The Effectiveness Of The Finnish Pre-Seed And Seed Policy Schemes To Promote Innovative High-Growth Entrepreneurial Ventures

This paper assesses the effectiveness of the supply and demand side policy initiatives in Finland targeted at pre-seed and seed stage businesses, particularly from the viewpoint of high-growth ventures. In order to obtain a yardstick by which to judge the current policy mix in Finland, this paper focuses on systemic functions which these policies can be expected to fulfill to promote a viable high-growth entrepreneurial eco-system. When considering the features of major policy initiatives the paper draws on analysis of venture capital policies and especially of typical failures in policy initiatives, as presented by Lerner (2009).

Provided by: ELINKEINOELĂ„MĂ„N TUTKIMUSLAITOS Topic: Innovation Date Added: Sep 2010 Format: PDF

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