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Angel investors (high net-worth individuals) represent an essential source of funding for early stage, high-risk ventures. Conservative estimates put the magnitude of angel investments at approximately $20 billion per year.
After developing a viable business model, the entrepreneur creates a business plan to communicate the model and the operating guideline for the new venture. The business plan articulates the goals of the venture and the means for achieving them. The plan serves as the means of communication with potential sources of funding, describing both the business and the entrepreneur's ability to organize and conceptualize the details.
We currently offer resources for entrepreneurship in China and India, with additional regions to be added.
Our legal workshop series for entrepreneurs covers topics including forming a company, stock management, general employment issues, financing, and intellectual property, among others.
Conceived in 1984, the search fund is an investment vehicle through which investors financially support an entrepreneur's efforts to locate and acquire a privately held company. An increasing number of aspiring entrepreneurs are pursuing acquisitions as a route to entrepreneurship.
Venture capitalists consistently emphasize the importance of the management team in an entrepreneurial venture and focus much of their due diligence on the key people involved. They assert that a good idea is only executable when implemented by a top-notch executive team.