venture capital fund to support you wityh your business may be a challenging task. There are 10,000 venture capitalists and only top 1% are any good. Be smart about smart money and learn from the top 1%.
What do some of South Africa's best venture capitalists have in common? How do they consistently obtain supernormal returns? How do they add value to entrepreneurs they have backed? Venture capital is an art as well as science and the best way to learn it is from successful masters.
The Way of the VC - Top Venture Capitalists on Your Board is essential reading for venture capital practitioners, including partners, principals, analysts, consultants and limited partners – both institutional and private. It could also prove useful to students of finance who want a better understanding of what goes on in the venture capital world.
Venture Capital funds are the fastest growing sector of the financial industry, and possibly the least understood. In this book, author Tan Yinglan provides a primer on what some of the world’s best venture capitalists have in common. How do the world’s top venture capitalists consistently obtain supernormal returns? How do they add value to entrepreneurs they have backed? Why is a top venture capitalist like a skilled chef?
The Way of the VC shows you what premier VC firms such as Kleiner Perkins, Draper Fisher Jurvertson, and Flagship Ventures look for in winning ventures and how they offer venture assistance, and how every entrepreneur can benefit from learning leading-edge techniques.
The Way of the VC offers you:
A “silver bullet” technique in near-perfect communication with VCs
A guide to coaching start-ups effectively
The ultimate entrepreneurial development manual
Insight and advice acquired by interviewing dozens of top-tier venture capitalists
An easy read
Translating what really goes on in a venture capitalist’s mind into structured processes that readers can use to promote their own ideas, this book will be an illuminating read for venture capital practitioners, including partners, principals, analysts, consultants and limited partners – both institutional and private.