Prof. Satish Kumar, co-authored paper titled ‘Evolution and trends in entrepreneurial finance: reflections and insights from COVID-19’ has been published in Venture Capital, An International Journal of Entrepreneurial Finance (ABDC-B, ABS-2, IF= 3.531).
Prof. Purnima Raoa, Finance Area, Fortune Institute of International Business (FIIB), New Delhi, India; Prof. Shubhangi Verma, Finance Area, Fortune Institute of International Business (FIIB), New Delhi, India, are his co-authors.
Entrepreneurship contributes substantially to the modernization and commercial development of an economy. Access to financial resources is key to the successful operation of new ventures which was arrested by COVID-19. Therefore, the present study aims to address the architecture of entrepreneurial finance since the inception of COVID-19. The research adopts a Systematic literature review approach to study the 127 articles chosen for analysis. The findings reveal the usage of novel sources of finance such as crowdfunding, and Initial Coin Offerings during COVID-19. Apart from this, the research also encapsulates the contributions of the articles on venture capital, P2P lending, and angel finance. Also, the study highlights promising avenues for future research focusing on different financing options and drivers of financing choices.