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VCs increasingly are leaving the industry to become entrepreneurs, yet despite their experience with funding startups, many of them are realizing just how challenging it can be to launch a successful business. The insights gained in entrepreneurship, in turn, provide them with a perspective on what it means to be on the andquot;other sideandquot; of the funding table.
San Francisco-based VC, Pascal Levensohn, discusses his use of blogging to establish a connection with entrepreneurs starting new businesses by sharing more than just best practices for venture backed companies. The spiritual and philosophical nature of his blog has created an affinity with his audience and a substantial impact on his business.
Highly informative and practical, this article provides tips from IT managers on managing vendor relationships but can be useful to all any manager. Example: Focus on value and ask the vendors to demonstrate that they can deliver.
This tool addresses the three general approaches to determining fair market value in a company: the income approach, the asset approach and the market approach.
"Know when to hold 'em, know when to fold 'em" could be the lament of a VC as well as a poker player. Wait a minute: VCs are poker players! How do you know when to shut down a promising enterprise that's not quite making it? Here are some hints from a VC blog.
Good advice is worth hearing twice. This article doesn't plow any new ground, but coming from a venture capital blog it should command the attention of growth-hungry entrepreneurs.
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A venture capitalist explains how key performance indicators (KPIs) are best compiled and used. They should be straightforward covering financial items and people, probably no more than 20, tied to specific managers, and coordinated by the CFO. Sales should be handled as a separate category.
One of the goals of USAID’s BIZPRO project has been to support the development of permit-issuing one-stop shops (OSS) for businesses. From 2004 to 2006, BIZPRO helped open 41 one-stop shops in cities across Ukraine. The basic idea behind a one-stop shop is that an entrepreneur only has to visit a single site to obtain the necessary paperwork in one streamlined and coordinated process, rather than having wander through a labyrinth of government bodies.
Trade Statistics on the United States Aerospace Industry
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