Does Foreign And Domestic Venture Capital Firm Differ? A Comparative Study In India

Research Article
Komala G, and M.Muninarayanappa
Venture Capital, India, Foreign VCI, Domestic VCF

Venture capital finance can be provided either by domestically based firms or by foreign based venture capital firms that have entered a particular market. Venture Capital firms have increasingly turned to foreign countries in search of investment opportunity. By the recognition of the importance of developing vibrant venture capital market in India, government have changed the legal and regulatory framework relating to venture capital to attract funds from foreign investors. This paper aimed to compare the domestic Venture Capital Fund and Foreign Venture Capital Investments in India and also compare sector vise flow of investments by using trend analysis. The researcher identify that the domestic venture capitalists have been actively participating in the growth of the economy but their contribution is marginal compare to foreign VCI.