By Art Hill
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If an investor or lender requested your financial plan, would it close the deal or be seen as unrealistic?
In a digital age where all you need is a website to establish a business, it’s easy to leap before you look. However, entrepreneurs must make compelling predictions about the future in a way that attracts others to their business. Finance can provide the analytical tools to make those projections and define their expected outcomes.
In Venture Finance, business finance expert Art Hill helps entrepreneurs understand the foundational principles of corporate finance and how to navigate the often difficult fundraising landscape.
Defining your organization’s strategic goals
Understanding company life cycles and scalability
Cash flow, budgeting and financial management
Valuations, funding trends and sources
Knowing what investors want
Due diligence and building a financial roadmap
(Course curriculum is available for this title.)
Business Owners - It's All About You
Who Are You Anyway?
Cradle to Rave - Life Cycle Funding
Show Me The Money
The Short List of Funding Sources
The Long List of Funding Sources
Global Capital - It's a Small World After All
Due Diligence - Not Just for VC's
A Funding Roadmap for Your Business
About the Author
ART HILL, M.B.A. Finance
With over 30 years in finance, marketing and product development for his own companies and others in America, Australia and Europe, Art’s experience ranges from heavy equipment maintenance systems to commercial banking, and from industrial automation to electronic publishing. His accounts have included U.S. Steel Mining™, Ford Motor Company®, and equipment suppliers to the semiconductor industry.
For the past 14 years, Art has served as Vice President for Economic Development and Director of Small Business Development Centers at Blue Mountain Community College™. He has presented numerous workshops and webinars on finance and marketing, and advised clients from one-person startups to large manufacturers. He shared responsibility for FAA approval of the Pendleton Unmanned Aerial Systems Test Range and currently leads the project team for the Eastern Oregon Business Accelerator Network.
Art’s company, Argo Resources represents an E.U. manufacturer of advanced industrial electric motors and he is a guest lecturer in finance and marketing at the Polytechnic University of Pula, Croatia. In addition to being the author of this book and another in the works, Art broadcasts an award-winning monthly update on the global economy for CBS affiliate KUMA Radio.
Paperback: 222 pages
Published: Dec 15, 2015
Formats: ePub, Paperback