ENT 4424: Venture Capital
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ENT 4424 Chapters 18 & 19 Quiz
1. Families comprise the dominant form of business organization worldwide, and provide
more resources for the entrepreneurial economy than any other source.
2. Most often, family cash investments
ENT 4424 Chapters 13 & 14 Quiz
1. Strategies that maximize the amount of money raised can be counter-productive for new
and emerging companies.
2. Short-term debt is most often used by a business for working capital and is repa
Creating, Shaping, Recognizing, Seizing
Capital Markets Food Chain
Circle of VC Ecstasy
Idea or Opportunity?
Where are Opportunities Born?
Window of Opportunity
The Entrepreneurial Leader and the Team
The Entrepreneurial Leader
Stages of Venture Growth
Managing for Rapid Growth and Entrepreneurial
What Entrepreneurial Leaders Need to Know and
g Venture Opportunities
The Business Plan
6/8 - 1
Screening Venture Opportunities
Anchors of Superior Businesses
Why do A Business Plan?
ENT 4424 Chapters 15 & 16 Quiz
1. The goal of valuation techniques for a start-up company is to be able to arrive at a single
2. Investors stage their capital commitments as a way to incentivize the entrepreneurial
ENT 4424 Chapters 6 & 8 Quiz
1. Successful entrepreneurs say "no" to lots of opportunities.
2. Completing the Venture Opportunity Screening Exercise will remove all of the
uncertainties and risks associated with a venture conce
ENT 4424 Chapter 3 & 5 Quiz
1. Entrepreneurship does not occur in not-for-profit companies
2. One of the biggest mistakes aspiring entrepreneurs make is that they think too small.
3. The entrepreneurial process st
ENT 4424 Chapters 9 & 11 Quiz
1. The originator of the business idea should not receive equity in the new venture.
2. It is in the high-growth stage that new ventures tend to exhibit a failure rate exceeding
The Entrepreneurial Process
Not just Start-ups
Value Creation: Driving Forces
Fit and Balance