funding: Special Research Fund
Research disciplines
  • Social sciences
    • Business administration and accounting
    • Management
Keywords
entrepreneurship corporate governance high tech
 
Project description

Corporate governance literature has mainly focused on large companies, in which the monitoring role of boards is the most important. Boards can however contribute additionally to high tech start-ups through their menotring role. This research studies the determinants of board contribution and the extent to which board contribution results in performance.