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The Resource Venture capital funding : a practical guide to raising finance, Stephen Bloomfield

Venture capital funding : a practical guide to raising finance, Stephen Bloomfield

Label
Venture capital funding : a practical guide to raising finance
Title
Venture capital funding
Title remainder
a practical guide to raising finance
Statement of responsibility
Stephen Bloomfield
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Aimed at SMEs looking to raise new finance, Venture Capital Funding provides a detailed examination of the funding options available, the most effective approaches to venture capitalists, and new material on the legal and regional perspectives. The business of helping firms to become 'investment ready' has long been seen as vital to the long-term development of any economy, but the process of identifying and attracting the right kind of investor can be a difficult process for many small- and medium-sized businesses. Venture Capital Funding gives you a detailed, step-by-step guide to obtaining
Cataloging source
MERUC
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Bloomfield, Stephen
Dewey number
658.15/224
Index
index present
LC call number
HG4751
LC item number
.B58 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • New business enterprises
  • Venture capital
  • Venture capital
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • New business enterprises
  • Venture capital
Label
Venture capital funding : a practical guide to raising finance, Stephen Bloomfield
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- Preface to the second edition -- Introduction: some objectives and definitions -- Chapter 1 Background issues -- The funding gap -- Myth or reality? -- Mathematics -- Market -- Management -- Mission Impossible -- Chapter 2 The future revisited I: developments in legal matters -- Legal Documentation -- Business angels -- The professionals' cut -- Conclusion -- Chapter 3 The future revisited II: developments in regional funding -- New sources of proposals -- The structural side -- Chapter 4 The future revisited III: the view from the City -- Chapter 5 Why do you want funding? -- Defining what venture capital is-- -- The basic question -- The four main purposes -- Start up -- Business development -- Shareholder change -- Rescue -- Chapter 6 Know your enemy: the venture capitalists considered -- The myth of patient money -- Pressures on the venture capitalist -- Factors and issues affecting venture capital fund policies -- Fund size and structure -- Size of funds -- Life cycle -- Horses for courses -- From the fund to the individual -- Background and experience -- Fund remuneration -- Chapter 7 The mechanics of doing the deal -- Stages of the process -- The business plan -- Attracting a funder -- Employing professional advisers -- Selecting a potential investor -- Deal negotiation and initial valuation -- The preliminary offer -- Fees -- 'Due diligence' -- Chapter 8 Seeing the finishing line -- Stars and bars -- The major routes out -- The P/E trap -- Reasons to be helpful, part 1 1 -- Reasons to be helpful, part 2 -- The dark side -- Chapter 9 Dealing with existing shareholders (and stakeholders) -- The effects of change -- The best structure -- Shareholders -- Other stakeholders -- Chapter 10 Building -- and displaying -- the management team -- Four elements of a management team -- Dropping directors -- Succession -- Chapter 11 The key issues of discovery: the 'due diligence' process -- 'House style' -- The due diligence process -- The process -- Stage 1: Desk review -- Stage 2: Management called in to -- Stage 3: Company visits -- Stage 4: Market review -- Stage 5: Customer review and -- Stage 6: Financial and credit review -- Stage 7: Accountants' investigation -- The investment committee -- Chapter 12 The choice of investment vehicle: existing business or newco? -- Type of investment -- Realization considerations -- Trading record -- Complexity -- Tax -- The structure of the deal and the return to the investor -- Chapter 13 Legal stages: where the going gets tough -- The process step by step -- The process -- Major features and documents -- What the term sheet contains -- The disclosure letter -- Other points -- Formal legal documentation -- Chapter 14 Post-investment considerations: culture shock -- The failure of mutual comprehension -- Costs -- Additional scrutiny -- And the consequences -- Requisite skills -- Board atmosphere -- Increased formality -- The false hope of synergy -- Outside involvement -- Personnel change -- Tactical actions of the investor -- Further funding
Control code
ocn560624509
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 244 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780749455002
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o560624509
  • (OCoLC)560624509
Label
Venture capital funding : a practical guide to raising finance, Stephen Bloomfield
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- Preface to the second edition -- Introduction: some objectives and definitions -- Chapter 1 Background issues -- The funding gap -- Myth or reality? -- Mathematics -- Market -- Management -- Mission Impossible -- Chapter 2 The future revisited I: developments in legal matters -- Legal Documentation -- Business angels -- The professionals' cut -- Conclusion -- Chapter 3 The future revisited II: developments in regional funding -- New sources of proposals -- The structural side -- Chapter 4 The future revisited III: the view from the City -- Chapter 5 Why do you want funding? -- Defining what venture capital is-- -- The basic question -- The four main purposes -- Start up -- Business development -- Shareholder change -- Rescue -- Chapter 6 Know your enemy: the venture capitalists considered -- The myth of patient money -- Pressures on the venture capitalist -- Factors and issues affecting venture capital fund policies -- Fund size and structure -- Size of funds -- Life cycle -- Horses for courses -- From the fund to the individual -- Background and experience -- Fund remuneration -- Chapter 7 The mechanics of doing the deal -- Stages of the process -- The business plan -- Attracting a funder -- Employing professional advisers -- Selecting a potential investor -- Deal negotiation and initial valuation -- The preliminary offer -- Fees -- 'Due diligence' -- Chapter 8 Seeing the finishing line -- Stars and bars -- The major routes out -- The P/E trap -- Reasons to be helpful, part 1 1 -- Reasons to be helpful, part 2 -- The dark side -- Chapter 9 Dealing with existing shareholders (and stakeholders) -- The effects of change -- The best structure -- Shareholders -- Other stakeholders -- Chapter 10 Building -- and displaying -- the management team -- Four elements of a management team -- Dropping directors -- Succession -- Chapter 11 The key issues of discovery: the 'due diligence' process -- 'House style' -- The due diligence process -- The process -- Stage 1: Desk review -- Stage 2: Management called in to -- Stage 3: Company visits -- Stage 4: Market review -- Stage 5: Customer review and -- Stage 6: Financial and credit review -- Stage 7: Accountants' investigation -- The investment committee -- Chapter 12 The choice of investment vehicle: existing business or newco? -- Type of investment -- Realization considerations -- Trading record -- Complexity -- Tax -- The structure of the deal and the return to the investor -- Chapter 13 Legal stages: where the going gets tough -- The process step by step -- The process -- Major features and documents -- What the term sheet contains -- The disclosure letter -- Other points -- Formal legal documentation -- Chapter 14 Post-investment considerations: culture shock -- The failure of mutual comprehension -- Costs -- Additional scrutiny -- And the consequences -- Requisite skills -- Board atmosphere -- Increased formality -- The false hope of synergy -- Outside involvement -- Personnel change -- Tactical actions of the investor -- Further funding
Control code
ocn560624509
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 244 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780749455002
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o560624509
  • (OCoLC)560624509

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