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Venture capital firms consider key variables in your business plan before committing capital to the project. Prepare your management team to answer the questions discussed here. This article also explains the securities and documents that result from venture capital negotiations.
The NVCA site provides eight legal-document templates as starting points to save significant amounts of time and money during VC deals. For example, it includes term sheet, stock purchase agreement, and management rights letter.
One of George Bush's most memorable lines was his complaint that the French had no word for "entrepreneur". Well, if Senator Dodd's new financial reform bill becomes law, we may well have the word, but no longer any need for it.
Rahul Sood, General Manager of Microsoft Ventures, is changing how we help startups accelerate. Targeting markets across the globe, Microsoft Ventures is bringing entrepreneurial mentoring, backed by Microsoft's products and support, to give their accelerator companies an unfair advantage in the market.
For medical device startups and biotech companies, a microloan may be what enables them to purchase a new piece of equipment. Read more about a Northeast Ohio microloan fund that recently launched to help small businesses in that area.
In medical business news, a venture fund in Michigan has raised $15 million for investment in lifescience companies. SWMF LifeScience Venture Fund plans to raise $35 million more. Read more about this lifescience venture fund’s goals.
Whatever formula you use to calculate the market value of a business--assets, performance or other multiples--a good starting point may be all it provides. Here's why--along with the other factors that count.
Late-stage deals don't have much value for one outspoken venture capitalist. Read more about the reasons for his claim.
A healthcare business with a solution to the problem of catheter-related bloodstream infections is preparing to seek regulatory approvals for its product. Read more about this young company’s plans.
Medical device startups often are created out of the entrepreneur’s desire to solve a medical problem. It’s no different with Continental Dry Works and its male urinary incontinence product, The Pocket.
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