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Entrepreneurial Finance, Fourth Edition: Finance and Business Strategies for the Serious Entrepreneur / Edition 4

Entrepreneurial Finance, Fourth Edition: Finance and Business Strategies for the Serious Entrepreneur / Edition 4

by Steven RogersSteven Rogers
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Get your business up and running—and keep it thriving—with the latest edition of the classic entrepreneurial resource

For over 20 years, Steven Rogers’s Entrepreneurial Finance has been the definitive guide to setting up and managing the financial aspects of any small- to medium-sized business. But how can today’s entrepreneurs learn to thrive in the most difficult economy in generations? In this long-awaited fourth edition, Rogers updates his classic content for the 21st century, revising every chart, graph, and case study to reflect the modern entrepreneurial landscape.

Inside, you’ll find the most up-to-date information on writing a growth business plan, compiling and understanding financial statements, making a company profitable, valuing a company, cash flow management, debt and equity financing, and much more. The book is also packed with brand-new content on such current topics as:

• Entrepreneurship and intrapreneurship models
• Raising venture capital in private markets
• Crowdfunding vs. crowdsourcing
• Financing for minorities and women
• Taking a job with an entrepreneurial firm

Along with real-world case studies and detailed analysis, all-new classroom materials for MBA students, and a streamlined approach that makes the material more accessible than ever, Rogers’s updated content demystifies the ever-changing world of entrepreneurial finance and guides you, step by step, through the process of maintaining steady profitability and business longevity.

Whatever business you run or plan to launch, this essential guide provides the tools you need to build a sturdy foundation that will support it for many years to come.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781260461442
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 05/05/2020
Edition description: 4th ed.
Pages: 384
Sales rank: 261,618
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.50(d)

About the Author

Steven Rogers is a Senior Lecturer of Business Administration at Harvard Business School . He was previously the Gordon and Llura Gund Family Distinguished Professor of Entrepreneurship at Kellogg and has taught in many executive programs throughout the world, including Austria, Australia, Ghana, the Philippines, Mexico, India, Germany, Toronto, and Hong Kong. He has been selected by Ernst & Young as “Entrepreneur of the Year.” In 2017, Poets & Quants Magazine selected him as one of “our favorite MBA professors.” In 2009, Ebony magazine named him one of the top 150 influential people in America. Rogers is regularly quoted in a number of publications, including Black Enterprise, Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal, Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times, Fortune and BusinessWeek.

Table of Contents



1 FAQs on Entrepreneurship Television Shows

2 The Entrepreneurial Spectrum
The Entrepreneur
The Entrepreneurial Spectrum
Stages of Entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurial Finance

3 Financial Statements
The Income Statement
The Balance Sheet
The Statement of Cash Flows
Development of Pro Formas
Checklist of Financial Information

4 Financial Statement Analysis
Proactive Analysis
Income Statement Analysis
Ratio Analysis
Breakeven Analysis
Case Study—Turner Company
Gross Margins
Net Margins
Other Issues to Consider

5 Cash Flow Management
Types of Cash Flow
Cash Flow Forecasts
Cash Flow Management
Accounts Receivable
Accounts Payable
The Cash Gap
Working Capital
Finding Cash

6 Valuation
Valuing the Turner Company
Premoney and Postmoney Valuations
Why Value Your Company?
Key Factors Influencing Valuation
Valuation Methods
Valuing Technology-Related Companies

7 Raising Capital
Value-Added Investors
Sources of Capital

8 Debt Financing
Pros and Cons of Debt Financing
Cost of Debt Capital
Sources of Debt Financing
Creative Ways to Structure Long-Term Debt
Long-Term Debt Rules to Live By
Debt Financing for Working Capital

9 Equity Financing
Pros and Cons of Equity Financing
Sources of Equity Capital
Private Placements
Corporate Venture Capital
International Private Equity
Advice for Raising Private Equity
Small-Business Investment Companies
Initial Public Offerings
Direct Public Offerings
The Financing Spectrum

10 Financing for Minorities and Women
Minorities—Debt Financing
Minorities—Equity Financing
Women—Debt Financing
Women—Equity Financing
11 Taking a Job with an Entrepreneurial Firm
Case Study: Considering a Job Offer from an Early-Stage Company
Case Study Analysis

12 Intrapreneurship
The Intrapreneurship Spectrum
Intrapreneurship Models
Traits of the High-Growth Intrapreneur
Acts of Intrapreneurship
Signs of Intrapreneurial Success
Standard Operating Procedures
Intrapreneurship Blunder

13 Crowdfunding
Crowdfunding with Pledges
Crowdfunding Campaigns
Crowdfund Investing Through the Jobs Act
Alternative Crowdfund Investing Approaches
A Note on Crowdfunding Versus Crowdsourcing

14 FAQs on Entrepreneurship Television
Shows—with Answers




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