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The Journal of Entrepreneurial Finance is published by Pepperdine University's Graziadio School of Business and Management in association with the Academy of Entrepreneurial Finance.
To ensure maximum impact, the JEF is indexed in Digital Commons, ProQuest, EconPapers, EconStor, RePEc, Google Scholar and Microsoft Academic Search.
ISSN (Online): 2373-1761
ISSN (Print): 2373-1753
The main goal of The Journal of Entrepreneurial Finance, JEF, is to encourage and support research and inquiry in the field of entrepreneurial and small business finance. Examples of research work sought by JEF are listed in below. The journal's audience, both as authors and as readers, includes academicians and practitioners in the field everywhere. Relevance, originality, rigor, timeliness, and quality are among the key criteria used for making decisions on submitted manuscripts.
Key Areas of InterestCorporate Finance issues relevant to Entrepreneurial Ventures and Small Firms
Behavioral Finance- especially issues related Risk-taking, Startups, and Growth
Business Valuation and Venture Evaluation
Initial Public Offerings and Other Harvest Strategies
The Market for Formal and Informal Venture Capital and Angel Financing
Financial Institutions and Small Business Financing
Innovations in Capital Markets for Small Firms and Startups
Economics and Accounting of Small Business
Models for Predicting Small Firm Success and/or Failure
Teaching, Pedagogy, and Case Development
Other related issues- including Globalization and Technological factors affecting Capital Access and Startup Process.
Aims and Scope
The Journal of Entrepreneurial Finance (JEF) was established in 1991 and is a premier source of academic research related to small business finance and entrepreneurship. The journal's audience, both as authors and as readers, includes academicians and practitioners in the field everywhere. Relevance, originality, rigor, timeliness, and quality are among the key criteria used for making decisions on submitted manuscripts. The JEF publishes both print and digital editions. There is neither a submission fee nor a publishing fee. To ensure maximum impact and reach, the journal is indexed in Digital Commons, ProQuest, EconPapers, EconStor, RePEc, as well as other indices and repositories.
The Journal of Entrepreneurial Finance has existed under the following names:
1991-1995 Journal of Small Business Finance
1996-2000 Journal of Entrepreneurial and Small Business Finance
2001-2001 Journal of Entrepreneurial Finance
2002-2009 Journal of Entrepreneurial Finance and Business Ventures
2010-Present Journal of Entrepreneurial Finance