The Brain’s Guide to Venture Capital
Why should you raise venture capital for your business?
Venture Capital Definition and Overview
What is a venture capitalist?
Size of Venture Capital Market
History of Venture Capital
How many companies do venture capitalists fund?
How Does Venture Capital Work
Calculating Venture Capital Return on Investment
How are VC firms structured?
How do you get Venture Capital?
Get your business plan together (or said another way: Do I even need a business plan?)
Build something and get traction if you can before approaching venture capital firms
Identify venture capitalists that match your startup
How do I get meetings with venture capitalists?
The Elevator Pitch “Template”
Pitching a venture capitalist
What are reasons not to raise venture capital?
Venture capitalists meddle and micro-manage
Venture capitalists will replace you and hire another CEO
Venture capitalists are wolves in sheeps’ clothing
The typical venture capital process can be painful
My Entrepreneurial Peers are Raising Venture Capital
Venture Capitalists Can Provide Me and My Company with Expert Advice and Contacts
Lifestyle Businesses or I Want Money to Build a Nice Profitable Business
Venture Capital Will Force Me To Go Big or Go Home
What are alternatives to venture capital?
Venture Capital vs. Friends & Family Financing
Venture Capital vs. Bootstrapping
Venture Capital vs. Small Business Banks and Loans
Venture Capital vs. Angel Investment
Venture Capital Terminology, Lingo and Jargon
Venture Capital Help, Resources and Assistance
Venture Capital Articles and Podcasts