Entrepreneurial Finance: Finance and Business Strategies for the Serious Entrepreneur / Edition 2

Entrepreneurial Finance: Finance and Business Strategies for the Serious Entrepreneur / Edition 2

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by Steven Rogers
     
 

ISBN-10: 0071591265

ISBN-13: 9780071591263

Pub. Date: 01/14/2009

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

Proven methods for starting a business today . . . and turning profits well into the future

Like all entrepreneurs, you love the rush of launching a new business and the challenge of growing it bigger and bigger. But, to be successful at it, you must diligently mind the down-and-dirty finance and business details that threaten to derail your

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Proven methods for starting a business today . . . and turning profits well into the future

Like all entrepreneurs, you love the rush of launching a new business and the challenge of growing it bigger and bigger. But, to be successful at it, you must diligently mind the down-and-dirty finance and business details that threaten to derail your plans.

Entrepreneurial Finance is a complete, one-stop resource for the latest strategies and techniques for minding the books of any type of business. Written by Steven Rogers, the successful founder of numerous businesses and one of the country's leading professors of entrepreneurship, this definitive guidebook shows you how to financially set up and manage a business. You'll learn everything from writing a growth business plan and compiling and understanding financial statements to making a company profitable, valuing a company, and raising additional venture capital.

Logically formatted for easy reference, Entrepreneurial Finance covers:

  • Business plans—What they are, what they can do, how to prepare one
  • Financial statements—How to develop them, how to analyze them
  • Money—Where and how to find it, techniques for maintaining positive cash flow

Working for yourself will be the toughest job you ever have, but Entrepreneurial Finance makes it easier by giving you a single resource packed with the latest research, insightful case studies, and step-by-step guidelines for what must be done, how to do it, and what to do when things go wrong.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071591263
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
01/14/2009
Pages:
372
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 The Entrepreneurial Spectrum 1

Ch. 2 The Entrepreneur 17

Ch. 3 The Business Plan 55

Ch. 4 Financial Statements 81

Ch. 5 Financial Statement Analysis 103

Ch. 6 Cash Flow Management 149

Ch. 7 Valuation 179

Ch. 8 Raising Capital 229

Ch. 9 Debt Financing 237

Ch. 10 Equity Financing 275

Ch. 11 Financing for Minorities and Women 315

Ch. 12 Taking a Job with an Entrepreneurial Firm 327

Ch. 13 Intrapraneurship: Corporate Entrepreneurship 345

Conclusion 357

Appendices 359

Index 373

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