New Venture Creation: Entrepreneurship for the 21st Century

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  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2011-12-06
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill/Irwin
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New Venture Creation: Entrepreneurship for the 21st Centuryis about the process of getting a new venture started, growing the venture, successfully harvesting it, and starting again. The book presents the substantial body of knowledge about the entrepreneurial process in a pragmatic way through text, case studies, and hands-on exercises to help readers compress their learning curves, reduce their ultimate risk and pain, and allow them to gain more from their subsequent entrepreneurial experiences.

Table of Contents

Part I – The Founder

Chapter 1 The Global Entrepreneurial Revolution for a Flatter World

Chapter 2 The Entrepreneurial Mind: Crafting a Personal Entrepreneurial Strategy

Part II – The Opportunity

Chapter 3 The Entrepreneurial Process

Chapter 4 Clean Commerce is an Opportunity Sea Change

Chapter 5 The Opportunity: Creating, Shaping, Recognizing, Seizing

Chapter 6 Screening Venture Opportunities

Chapter 7 Opportunities for Social Entrepreneurship

Chapter 8 The Business Plan

Part III - The Founder and Team

Chapter 9 The Entrepreneurial Leader and the Team

Chapter 10 Ethical Decision Making and the Entrepreneur

Part IV – Financing Entrepreneurial Ventures

Chapter 11 Resource Requirements

Chapter 12 Franchising

Chapter 13 Entrepreneurial Finance

Chapter 14 Obtaining Venture and Growth Capital

Chapter 15 The Deal: Valuation, Structure, and Negotiation

Chapter 16 Obtaining Debt Capital

Part V – Startup and Beyond

Chapter 17 Leading Rapid Growth, Crises, and Recovery

Chapter 18 The Family as Entrepreneur

Chapter 19 The Harvest and Beyond

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