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Author Shah, Tarang

Title Venture capitalists at work : how VCs identify and build billion-dollar successes / Tarang Shah, Sheetal Shah

Publ Info New York : Apress, [2011]
Distributed by Springer-Verlag
 Bryant Main Stacks  HG4751 .S495 2011    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  HG4751 .S495 2011    AVAILABLE
 URI  HG4751 .S495 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript xx, 479 pages : portrait ; 23 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
"Venture Capitalists at Work: How VCs Identify and Build Billion-Dollar Successes offers unparalleled insights into the funding and management of companies like YouTube, Zappos, Twitter, Starent, Facebook, and Groupon. The venture capitalists profiled--among the best in the business--also reveal how they identify promising markets, products, and entrepreneurs. Author Tarang Shah, a venture capital professional himself, interviews rising VC stars, Internet and software investment pioneers, and venture investment thought leaders. You'll learn firsthand what criteria venture capitalists use to make investments, how they structure deals, the many ways they help the companies they fund, avoidable mistakes they see all too often, the role of luck in a success, and why so many startups fail. Venture Capitalists at Work also contains interviews with those on the receiving end of venture money--entrepreneurs in high-profile startups that went on to achieve great success. Whether you're an entrepreneur, an aspiring VC, an M&A professional, or an ambitious student, the knowledge you will gain from Venture Capitalists at Work could provide a significant shortcut to success"--Back cover
LC subject Venture capital
New business enterprises -- Finance
Capitalists and financiers -- Interviews
Businesspeople -- Interviews
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