A patento-scientometric approach to venture capital investment prioritization

Gustavo da Silva Motta, Pauli Adriano de Almada Garcia, Rogério Hermida Quintella
  • Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, May 2014, Wiley
  • DOI: 10.1002/asi.23205

Prioritizing venture capital investment

What is it about?

This paper proposes an approach to analyzing and prioritizing venture capital investments with the use of scientometric and patentometric indicators.

Why is it important?

The article highlights the importance of such investments in the development of technology-based companies and their positive impacts on the economic development of regions and countries. It also notes that the managers of venture capital funds struggle to objectify the evaluation of investment proposals.


Dr Gustavo da Silva Motta
Universidade Federal Fluminense

The proposed approach clarifies aspects of the criteria evaluated and contributes to the construction of a method for prioritizing venture capital investments.

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