Regional and spatial issues in the financing of small and medium-sized enterprises and new ventures

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Cowling, Marc, Ughetto, Elisa and Lee, Neil 2019. Regional and spatial issues in the financing of small and medium-sized enterprises and new ventures. Regional Studies. https://doi.org/10.1080/00343404.2019.1601174
AuthorsCowling, Marc, Ughetto, Elisa and Lee, Neil
Abstract

This editorial introduces the papers addressing regional and spatial aspects relating to the demand for, and the supply of,
finance for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and start-ups. Reflecting the breadth of financial instruments that
are potentially available to SMEs and new ventures (e.g., business angel, bank credit and credit card financing), this special
issue offers a combination of up-to-date studies that integrate the regional and spatial perspectives into the debate on
SMEs and start-up financing. Overall, the papers contribute to an understanding of the mechanisms by which
geography shapes access to finance for SMEs and new ventures, and the implications for local economic activity.

KeywordsFinance; Geography; New ventures; Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs)
Year2019
JournalRegional Studies
PublisherRoutledge, Taylor and Francis Group
ISSN1360-0591
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.1080/00343404.2019.1601174
Web address (URL)http://hdl.handle.net/10545/625393
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Publication dates12 Apr 2019
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ContributorsPolitecnico di Torino, Turin, Italy, University of Brighton and London School of Economics
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