Access to Financing Capital by Canadian Innovative Biotechnology Firms - ARCHIVED

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This paper looks into Canadian innovative biotechnology firms' access to financing capital. Results show that over 70% of biotech firms that attempted to raise financing capital were successful. Funds were primarily sought for R&D activities and came primarily from Canadian venture capitalists. Harsher market conditions were the main reasons put forward by investors to limit or reject biotechnology firms' funding requests.

Issue Number: 2005010
Author(s): Traoré, Namatié
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PDFApril 29, 2005