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About half of all new businesses fail in the first five years. So whether you’re bringing your new idea to market or investing in new ventures, make sure you have the tools, state-of-the-art valuation methods, and practical knowledge you need to make smart business decisions.
Now updated with late4-breaking data and references, Smith and Smith’s ENTREPRENEURIAL FINANCE, 2nd Edition equips you with an effective framework of financial economic principles to guide you through the process of incubating and growing a new venture. You’ll learn to think of new ventures as portfolios of real options, value financial claims of the entrepreneur and venture capital investors, and structure financial contracts in light of new venture information problems.
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Janet Kiholm Smith is the Von Tobel Professor of Economics at Claremont McKenna College, where she teaches course on the economics of strategy and industrial organization. She currently serves on the College’s investment committee and consults on matters related to working capital management, the economics of contracts, and antitrust. She is the author of numerous journal articles, including publications in Journal of Legal Studies, Journal of Finance, Journal of Corporate Finance, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Journal of Law and Economics, and Journal of Law, Economics and Organization.
This course was required for an entrepreneurial finance business course. This book has lots of good advice. Many companies get in trouble with financing a startup. Read morePublished on December 16, 2010 by Paul R. Murphy IV
Well, I agree case studies are always good. However, numbers are also good, -they allow a company to be looked at in a different way, to determine the veracity of what the people... Read morePublished on April 17, 2005 by Tien Lee
For those interested in "venturing" into the shark invested venture capital (venture cannibals? Read morePublished on March 26, 2000 by COLINNE S. BARTEL