Inside Secrets to Venture Capital

Inside Secrets to Venture Capital

by Brian E . Hill (Author), Dee Power (Author)


The inside story on finding the capital your business needs to grow When it comes to finding capital--and the right investors for your business--entrepreneurs need all the help they can get. Brian Hill and Dee Power spent three years surveying 250 venture capital firms to find out what venture capitalists look for when putting their money in young businesses. Their results will give you all the tools you need to make smart decisions and avoid pitfalls and unnecessary risks, including: How to create and present a business plan to investors Profiles of venture capitalists in action Enlightening true tales in venture capital How to organize a quality management team to attract investors The truth about referrals Tips on valuing your company realistically Doing due diligence: scams, vultures, and bottom feeders Negotiating the best terms for you and your business Inside Secrets to Venture Capital will show you what it takes to attract the investors and the money you need to grow. It's everything you need to know to play the venture capital game--and win ...


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Format: Hardcover
Pages: 304
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Published: 25 May 2001

ISBN 10: 0471414069
ISBN 13: 9780471414063

Author Bio
BRIAN E. HILL holds a master's degree in business administration, with a specialization in finance. He worked in corporate planning with several large organizations before founding Profit Dynamics Inc., a research and management consulting firm, in 1987. This firm has advised numerous small and mid-sized companies in the areas of writing business plans and finding capital. Clients have included technology and Internet companies as well as manufacturing, distribution, and service businesses. DEE POWER also has an MBA degree and is a founding partner of Profit Dynamics Inc. She has eighteen years of experience in business planning and in working with entrepreneurs. Dee and Brian can be reached through their Web site,, a resource site for entrepreneurs looking for capital.