Financing new ventures [electronic resource] : an entrepreneur's guide to business angel investment / Geoffrey Gregson.

by Gregson, Geoffrey [author.]Looking glass; EBSCO Publishing (Firm) [supplier.]Looking glass.

Series: 2013 digital library: ; Babson College entrepreneurship research conference collection: Publisher: New York, New York (222 East 46th Street, New York, NY 10017) : Business Expert Press, 2014.Edition: First edition.Description: 1 online resource (1 PDF (x, 253 pages)).ISBN: 1606494732; 9781606494738.Subject(s): Angels (Investors)Looking glass | Capitalists and financiersLooking glass | EntrepreneurshipLooking glass | business angel | entrepreneur | new venture | private equity investment | Electronic booksLooking glass
Contents:
1. Introduction -- 2. Entrepreneurial venturing and financing -- 3. What makes a compelling business angel investment opportunity? -- 4. Understanding the business angel investment process -- 5. Deal negotiation and the deal agreement -- 6. Investment management, staged financing, and exits -- 7. Summary and future trends -- Appendices -- Notes -- References -- Index.
Note: Part of: 2013 digital library.;
Title from PDF title page (viewed January 25, 2014).
Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 241-248) and index. Abstract: This book provides guidance on what makes a new venture more likely to attract external financing, with an emphasis on business angel investment. The author incorporates the views of business angels, venture capitalists, entrepreneurs, and legal advisors; draws upon the latest academic thinking on financing new ventures; and provides comparisons between business angel and venture capital investing to further inform the reader. The concepts, principles, and guidelines presented here will be relevant to entrepreneurs and investors, business support agencies, business students, and others interested in raising external investment and in developing an "investable" business.Alternative form: Print version: 9781606494721 (paperback)Online access: Read this e-book from EBSCO
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Many business ventures today are looking to attract externalfinancing, with an emphasis on business angelinvestment. Inside this text, the author incorporatesthe views of business angels, venture capitalists, entrepreneurs,and legal advisors; and draws upon the latestacademic thinking on financing new ventures, providingcomparisons between business angel and venture capitalinvesting to further inform the reader. The concepts, principles,and guidelines presented can help you and anyentrepreneur, business support agency, business student,and others interested in raising external investment andin developing an "investable" business.The book is organized into seven chapters covering:* Fundamental concepts of entrepreneurial venturingand entrepreneurial finance* Market conditions from which investable businessesemerge* The investment process* Deal negotiations* The post-investment relationship between entrepreneurand investor* Recent trends affecting how entrepreneurs raise financethat include strategic exits, "super angels,"and the emergence of "crowdfunding"

Part of: 2013 digital library.

Title from PDF title page (viewed January 25, 2014).

Includes bibliographical references (pages 241-248) and index.

1. Introduction -- 2. Entrepreneurial venturing and financing -- 3. What makes a compelling business angel investment opportunity? -- 4. Understanding the business angel investment process -- 5. Deal negotiation and the deal agreement -- 6. Investment management, staged financing, and exits -- 7. Summary and future trends -- Appendices -- Notes -- References -- Index.

This book provides guidance on what makes a new venture more likely to attract external financing, with an emphasis on business angel investment. The author incorporates the views of business angels, venture capitalists, entrepreneurs, and legal advisors; draws upon the latest academic thinking on financing new ventures; and provides comparisons between business angel and venture capital investing to further inform the reader. The concepts, principles, and guidelines presented here will be relevant to entrepreneurs and investors, business support agencies, business students, and others interested in raising external investment and in developing an "investable" business.

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