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The Venture Capital State: The Silicon Valley Model in East Asia

Robyn Klingler-Vidra


The Venture Capital State investigates the diffusion of the globally acclaimed Silicon Valley venture capital (VC) policy model. The spread of this model has been ubiquitous, with at least 45 states across a range of countries, in terms of geography, culture, and size, attempting to build local VC markets. In contrast to the transcendent exuberance for VC, policymakers in each and every state have implemented a distinct set of policies. Even states of similar population and economic sizes that are geographically and culturally proximate, and at comparable levels of industrialization, have not ... More

Keywords: Venture Capital, Diffusion, Industrial Policy, Innovation, Economic Growth, Singapore, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Rationality, Political economy

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9781501723377
Published to Cornell Scholarship Online: May 2019 DOI:10.7591/cornell/9781501723377.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Robyn Klingler-Vidra, author
King's College London