Lessons from Community Entrepreneurship: The Concept of Spawning

Capital-constrained cooperatives are being challenged by producer-members to provide vertical integration opportunities. We find evidence producer groups are utilizing an investment strategy described as spawning. Producer-investors familiar with a particular organizational form and who have developed joint investment networks were more apt to invest in newly spawned ventures.


Issue Date:
2009-08
Publication Type:
Working or Discussion Paper
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/92629
Total Pages:
13
Series Statement:
Working Paper
AEWP 2009-03




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