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Is Venture Capital Socially Responsible?

Sinan Goktan, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Finance

When: Thursday, February 14, 2019, 12:15pm – 1:15pm
Where: Library Biella Room

Refreshments will be served.

Is Venture Capital Socially Responsible? The Effect of Venture Capital Funding on Companies

How are corporate social responsibility initiatives guided by prior relationships with venture capital firms?

Venture capital-backed companies have poorer corporate social responsibility records.

Their average corporate social responsibility records improve in time but this improvement is significantly less for venture capital-backed (versus non-venture capital-backed) companies.

However, when venture capital-backed companies receive funding from younger firms that specialize in socially responsible investing or from university-based venture capital funds, their corporate social responsibility records improve.

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Thursday, February 14, 2019
12:15pm - 1:15pm
Library Biella Room
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