Venture Capital

Venture Capital – The Ultimate Short Venture Capital Guide (2016)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by naag at Oct. 14, 2016
Venture Capital – The Ultimate Short Venture Capital Guide (2016)

Venture Capital – The Ultimate Short Venture Capital Guide
MP4 | Video: AVC 1280x720 | Audio: AAC 44KHz 2ch | Duration: 1.5 Hours | Lec: 37 | 176 MB
Genre: eLearning | Language: English

How do venture capitalists think? Learn how to pitch your startup, apply for venture capital and write business plans.
Raising Venture Capital for the Serious Entrepreneur by Dermot Berker [Repost]

Raising Venture Capital for the Serious Entrepreneur by Dermot Berkery
English | 1 Oct. 2007 | ISBN: 0071496025 | 311 Pages | PDF | 1 MB

Dermot Berkery is a general partner with Delta Partners, a leading European venture capital company that invests in Ireland and the United Kingdom. He has led investments in early-stage companies in sectors such as software, electronics, mobile services, medical components, and security equipment.
Venture Capital: Investment Strategies, Structures, and Policies (repost)

Venture Capital: Investment Strategies, Structures, and Policies by Douglas Cumming
English | 2010 | ISBN: 0470499141 | 592 pages | PDF | 3,8 MB

An essential guide to venture capital
Studies have shown that venture capital backed entrepreneurial firms are on average significantly more successful than non-venture capital backed entrepreneurial firms in terms of innovativeness, profitability, and share price performance upon going public. Understanding the various aspects of venture capital is something anyone in any industry should be familiar with.

Raising Venture Capital (repost)  

Posted by interes at Feb. 4, 2013
Raising Venture Capital (repost)

Rupert Pearce, Simon Barnes, "Raising Venture Capital"
2006-06-05 | ISBN: 0470027576 | 258 pages | PDF | 1,3 MB

Offering a deep insight into the venture capital deal-making process, Raising Venture Capital also provides valuable introduction to the subject. The book is practical in focus but based on sound academic theory, research and teaching materials gathered over the last 4 years at Tanaka Business School.
Part one covers the history of the venture capital industry, shows why entrepreneurs need venture capital finance, and looks at how venture capitals raise and structure their funds. It also covers valuation methods for venture capital investments, and portfolio management.

Venture Capital and the Finance of Innovation (repost)  

Posted by interes at Sept. 16, 2012
Venture Capital and the Finance of Innovation (repost)

Andrew Metrick, Ayako Yasuda, "Venture Capital and the Finance of Innovation"
English | 2010 | ISBN: 0470454709 | 592 pages | PDF | 6,3 MB

This useful guide walks venture capitalists through the principles of finance and the financial models that underlie venture capital decisions. It presents a new unified treatment of investment decision making and mark-to-market valuation. The discussions of risk-return and cost-of-capital calculations have been updated with the latest information. The most current industry data is included to demonstrate large changes in venture capital investments since 1999. The coverage of the real-options methodology has also been streamlined and includes new connections to venture capital valuation. In addition, venture capitalists will find revised information on the reality-check valuation model to allow for greater flexibility in growth assumptions.

The Venture Capital Industry in Europe  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by m_gobara at June 9, 2010
The Venture Capital Industry in Europe

The Venture Capital Industry in Europe
Palgrave Macmillan | 2004-03-15 | ISBN: 3527314059 | 224 pages | PDF | 1.5 MB

By analyzing many facets of venture capital industries, this book substantially adds to the understanding of Europe’s venture capital industries. It starts by discussing the microeconomics of fund raising, investment and exiting behaviour of venture capital companies. It then relates the microeconomics of venture capital finance to the industry features in European countries, such as the economies' positions in the international division of labour and the economies' financial market structures.

A Guide to Venture Capital (Third Edition)  

Posted by Pastilan at May 14, 2008
A Guide to Venture Capital (Third Edition)


A Guide to Venture Capital (Third Edition)
IVCA | 2007 | ISBN: 9780789471482 | English | 22 pages | PDF | 1.4 MB

Venture Capital/Private Equity is medium to long-term finance provided in return for a shareholding in unquoted companies. For the purposes of this guide ‘Private Equity’ refers to ‘Venture Capital’ and ‘Business Angel’ investments at stages in a company’s development, from the seed to expansion stages, as well as management buy-outs and buy-ins. The terms Venture Capital and Private Equity should therefore be regarded as interchangeable phrases. The purpose of this booklet is to encourage you to start planning early when seeking finance to accelerate the growth of your business. It will explain how a Venture Capitalist approaches the process of investing equity in a business and what you need to do to improve your chances of raising equity.


Venture Capital Investing: The Complete Handbook for Investing in Private Businesses for Outstanding Profits

Venture Capital Investing: The Complete Handbook for Investing in Private Businesses for Outstanding Profits by David Gladstone
Publisher: FT Press; Rev Sub edition (August 16, 2003) | 013101885X | 523Pages | PDF | 18.6MB

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.
Venture Capital Contracting and the Valuation of High-technology Firms by  Joseph A. McCahery

Venture Capital Contracting and the Valuation of High-technology Firms by Joseph A. McCahery (Editor), Luc Renneboog (Editor)
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA (February 27, 2004) | ISBN-10: 0199270139 | PDF | 2 Mb | 536 pages

Venture capitalists are specialized intermediaries that channel capital to firms and professional services to companies that might otherwise be excluded from the corporate debt market and other sources of private finance. Venture capital financing is used to invest mainly in small and medium size firms with good growth and exit potential. Typically, venture capital firms concentrate in industries with a great deal of uncertainty, where the information gaps among entrepreneurs and venture capitalist are commonplace.

Founder Turnover in Venture Capital Backed Start-Up Companies [Repost]  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by tanas.olesya at Dec. 1, 2016
Founder Turnover in Venture Capital Backed Start-Up Companies  [Repost]

Founder Turnover in Venture Capital Backed Start-Up Companies by Martin Heibel
English | 9 Oct. 2008 | ISBN: 3834911976 | 266 Pages | PDF | 4 MB

Martin Heibel analyzes founder turnover in German venture capital backed start-up companies. He develops two unique data sets specifically assembled through an experiment and an online survey.