Summary: Smith and Smith apply current thinking in the areas of valuation, real options, and the economics of contracts to new venture decision making. Readers learn to think of new ventures as portfolios of real options, value financial claims of the entrepreneur and venture capital investors, and structure financial contracts in light of new venture information problems. They also learn to use simulation and scenario analysis to evaluate the implications of uncertainty and
Summary: Smith and Smith apply current thinking in the areas of valuation, real options, and the economics of contracts to new venture decision making. Readers learn to think of new ventures as portfolios of real options, value financial claims of the entrepreneur and venture capital investors, and structure financial contracts in light of new venture information problems. They also learn to use simulation and scenario analysis to evaluate the implications of uncertainty and financial decisions. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:2ND 04 Cover: Hardback Publisher:John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Year Published: 2004 International: No
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Smith, Richard : Claremont McKenna College
Richard Smith is Professor of Financial Management at the Peter F. Ducker Graduate School of Management, Claremont Graduate University, where he teaches courses on new venture finance, and strategic risk management. He also is Director of the Venture Finance Institute at Claremont. Professor Smith has served on several boards that are responsible for investing on behalf of pension funds and university endorsements, and has consulted extensively for venture capitalists, business angels, entrepreneurs, and government, on matters involving investment, valuation, financial contracting, securities litigation, and antitrust.
Smith, Janet Kiholm : Claremont McKenna College
Janet Kiholm Smith is the Von Tobel Professor of Economics at Claremont McKenna College, where she teaches course on the economics of strategy and industrial organization. She currently serves on the Colleges investment committee and consults on matters related to working capital management, the economics of contracts, and antitrust. She is the author of numerous journal articles, including publications in Journal of Legal Studies, Journal of Finance, Journal of Corporate Finance, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Journal of Law and Economics, and Journal of Law, Economics and Organization.
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PART 1. GETTING STARTED.
Chapter 1. Introduction. Chapter 2. An Overview of New Venture Financing.
PART 2. FINANCIAL ASPECTS OF STRATEGIC AND BUSINESS PLANNING.
Chapter 3. The Business Plan. Chapter 4. New Venture Strategy. Chapter 5. Developing Business Strategy Using Simulation.
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