Angel Capital: How to Raise Early-Stage Private Equity by Gerald A. Benjamin, Joel B. Margulis

By Gerald A. Benjamin, Joel B. Margulis

Get the enterprise perception that has raised thousands in capital investment for over 50,000 entrepreneurs.

If you're an entrepreneur or personal a small, fast-growing companies, Angel Capital offers a whole toolkit for elevating capital in today's not easy monetary panorama. The authors, who deal with the most important angel community within the united states, provide real-world suggestion on how to define traders and take keep watch over of the personal placement strategy. utilizing progressive typology and unequalled proprietary examine, they clarify all levels of elevating capital, from valuation to negotiation to due diligence. furthermore, you'll discover a entire listing of other capital assets, in response to examine of over 2,000 companies, and a criminal appendix that serves as a brief direction in exempt choices and offers the abilities had to have good fortune with any early-stage enterprise enterprise or funding.

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But we have to remember that all studies are estimates and extrapolations from available data pried from a group that prizes its privacy, a group that is not legally required to publicly disclose its activity. Still, research from Off-Road Capital in 2001 reveals that more than a quarter of a million high-net-worth individuals invested an estimated $65 billion into at least 30,000 private companies, a number that hugely eclipsed the venture capital firms’ investment in the same year, both in terms of quantity of capital and number of investments.

Still, there exists the old problem of meeting these investors. P. Giannini, who ultimately financed the $6 million necessary for construction. Although contemporary entrepreneurs have been creative in identifying and accessing alternative sources of capital for their growing ventures, we have to be realistic: How many of us have the patience of a Joseph Strauss? For many entrepreneurs, finding, attracting, building relationships with, and closing with private business angel investors remains inefficient.

Capital intensity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ✓ Reasonable projections . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ✓ Valuation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ✓ Clear and believable exit plan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ✓ Source: International Capital Resources 24 THE CHALLENGE AND THE SOLTUIONS Market size must be calculated. Assess the size of the market, specifically whether the total number of potential customers in the target market share is substantial enough to generate the revenues stipulated in the marketing plan.

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