Raising Entrepreneurial Capital

Other | December 1, 2003

byVinturella, John B., John B. Vinturella, Suzanne M. Erickson

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This book focuses on classic capital raising. That is, it covers the debt vs. equity decision, the options available to smaller businesses, and the considerations that lead to rapid growth, including venture capital, IPOs, angels, incubators, and so forth.Raising Entreprenuerial Capitalbegins where entrepreneurship books leave off, assuming that the reader understands simple financial statements, has selected a specific business, and knows how to write a business plan. It provides a broad, high-level summary of the subjects that people typically research, such as "How should your company position itself to attract private equity investment?" and "What steps can you take to improve your company's marketability?" Unlike other books of the genre,Raising Entrepreneurial Capitalincludes several chapters on worldwide regional variations on forms and availability of pre-seed capital, incubators, and the business plans they create, with case-studies from Europe, Latin America, and the Pacific-Rim.

* Combines solid theory with practitioner's experience and insights
* Case studies illustrate theory throughout the book
* Describes worldwide and regional variations in capital raising strategies

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This book focuses on classic capital raising. That is, it covers the debt vs. equity decision, the options available to smaller businesses, and the considerations that lead to rapid growth, including venture capital, IPOs, angels, incubators, and so forth.Raising Entreprenuerial Capitalbegins where entrepreneurship books leave off, ass...

Dr. Suzanne Erickson received her PhD in Finance from the University of Washington. She taught at Seattle University for several years where she was instrumental in starting the Entrepreneurship Center. Currently she is the Associate Dean in the College of Business and Mass Communication at Brenau University in Gainesville GA. Her area...

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Format:OtherDimensions:393 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:December 1, 2003Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:008046999X

ISBN - 13:9780080469997

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Table of Contents

Introduction - In the Beginning; Options in Venture Financing- Debt Capital; Options in Venture Financing- Early Stage Equity Capital; Determining the Amount Needed; Valuation: Survey of Methods; Venture Capital; Exit Strategies; Executing the Exit Strategy; Franchising; Internal Financial Management; Essentials of Risk Management; Opportunities to Do Business and Raise Capital Globally