Raising venture capital for the serious entrepreneur

Main Author: Berkery, Dermot.
Corporate Authors: ebrary, Inc.
Format: Online Book
Language: English
Published: New York : McGraw-Hill, c2008.
Online Access: Online version
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Table of Contents:
  • Developing a financing map
  • Getting to the first stepping-stone
  • The unique cash flow and risk dynamics of early-stage ventures
  • Determining the amount of capital to raise and what to spend it on
  • Getting behind how venture capital firms think
  • Creating a winning business plan
  • Valuing early-stage companies
  • Agreeing on a term sheet with a venture capitalist
  • Terms for splitting the rewards
  • Allocating control between founders/management and investors
  • Aligning the interests of founders/management and investors
  • Term sheet exercises.