Enterprise and Venture Capital: A Business Builder's and Investor's Handbook
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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THE VENTURE CAPITAL SPECTRUM
How the game is played
Seed and startup capital
Preparing a business planorganisational and operational issues
Choosing a venture capitalist
Negotiations with venture capitalists
INVESTING THE MONEYWHAT INVESTORS MUST DO
Screening criteria and due diligence
Structuring the deal
Funding for management buyouts
RAISING THE MONEYWHAT ENTREPRENEURS MUST DO
How to write a business plan
Choosing the appropriate structure
Preparing a business planmarket analysis and market strategy
Preparing a business planthe financial analysis
MANAGING A VENTURE CAPITAL FUND
Fund formation and structures
How to run a venture capital fund
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