About Gender Gaps in Entrepreneurial Finance

Manar Saleh Alnamlah

Research output: Book/ReportPh.D. thesis

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Abstract

Gender disparity is not only pronounced in the likelihood of entrepreneurship and success but also in venture funding Given that access to capital is one of the detrimental factors in a venture’s survival and success, the gender gap in funding potentially contributes to the loss of innovative new ideas and economic growth. The purpose of this dissertation is to help to settle the established debate about the potential relevant mechanisms behind the gender gap in access to financial resources. Using multiple experimental approaches, the three studies that constitute this dissertation intend to advance our understanding of the role that investors’ beliefs about female entrepreneurs, entrepreneurs' capital-seeking behavior, and investor-entrepreneur gender dynamics play in driving the observed gap.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationFrederiksberg
PublisherCopenhagen Business School [Phd]
Number of pages166
ISBN (Print)9788775680146
ISBN (Electronic)9788775680153
Publication statusPublished - 2021
SeriesPhD Series
Number19.2021
ISSN0906-6934

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