Financing New Ventures: An Entrepreneur's Guide to Business Angel Investment

Financing New Ventures: An Entrepreneur's Guide to Business Angel Investment

by Geoffrey Gregson


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Many business ventures today are looking to attract external financing, with an emphasis on business angel investment. Inside this text, the author incorporates the views of business angels, venture capitalists, entrepreneurs,
and legal advisors; and draws upon the latest academic thinking on financing new ventures, providing comparisons between business angel and venture capital investing to further inform the reader. The concepts, principles,
and guidelines presented can help you and any entrepreneur, business support agency, business student,
and others interested in raising external investment and in developing an "investable" business.
The book is organized into seven chapters covering:
• Fundamental concepts of entrepreneurial venturing and entrepreneurial finance
• Market conditions from which investable businesses emerge
• The investment process
• Deal negotiations
• The post-investment relationship between entrepreneur and investor
• Recent trends affecting how entrepreneurs raise finance that include strategic exits, "super angels,"
and the emergence of "crowdfunding"

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781606494721
Publisher: Business Expert Press
Publication date: 06/13/2013
Series: Andrew Zacharakis
Pages: 268
Sales rank: 1,208,154
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Geoffrey Gregson is a Director of the Centre for Entrepreneurship
Research at the University of Edinburgh Business
School, United Kingdom, and a visiting professor at
EADA Business School in Barcelona, Spain. He earned a
PhD in Management, LLM in Intellectual Property Law,
and MSc in Social Science Research from the University of Edinburgh, an MBA from the University of Calgary, and
BPE from the University of Alberta. As an entrepreneur, he started up and managed two ventures and has experience as Chairman and non-Executive Director with UK-based and international start-ups.

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