Enterprise and Venture Capital: A Business Builder's and Investor's Handbook

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Allen & Unwin, 2002 - 314 páginas
A handbook of the ins and outs of the venture capitalist's world. How to secure venture capital, and how to invest wisely. This fourth edition has been revised and updated and sets out in a straightforward and practical way how to put venture capital to work. It discusses the fundamentals of business building, the sources of venture capital available and the steps involved in obtaining the appropriate financing, including the preparation of a business plan, the choice of a venture capitalist and negotiations with investors.

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Preparing a business planorganisational and operational issues
143
Choosing a venture capitalist
150
Negotiations with venture capitalists
154
INVESTING THE MONEYWHAT INVESTORS MUST DO
163
Screening criteria and due diligence
165
Valuation
185
Structuring the deal
200
Postinvestment activities
213

Expansion capital
77
Funding for management buyouts
85
RAISING THE MONEYWHAT ENTREPRENEURS MUST DO
93
How to write a business plan
95
Choosing the appropriate structure
101
Preparing a business planmarket analysis and market strategy
111
Preparing a business planthe financial analysis
129
Exit mechanisms
220
MANAGING A VENTURE CAPITAL FUND
237
Fund formation and structures
239
How to run a venture capital fund
262
Portfolio management
276
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Christopher Golis is executive chairman of Nayang Management, an independent venture capital fund manager with $50 million under management, and the author of Empathy Selling.

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