Dr Li Xiao

Lecturer

Research Overview

Research Interests

Entrepreneurial finance

Equity crowdfunding

Founding entrepreneurial team

Entrepreneurship and Institutional transition

Technology business incubators

The role of Technological Business Incubators in supporting business innovation in China: a case of regional adaptability?
Xiao, L., North, D. 14/08/2017 In: Entrepreneurship and Regional Development. 29 p.
Journal article

The graduation performance of technology business incubators in China’s three Tier Cities: the role of incubator funding, technical support, and entrepreneurial mentoring
Xiao, L., North, D. 06/2017 In: The Journal of Technology Transfer. 42, 3, p. 615-634. 20 p.
Journal article

Founder expertise, strategic choices, formation and survival of high-tech SMEs in China: a resource-substitution approach
Xiao, L., Ramsden, M. 07/2016 In: Journal of Small Business Management. 54, 3, p. 892-911. 20 p.
Journal article

Institutional transitions, types of personalised network ties and the evolution of business angel finance
Xiao, L. 2015
Conference paper

Technology business incubators and the inovativeness of new ventures in China's core and periphery
Xiao, L. 12/06/2014
Conference paper

Entrepreneurs and growth orientation of young high-tech SMEs in China: multiple measures of performance
Xiao, L., Larson, M., North, D. 02/2013 In: The International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation. 14, 1, p. 29-38. 10 p.
Journal article

Technology business incubators and the graduation performance of technology-based start-up firms: regional evidence from China
Xiao, L., Ramsden, M. 2013
Conference paper

Institutional transition and the financing of high-tech SMEs in China: a longitudinal perspective
Xiao, L., North, D. 10/2012 In: Venture Capital: An International Journal of Entrepreneurial Finance. 14, 4, p. 269-287. 19 p.
Journal article

New technology-based firms and technology business incubators: regional comparisons from China
Xiao, L., North, D. 2012
Conference paper

Informal investor investing and networks in China: an exploratory study
Xiao, L., Ritchie, B. 05/2011 In: Journal of Private Equity. 14, 3, p. 72-85. 14 p.
Journal article

Financing high-tech SMEs in China: a three-stage model of business development
Xiao, L. 04/2011 In: Entrepreneurship and Regional Development. 23, 3-4, p. 217-234. 18 p.
Journal article

Institutional transition and the financing of high tech SMEs in China: a longitudinal perspective
Xiao, L., North, D. 2011 In: Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research . 31, 3
Journal article

Institutional transition and the financing of high tech SMEs in China: a longitudinal perspective
Xiao, L. 2011 In: The Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference.
Conference contribution

A longitudinal study of financing high-tech SMEs in China: from an institutional perspective
Xiao, L. 2010
Conference paper

Access to finance for high-tech SMEs: regional differences in China
Xiao, L., Ritchie, B. 2009 In: Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy. 27, 2, p. 246-262. 17 p.
Journal article

Financing high-tech SMEs in China: a three stage development model
Xiao, L. 2009
Conference paper

University –SME engagement: barriers, challenges and relationships
Xiao, L., Ritchie, B. 2008
Conference paper

Regional differences in access finance for high-tech SMEs: firm-level evidence from China
Xiao, L. 2007
Conference paper

Financing high-tech SMEs in China: some evidence from China
Xiao, L. 2005
Conference paper

Financing high-tech SMEs in China: some evidence from China
Xiao, L. 2005
Conference paper

Trust, co-operation and networking in an immigrate business community: the Case of Chinese-owned Business in the UK
Xiao, L., Smallbone, D., Lyon, F. 2005 In: Trust and entrepreneurship. Cheltenham p. 235-244. 10 p. ISBN: 1-84376-895-X.
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