The kingmakers : venture capital and the money behind the net

Karen Southwick

A noted journalist and author gets close to the key players in a hush-hush field The Kingmakers reveals the world of high-powered venture capitalists, following them as they interview hopeful entrepreneurs, select boards for funded companies, shepherd companies toward an IPO, and decide which industries and what companies to invest in. This is the first time a journalist has been given total access to this highly guarded business for a book-length work. It offers insight into what companies and industries will hold the key to our economic future, as well as the inner workings of the venture capitalists and investment bankers. Author has access to the key players in high technology and some of the venture capitalists profiled include Ann Winblad, Roger McNamee, Dick Kramlich, and Andy Rappaport. Karen Southwick (San Francisco, CA) is a professional journalist and Managing Editor of Forbes ASAP, a bimonthly magazine with a circulation of 850,000. She is the author of Silicon Gold Rush (0-471-24646-8) and High Noon

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  • Acknowledgments. Foreword: Demystifying Venture Capital. Preface: Enabling the Entrepreneurial Dream. The Grand Ritual. The Venture Capital Way. The Beginning. The Venture Capital Hierarchy. The Venture Capital Hierarchy: The Other Guys. The Buck Starts Here. The Pitch. Working Hard for the Money. A Partnership Made in Liquidity. Behind the Curtain. The Dark Side. New Faces: Angels in America. New Faces: Incubators et al. The Future of Venture Capital. Notes. Index.

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書名 The kingmakers : venture capital and the money behind the net
著作者等 Southwick, Karen
出版元 John Wiley & Sons
刊行年月 c2001
ページ数 xiii, 274 p.
大きさ 24 cm
ISBN 047139520X
NCID BA53386227
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言語 英語
出版国 アメリカ合衆国