140 Commonwealth Avenue Chestnut Hill, MA 02467-3810
Located in the original Bapst Library building on Boston College’s Chestnut Hill campus, the John J. Burns Library offers students, scholars, and the general public opportunities to engage with rare books, special collections, and archives.
Research on the venture capital and private equity markets
What is Venture Capital?
One good definition that comes from the Venture Capital Association of America is that venture capital is money provided by professionals who invest alongside management in young, rapidly growing companies that have the potential to develop into significant economic contributors. Venture capital is an important source of equity for start-up companies.