Venture Capital and the Finance of Innovation / Edition 1

Venture Capital and the Finance of Innovation / Edition 1

by Andrew Metrick
     
 

ISBN-10: 0470074280

ISBN-13: 9780470074282

Pub. Date: 09/22/2006

Publisher: Wiley

While Venture Capital is not the golden egg that it was a decade ago, there is compelling evidence that the best Venture Capitalist's consistently beat the odds and deliver value to their inventors. This book uncovers the basic financial models that drive Venture Capital decisions and in the process deepen the readers understanding of the financial principles

Overview

While Venture Capital is not the golden egg that it was a decade ago, there is compelling evidence that the best Venture Capitalist's consistently beat the odds and deliver value to their inventors. This book uncovers the basic financial models that drive Venture Capital decisions and in the process deepen the readers understanding of the financial principles underpinning these models.

Beginning with a comprehensive guide to understanding Venture Capital, Metrick uses this background to present an understanding of the application of Valuation. Included are comprehensive coverage and understanding of Total Valuation, Partial Valuation, and the Finance of Innovation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470074282
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
09/22/2006
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
592
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

PREFACE—A READER’S GUIDE.

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS.

CONTENTS.

PART I: VC BASICS.

CHAPTER 1: THE VC INDUSTRY.

CHAPTER 2: VC PLAYERS.

CHAPTER 3: VC RETURNS.

CHAPTER 4: THE COST OF VENTURE CAPITAL.

CHAPTER 5: THE BEST VCs.

CHAPTER 6: VC AROUND THE WORLD.

PART II: TOTAL VALUATION.

CHAPTER 7: THE ANALYSIS OF VC INVESTMENTS.

CHAPTER 8: TERM SHEETS.

CHAPTER 9: PREFERRED STOCK.

CHAPTER 10: THE VC METHOD.

CHAPTER 11: DISCOUNTED-CASH-FLOW ANALYSIS OF GROWTH COMPANIES.

CHAPTER 12: COMPARABLES ANALYSIS.

PART III: PARTIAL VALUATION.

CHAPTER 13: OPTION PRICING.

CHAPTER 14: THE VALUATION OF PREFERRED STOCK.

CHAPTER 15: LATER-ROUND INVESTMENTS.

CHAPTER 16: PARTICIPATING CONVERTIBLE PREFERRED STOCK.

CHAPTER 17: IMPLIED VALUATION.

CHAPTER 18: COMPLEX STRUCTURES.

PART IV: THE FINANCE OF INNOVATION.

CHAPTER 19: R&D FINANCE.

CHAPTER 20: MONTE CARLO SIMULATION.

CHAPTER 21: REAL OPTIONS.

CHAPTER 22 BINOMIAL TREES.

CHAPTER 23 GAME THEORY.

CHAPTER 24 R&D VALUATION.

APPENDIX A INFORMATION SOURCES FOR VENTURE CAPITAL.

APPENDIX B SAMPLE TERM SHEET.

APPENDIX C THE VCFI SPREADSHEETS.

APPENDIX D GUIDE TO CRYSTAL BALL.

GLOSSARY.

INDEX.

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