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Do investors show team composition preferences in funding Startup teams?

In this paper, I investigate the role team gender composition plays in venture investor interests and fund realizations for early stage startups. I find that having a female-founded startup increases interests from venture organizations. However, this does not translate into higher funding for female-led startups. Using the state-level mandated maternity benefits as an instrument for…

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Diversity, Newcomers and Team Performance in a Dynamic Setting” with Sherry Li

Improvement in technology, changes in cultural norms, and the expansion of opportunities has diversified American workforce. Small teams have become an integral part of how organizations accomplish tasks and achieve their goals. Many work teams are dynamic in their compositions with new members often being added to preexisting teams. However, our understanding of how teams…

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