Challenges to impact investing in a developing country: Evidence from Chile

Viglialoro, Davide, Seguel, Omar and Landoni, Paolo (2024) Challenges to impact investing in a developing country: Evidence from Chile. Venture Capital. ISSN 1369-1066

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Abstract

This study discusses the impediments and challenges to the growth of impact investing in a developing country. The authors define a set of 7 possible obstacles by establishing a conceptual framework for impact investing. The obstacles are tested through 24 interviews with different players within the Chilean entrepreneurial ecosystem, confirming impediments such as the early stage of market development, the scarcity of suitable investment deals, overdependence on public funding, a paucity of intermediaries and specialised business supports, and the lack of impact measurement practices. Our findings represent a step forward in understanding and supporting the growth of impact investments in developing countries.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: impact investing,developing countries,social entrepreneurship,entrepreneurial finance,qualitative research,sdg 8 - decent work and economic growth ,/dk/atira/pure/sustainabledevelopmentgoals/decent_work_and_economic_growth
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Social Sciences > Norwich Business School
UEA Research Groups: Faculty of Social Sciences > Research Groups > Strategy and Entrepreneurship
Depositing User: LivePure Connector
Date Deposited: 26 Jun 2024 15:38
Last Modified: 09 Jul 2024 01:36
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/95698
DOI: 10.1080/13691066.2024.2368775

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