The effect of acquisition on post-exit entrepreneurial recycling

David Smith

Dublin City University

In 2014 I returned to University after several years of running a business, both in Ireland and abroad. I completed the MSc Finance in DCU in 2015. Last year I was awarded an IRC Government of Ireland research scholarship, which began in October 2016. 


Aim/Research QuestionHigh-tech start-ups play a vital role in technological innovation and are often acquired by large, established firms with the resources and capabilities to successfully launch products in the market. While... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Teresa Hogan (Dublin City University)
  2. Dawn Detienne (Colorado State University)
  3. David Smith (Dublin City University)

Topic Area

Entrepreneurship and Innovation


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