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Imagine you are an entrepreneur. You have started a rapidly-growing venture, or at least you have devised a realistic plan for one. after carefully assembling an operating plan, including a detailed budget, you determine that you will need $960,000 to … More
The venture capital business is changing, again. Coincident with the rapid evolution of technology and industry, the venture capital business has in its short history, reinvented itself and its image. The number of services has increased and grown more varied. … More
Discusses, as an interim report by an academic involved in the emergency policy package to stabilize the Japanese financial system, the objective of the capital injection to 21 banks in March 1998, the merger package and ultimate failure of the … More
The financial sector promotes a nation’s economic growth and performance. By facilitating the transfer of funds from surplus income units to deficit spending units, financial intermediaries foster expansion of the economic system. But do financial markets and institutions merely facilitate … More
A two-phase model for venture capital portfolio selection and management is presented. The portfolio selection phase of the model, based on data collected in a 1974 study of 140 venture capital firms and 368 venture capital investments, permits the computation … More
Extending Liles' work in the development of an effective "enabling strategy," the author has formulated a set of 20 operating guidelines for effective venture capital funds management. The guidelines presented in this paper are the result of a detailed study … More