Venture Capital Fund Management: A Comprehensive Approach to Investment Practices & the Entire Operations of a VC Firm

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Written by a seasoned practitioner, Venture Capital Fund Management arguably provides the most comprehensive coverage of the entire professional practice of a venture capital firm. Offering in-depth explanations of concepts, practical advice on methodologies, and suggestions of best practices, this book covers topics such as venture capital fund-raising, deal sourcing and screening, due diligence, valuation, deal structuring, deal negotiation, and legal documentation, as well as the post-investment processes of ...
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Overview

Written by a seasoned practitioner, Venture Capital Fund Management arguably provides the most comprehensive coverage of the entire professional practice of a venture capital firm. Offering in-depth explanations of concepts, practical advice on methodologies, and suggestions of best practices, this book covers topics such as venture capital fund-raising, deal sourcing and screening, due diligence, valuation, deal structuring, deal negotiation, and legal documentation, as well as the post-investment processes of monitoring, adding value, and divestment. This book also provides readers with crucial information surrounding issues that commonly affect venture capital firms, such as corporate governance, public disclosure, corporate structure, corporate qualities, fund performance measures, investor relations, tax, legal, and staffing issues. Furthermore, by applying total quality management concepts to the due diligence process, the author has created a systematic approach to effective due diligence. Venture Capital Fund Management is a comprehensive and integrated book on the venture capital investment practice and is truly an indispensable resource for both practitioners and would-be practitioners alike. The book includes information on:
  • VC Financing
  • VC Organization
  • Raising Funds
  • Limited Partnership Agreement
  • Deal Sourcing
  • Non-Disclosure Agreement
  • Deal Log
  • Deal Screening
  • Deal Alert
  • Due Diligence Basics
  • Due Diligence of Management
  • Due Diligence of Marketing & the Market
  • Due Diligence of Manufacturing
  • Due Diligence of Financial & Legal Aspects
  • Valuation
  • The Venture Capital Method
  • A Spreadsheet Model for the Venture Capital Method
  • Investment Securities
  • Deal Structuring
  • Term Sheet
  • Deal Negotiation
  • Conditions Precedent
  • Investment Documentation
  • Monitoring & Adding Value
  • Quauterly Monitoring Report
  • Realizing & Recovering Value
  • Fund Performance
  • Valuation Report
  • Qualities of a VC Firm
  • GP's Letter to Shareholders
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781596223592
  • Publisher: Aspatore Books
  • Publication date: 11/30/2005
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 496
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 1.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Lin Hong Wong combines his extensive experience and knowledge acquired from a decade as a senior partner in a leading Asian venture capital firm and a near-decade as a CEO of high-tech manufacturing companies, as well as several years as a mentor in a start-up incubator, to present a practice-based and comprehensive treatment of venture capital fund management and investment.
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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: VC Financing
Chapter 3: VC Organization
Chapter 4: Raising Funds
Chapter 5: Limited Partnership Agreement
Chapter 6: Deal Sourcing
Appendix 6A: Non-Disclosure Agreement
Appendix 6B: Deal Log
Chapter 7: Deal Screening
Appendix 7A: Deal Alert
Chapter 8: Due Diligence Basics
Chapter 9: Due Diligence of Management
Chapter 10: Due Diligence of Marketing & the Market
Chapter 11: Due Diligence of Manufacturing
Chapter 12: Due Diligence of Financial & Legal Aspects
Chapter 13: Valuation
Appendix 13A: The Venture Capital Method
Appendix 13B: A Spreadsheet Model for the Venture Capital Method Chapter 14: Investment Securities.
Chapter 15: Deal Structuring
Chapter 16: Term Sheet
Appendix 16A: Term Sheet
Chapter 17: Deal Negotiation
Chapter 18: Conditions Precedent
Chapter 19: Investment Documentation
Chapter 20: Monitoring & Adding Value
Appendix 20A: Quarterly Monitoring Report
Chapter 21: Realizing & Recovering Value
Chapter 22: Fund Performance
Appendix 22A: Valuation Report
Chapter 23: Qualities of a VC Firm
Appendix 23A: GP's Letter to Shareholders
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