Venture Capital Handbook: an Entrepreneur's Guide (Rev&Updtd)

Venture Capital Handbook: an Entrepreneur's Guide (Rev&Updtd)

by David Gladstone (Author), Laura Gladstone (Author)


In Venture Capital Handbook: Revised and Updated Edition, leading venture capitalist David Gladstone and Laura Gladstone walk you step-by-step through the entire VC funding process, showing exactly how to get funded fast -- without the trauma. This end-to-end update of the classic VC guide covers the latest techniques, tax rules -- and, above all, marketplace realities.


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Format: Paperback
Pages: 448
Edition: 1
Publisher: Financial Times/ Prentice Hall
Published: 22 Oct 2001

ISBN 10: 0130654930
ISBN 13: 9780130654939
Book Overview:

Looking for venture capital funding? The money is still out there. It's being spent at historically record, or near-record levels. But you'll need to do a lot more work to secure financing today than you would have two years ago. With Venture Capital Handbook: An Entrepreneur's Guide to Raising Venture Capital, Revised and Updated Edition, one of the world's leading venture capitalists explains exactly what you need to know -- and do. In this book, leading venture capitalist David Gladstone takes you step-by-step through the entire VC funding process. From start to finish, Gladstone presents directly applicable how-to information that will help you accelerate the investment process, eliminate dead-ends with the wrong funds, and build a strong long-term relationship with your VC partners.

Author Bio

DAVID GLADSTONE, one of America's leading venture capital executives, serves as Chairman of Gladstone Capital Corporation (NASDAQ: GLAD). He has more than 25 years of experience making investments in small and medium size businesses. Until 2001 he was Chariman of American Capital Strategies, a billion-dollar LBO fund. Before that, Gladstone was Chairman and CEO of Allied Capital a large venture capital fund, joining that fund when it had only $9 million in capital, and grew it to over $750 million in assets. He is author of Venture Capital Handbook and Venture Capital Investing (both Prentice Hall PTR). Gladstone holds an MBA from Harvard Business School.

LAURA GLADSTONE, a principal with Gladstone Capital Corporation, has more than 10 years' experience investing and lending to businesses. Prior to joining Gladstone Capital, she was with HSBC as a loan officer and with ING Barings as a analyst. She was also with Allied Capital Corporation.