The current research investigates the mechanism that how new
ventures growth is affected through entrepreneurial business ties. The
study introduces multiple mediators to the model to clearly establish the link between
business ties and new ventures growth. To test the
hypotheses, data were collected from 325 new ventures
operating in Pakistan from 2015 to 2017. We found a
positive and significant relationship between business ties
and new ventures growth. We also found that resource
leveraging, resource bundling and resource acquisition
fully mediates the stated relationship. Based on our
findings we concluded that new ventures give more
attention to resource leveraging and resources bundling
as well in order to perform well. Managerial and
theoretical implications are also discussed.
1-Sajid Rahman Assistant Professor, Institute of Business & Management Sciences (IBMS), The University of Agriculture, Peshawar, KP, Pakistan.2-Imran Saeed Assistant Professor, Institute of Business & Management Sciences (IBMS), The University of Agriculture, Peshawar, KP, Pakistan.3-Fahad Afridi Assistant Professor, Department of Management Science,CECOS University of Science & Technology, Peshawar, KP, Pakistan.
Entrepreneurial Business Ties, Resource Bundling, Resource Acquiring, Resource Leveraging, New Venture Growth