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Venture Capital Handbook

Venture Capital Handbook: An Entrepreneur's Guide to Raising Venture Capital, Revised and Updated Edition

by David Gladstone, Laura Gladstone

Looking for venture capital funding? The money is out there. But you'll need to work harder to secure financing today and work a whole lot smarter, too. That's where Venture Capital Handbook: Revised and Updated Edition comes in. In this book, leading venture capitalist David Gladstone and Laura Gladstone take you step-by-step through the entire VC funding process explaining exactly what you must know to get funded. The practical, "nuts and bolts" guide to today's venture capital marketplace How VCs really work and how to make your company stand out as an investment opportunity How to accelerate the investment process and eliminate dead-ends with the wrong funds Building an effective long-term relationship with your VC partners Reflects massive changes in the Internet and technology funding environments Covers key changes in the tax law that impact both investors and companies.

Venture Capital Handbook: Revised and Updated Edition is an end-to-end update of the classic insider's guide that has helped thousands of companies get funded successfully. If you're working to transform your dream into reality, this is the one book you simply must read.

Introduction, Table of Contents and Sample chapter available on the publisher's website: Prentice Hall and Barnesandnoble.com.

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Venture Capital Investing

The complete handbook for investing in private businesses for outstanding profits.

by David J. Gladstone, Laura Gladstone

In his classic bestseller Venture Capital Handbook, leading venture capitalist David Gladstone showed thousands of companies how to get funding and work with early stage investors. Now, in his revision of the classic, Venture Capital Investing, he looks at venture capital through the eyes of the investor. Gladstone shows all of you VC investors and angels exactly how to weed through scores of business proposals and find the gem that will deliver outstanding returns, especially in these soft economic times. You will learn what to look for in a business proposition; how to assess entrepreneurs and their management teams; how to evaluate financial statements, market niches, competitive environments, and product innovations; how to investigate a business that's already operating; and how to build effective partnerships with existing portfolio companies.

Introduction, Table of Contents and Sample chapter available on the publisher's website: Prentice Hall and Barnesandnoble.com.

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