Bridging the Equity Gap for Innovative SMEs

  • Elisabetta Gualandri
  • Valeria Venturelli

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xx
  2. Elisabetta Gualandri, Valeria Venturelli
    Pages 1-8
  3. Elisabetta Gualandri, Valeria Venturelli
    Pages 9-16
  4. Valeria Venturelli
    Pages 17-28
  5. Elisabetta Gualandri
    Pages 29-42
  6. Luciana Canovi, Valeria Venturelli
    Pages 43-60
  7. Alessandro G. Grasso
    Pages 61-85
  8. Alessandro G. Grasso
    Pages 86-109
  9. Fabio Braga, Massimo Demasi
    Pages 110-144
  10. Elisabetta Gualandri, Paola Schwizer
    Pages 145-172
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 173-196

About this book


Explores the idea that Europe's growth problems may be caused by weaknesses in capital markets and in the access to risk capital. It addresses the evaluation of the financial needs and constraints of start-up firms and how these might be bridged. The role of public sector intervention is analyzed, focusing on international best practices.


capital capital market economic growth finance growth

Editors and affiliations

  • Elisabetta Gualandri
    • 1
  • Valeria Venturelli
    • 1
  1. 1.Marco Biagi Faculty of EconomicsUniversity of Modena and Reggio EmiliaItaly

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