Wentian Zhang

Wentian Zhang is a PhD candidate in Finance at the University of Rochester, Simon Business School. Her research focuses on empirical corporate finance, with specific interests in venture capital, corporate innovation, entrepreneurship, and production network.

Lower Antitrust Enforcement Reduces Venture Capital Investment and Startup Innovation

In new research, Wentian Zhang finds that a reduction in antitrust enforcement causes venture capitalists to significantly decrease their investments in startups, leading to fewer startups going public and diminished innovation.

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