A handbook of the ins and outs of the venture capitalist's world. How to secure venture capital, and how to invest wisely.
Enterprise and Venture Capital is a bestselling guide for people looking to build new businesses around bright ideas, and investors awake to the opportunities offered by new business building. This is the 5th edition of the book that is widely regarded as the handbook of the Australian venture capital industry.
The book sets out in a straightforward and practical way how to put venture capital to work. It discusses the fundamentals of business building, the sources of venture capital available and the steps involved in obtaining the appropriate financing, including the preparation of a business plan, the choice of a venture capitalist and negotiations with investors. The book concludes with advice to investors on how to invest venture capital wisely and how to manage a venture capital portfolio.
Enterprise and Venture Capital is based on the personal experience of one of Australian's leading venture capital managers and the analysis of over 4000 business plans. It is invaluable to people running their own businesses or planning new enterprises, executives in innovative companies, investors looking for new productive business opportunities and students of business, commerce and finance.