How to Raise Capital

How to Raise Capital

Techniques and Strategies for Financing and Valuing your Small Business

Book - 2005
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McGraw Hill

The entrepreneur's step-bystep guide to venture capital--where to find it, how to secure it, and what to do with it

Fewer than 40 percent of entrepreneurs seeking new business funding each year actually get that funding. How to Raise Capitalimproves those odds, providing prospective as well as current business owners with the knowledge they need to prepare an effectiveloan proposal, locate a suitable investor, negotiate and close the deal, and more. The all-star team of entrepreneurial experts behind How to Raise Capital gives readers top-level educational theory with hands-on, real-world knowledge. This thorough examinationof the inner workings of the venture capital industry explores:

  • Resources available to entrepreneurs, from SBA loans to angel investors
  • Proven strategies for identifying and approaching equity sources
  • Characteristics of a "superdeal"--from the investor's perspective

Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, [2005]
Copyright Date: ©2005
ISBN: 9780071412889
Branch Call Number: 658.1592 TIMMO
Characteristics: viii, 245 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Zacharakis, Andrew
Spinelli, Stephen Jr


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Sep 23, 2011

It is a good book for the beginners, those who don't know how ti raise money for a venture. I prefer the book "New Venture Creation: Entrepreneurship for the 21st Century", written by the same authors, as that book does into more detail about fund raising and business planning.


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