Endogenous Growth and Firm Value of Venture Companies

벤처기업의 내생적 성장이 기업가치에 미치는 영향

  • Received : 2012.08.24
  • Accepted : 2012.10.05
  • Published : 2012.10.28


This study researches the correlation between the firm value, which can be represented as Tobin's Q in this paper, and other financial information. The research is based on the financial statistics of KOSDAQ-listed Venture manufactures, which is comprised of the venture businesses group and the general group. The multiple regression, the correlation test tool, shows the R&D expenditures and tangible assets have the positive relation with the firm value while training expenses and the return on assets have the negative one. More specifically, R&D expenditures and total assets have the affirmative relations with the firm value among the venture businesses, whereas tangible assets, advertising expenses, and training expenses have the negative ones. The positive correlation between total assets and the firm value of venture business, shows that the volume of intangible assets impacts on the firm value of venture businesses. It also reflects the features of venture businesses highly relying on the technology development. The results are summarized as follows: First, The R&D expenditures and firm value have been positively correlated in the KOSDAQ-listed companies. Second, total assets and firm value has the positive correlation in the venture businesses.


Endogenous Growth;R&D Expenditures;Ventures;Firm Value


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