Venture Deals: Be Smarter Than Your Lawyer and Venture Capitalist
Get the inside scoop on what venture capitalists want to see in your startup as you hit the fundraising trail.
This book is designed to bring transparency to the venture capital funding process and includes such topics as:
And as in the previous editions, this book isn’t just a one-sided opinion from venture capitalists, but also has helpful commentary throughout from a veteran CEO who has raised many rounds of financing from many different investors.
If you are ready to learn all the secrets and ins and outs of fundraising, Venture Deals is an essential read.
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The Art of the Term Sheet
Chapter 1 The Players
Chapter 2 How to Raise Money
Chapter 3 Overview of the Term Sheet
Chapter 4 Economic Terms of the Term Sheet
Chapter 5 Control Terms of the Term Sheet
Chapter 6 Other Terms of the Term Sheet
Chapter 7 The Capitalization Table
Chapter 14 Letters of IntentThe Other Term Sheet
Chapter 15 Why Do Term Sheets Even Exist?
Chapter 16 Legal Things Every Entrepreneur Should Know
Sample Term Sheet
Sample Letter of Intent
Foreword to the First and Second Editions
Chapter 8 Convertible Debt
Chapter 9 Crowdfunding
Chapter 10 How Venture Capital Funds Work
Chapter 11 Negotiation Tactics
Chapter 12 Raising Money the Right Way
Chapter 13 Issues at Different Financing Stages