Essays Tagged: "Venture capital"

An analysis of HBS case Acme Trust (Private Equity finance).

ce it would reduce the probability of bid wars.2. More generally, why are the incentives offered to venture capitalists (Exhibit 4) so similar?The Incentives' similarity reflects the difficulty to dif ... through the detailed structure of the fees not their base percentages.Exhibit 4 shows that over 300 Venture Capitalists out of 441 retain 20% of the profits their investments generate and the rest is ...

(4 pages) 134 1 3.5 Jun/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Business Ethics and Contemporary Corporate Thought.

. Some have lost so much in failed bonds, stocks, andsecurities, while others have found comfort in venture capitalist funds and other areas.Business organizations have found that an increasing amount ... ituations. Fleet is scheduled to sell an investment-banking branch, due to troublesomeforecasts for venture capital projects and the corporation's failing Latin America branch.Furthermore, the company ...

(5 pages) 400 0 3.9 Sep/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges

Political Environment.

n working for my company for two years already. Few months after a came my company was purchased by venture capital and merged with its biggest competitor. Newly created corporation is still on its wa ...

(3 pages) 41 1 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Developing a business plan will enable you to effectively execute your financial, marketing, legal, and management strategy.

Starting a small business is often an overwhelming and unpredictable venture, a sure fire approach to improve profitability is developing a solid business plan. Developi ... ically pledged as security are at risk, as is a portion of your future earnings.Angel Investors and Venture capital firms: "These individuals and firms help expanding companies grow in exchange for eq ... anies grow in exchange for equity or partial ownership." (sba.gov)Disadvantage: Business angels and Venture Capital firms prefer to have a say in the running of the firm, which may force the entrepren ...

(4 pages) 464 2 4.6 Dec/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

A Career in Financial Services.

ng complex and innovative products and interaction with market participants at all levels.6 What is Venture Capital?Venture Capital is an important source of financing for Start-up companies or others ... is an important source of financing for Start-up companies or others embarking on new or turnaround ventures that entail some investment risk but offer the potential for above average future profits. ...

(6 pages) 290 0 3.9 Jan/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

A Business Plan

, or industry colleagues. However, the most common source of professional equity funding comes from venture capitalists. These are institutional risk takers and may be groups of wealthy individuals, g ... ny entrepreneurs look to private sources such as friends and family when starting out in a business venture. Often, money is loaned interest-free or at a low interest rate, which can be beneficial whe ...

(6 pages) 767 3 4.6 Feb/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Is biotech going to bring anything in private equitty?

US venture capital investments by industry reveal that 21% belong to biotechnology. The industry has ha ... hly 12% more jobs from 2000 to 2002. Generally, biotech companies are able to raise $10m to $30m in venture capital and are successfully floated during the exit. This is followed by a very positive im ... ypically had raised $800m. A new trend is for large pharmacy corporations such as Pfizer to provide venture capital for relatively small ventures in order to develop new, but strictly determined, prod ...

(4 pages) 42 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Biotechnology

top two targets for industrial development. Regions with a significant amount of biotech companies venture capital during the past three years. Many San Diego are trying to lure biotechnology and att ... e with no biotechnology infrastructure, research institutions, commercial enterprise or specialized venture capital firms, Bush promises that the biotechnology will create 44,000 jobs and $1.6 billion ...

(2 pages) 66 0 3.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

Business Ethics and Entrepreneurship

ss.Depending on the type of business, there are many finance options for small businesses. Although Venture capital financers prefer to put their money into high technology firms that are already esta ... n the other hand provide money for start-up companies that are too small to qualify for bank loans, venture capital, or public offerings but also prefer high technology firms. (http://sbir.gsfc.nasa.g ...

(3 pages) 173 1 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Money, Banking and Global Finance

ed in every dimension--globally, financially, and technologically. Foreign trade more than doubled. Venture capital, debt financing, and stock-market values all grew faster than GDP. However, there is ...

(5 pages) 146 0 4.2 Aug/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

What it means to me

Venture capital is on the rise, and once again, Silicon Valley is growing thick with start-ups.Resea ... ing.Those are among the findings of a report, "2005 Silicon Valley Index," released Monday by Joint Venture: Silicon Valley Network, a nonprofit organization that assesses the region's economic health ... --except jobs are down, and, of course, that's an enormous exception." Levy was an adviser to Joint Venture."Sales and exports are up at Silicon Valley companies," Levy said. "Profits are up. But that ...

(3 pages) 46 0 4.5 Jan/2005

Subjects: Art Essays

Business

our search by visiting http://www.eban.org/ or http://www.business.com/directory/financial_services/venture_capital/. Both of these websites give a lot of useful information about equity investors and ... p://www.capitalpension.com/http://www.eban.org/http://www.business.com/directory/financial_services/venture_capital/

(2 pages) 71 0 3.3 Jul/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Alternative Sources of Financing

Capital is the essence for the success of ventures. Ventures need to use capital to run the business, such as product purchases, shop rent, to ... nd seek investors, you should ask yourself how much money you need to raise in order to create your venture. You may firstly look at your own assets such as personal savings, securities, bond, insuran ... inancing your enterprise needs, you may find one or more investment partners willing to invest into venture. You and your partners will share profits, liabilities and also the ownership of the busines ...

(6 pages) 218 0 3.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Evolution of Entrepreneurship

eneurial parents, ageand education. The second is "The Environment" which includes factors such as: venturecapital availability, presence of experienced entrepreneurs, technically skilled labor force, ... p the vision, 2.) encourage innovation, 3.) structure for anintrapreneurial climate and 4.) develop venture teams. Shared vision is critical to acompany that is set on high standards, including high a ...

(3 pages) 183 0 4.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Cash out (accounting)

ng as they are fair and reasonable. I had heard of this market idea before in companies like Venture Capital but it wasn't until I read this "Fortune" article that I grasped the whole concept. ...

(4 pages) 6 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Cash Out (Accounting)

ng as they are fair and reasonable. I had heard of this market idea before in companies like Venture Capital but it wasn't until I read this "Fortune" article that I grasped the whole concept. ...

(4 pages) 341 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Fax International

New Venture Creation February 23, 2000 Submitted to: Brent Mainprize Fax International, Inc.Description ... rope. Although, since the technology is simply and improvement over an existing service offered the venture is ranked as medium in this category which could be seen as a potential weakness.Is There a ... anizations. FAX International will be able to meet the needs of the market by entering into a joint venture agreement with a large Japanese firm that already has access to the target customers in Japa ...

(5 pages) 1256 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Fax International

New Venture Creation February 23, 2000 Submitted to: Brent Mainprize Fax International, Inc.Description ... rope. Although, since the technology is simply and improvement over an existing service offered the venture is ranked as medium in this category which could be seen as a potential weakness.Is There a ... anizations. FAX International will be able to meet the needs of the market by entering into a joint venture agreement with a large Japanese firm that already has access to the target customers in Japa ...

(5 pages) 25 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Economic systems

al owners of the company. When new companies are trying to get financing, there is an option called venture capital. Venture capital is money that is invested in new companies that have great profit p ...

(7 pages) 137 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Business Plan

issues that they have little or no legal guidance. In addition, companies who would like to pursue venture capital, amass a large number of shareholders, and/or eventually obtain an initial public of ...

(5 pages) 135 0 3.4 Apr/2009

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law