Venture capital is a long-term investment by necessity. As a result, since the mid-1960s, virtually all venture capital financing has been initiated through private partnerships of 10 years or more. To manage these investments, complex contracts have been entered into between venture capitalists and sponsorships. These contracts provide an overview of the complex challenge of hosting and managing a venture capital fund. Below are available bulk discounts available for each item, if you have a certain amount of learning, Josh. « Note on private equity partnership agreements. » Harvard Business School Note 294-084, January 1994. (Revised in April 2011.) Ufuk Akcigit, Sina T. Ates, Josh Lerner, Richard Townsend and Yulia Zhestkova . Fencing in front of Silicon Valley: Cross-Border Venture Capital and Technology Spillovers Keywords: Venture Capital; Financing and loans; Investments Governance Contracts Partners and partnerships Keywords: innovation; Corporate Venture Capital; Knowledge training Innovation and invention Foreign direct investment; Venture capital Entrepreneurship Politics United States; Sign up as a premium teacher with hbsp.harvard.edu, plan a course and save up to 50% of your students with your academic discount. The role of venture capital in financing innovation: what we know and what we have to learn.