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[CASCI Talk] Chasing Something Beautiful: Communities of Citation and the Cultural Circuits of Capital in the Early Days of Venture Capital

September 24th, 2019 Description How did venture capital investment become the dominant mode of funding for high technology, inextricably linked in the popular consciousness with innovation, massive economic growth, and equally massive investor profits? By the early 1970s, venture capitalists were gaining name recognition as a distinct category separate from other types of investors. But […]

CASCI Reading Group (Sept 24) – What Clients Don’t Get About My Profession: A Model of Perceived Role-Based Image Discrepancies

Starting in the Fall 2013, CASCI will sponsor a reading group every other week. The purpose of the CASCI Reading Group is to provide an opportunity for us to read and discuss theory-oriented research papers that introduce concepts and models that could be applied to describing, explaining, and addressing situations that arise at the intersection communities, […]