Entrepreneurial Finance

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Thomson/South-Western, 2003 - Business & Economics - 586 pages
This book applies tools and techniques of corporate finance to the entrepreneurial venture. It closely follows a “life-cycle of the firm” approach, and does so in a very accessible and student-friendly way.

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Contents

BACKGROUND AND ENVIRONMENT
3
FROM THE IDEA TO THE BUSINESS PLAN
38
ORGANIZING AND OPERATING THE VENTURE
71
Copyright

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About the author (2003)

Ronald W. Melicher is professor of finance and chair of the Finance Division at the Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado at Boulder. He earned his undergraduate, MBA, and Ph.D. degrees from Washington University in St. Louis. At the University of Colorado, he has received several distinguished teaching awards and was designated as a university-wide President's Teaching Scholar. Dr. Melicher also has held the William H. Baugh Distinguished Scholar faculty position, served two terms as chair of the Finance Division, served as the faculty director of the Boulder Campus MBA Program, and was the academic chair of the three-campus executive MBA program. Dr. Melicher teaches corporate finance and financial strategy in the MBA and executive MBA programs and investment banking to undergraduate students. While on sabbatical from the University of Colorado, Dr. Melicher has taught at the INSEAD Graduate School of Business in Fontainebleau, France, and at the University of Zurich in Zurich, Switzerland. He has presented expert witness testimony on the cost of capital in regulatory proceedings and has provided consulting expertise in the areas of financial management and firm valuation. Dr. Melicher has published articles in the Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, and Financial Management.

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