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Entrepreneurial Finance

Entrepreneurial Finance
A Global Perspective

October 2014 | 296 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc

A practical approach for entrepreneurs and investors

Entrepreneurial Finance provides readers with the fundamental knowledge to finance, start, grow, and value new ventures, without the complex finance terms and calculations. This comprehensive yet practical approach incorporates a global perspective that appeals to entrepreneurs, investors, and students with diverse backgrounds, knowledge, and experience. From Facebook to Camera+, Gary Gibbons, Robert D. Hisrich, and Carlos M. DaSilva use real-world examples and their professional experiences to bring concepts to life. This text is one of the most readable books in the market without compromising high quality content and resources.

About the Authors
Chapter 1. The Entrepreneurial Challenge: A Global Perspective
Chapter 2. Business Planning for Entrepreneurs
Chapter 3. Understanding Financial Documents
Chapter 4. Financial Ratio Analysis
Chapter 5. Cash Flow Management
Chapter 6. Financial Projections for the Firm
Chapter 7. Cost of Capital and Capital Budgeting
Chapter 8. Valuation
Chapter 9. Raising Capital
Chapter 10. Risks of Doing Business Internationally
Chapter 11. Managing to Maximize Firm Value
Chapter 12. Venture Exits


Instructor Resource Site
The instructor teaching site features questions for review and discussion for each chapter.

Great text, affordable and easy to utilize, students love portability and length. Comprehensible without financial overkill.

Professor Fel Anthony Amistad
Business Administration , International Technological University
May 10, 2016
Key features


  • A global perspective and full chapter on the risks of doing business internationally prepares students to work and compete in the global society.
  • Extended valuation and projection sections give students extensive practical coverage of valuing a private firm and forecasting a firm's numbers.
  • Case studies provide real-life examples of entrepreneurial finance in action.
  • Engaging, current examples bring concepts to life and illustrate the fundamental importance of finance.
  • A unique chapter on venture exits offers practical and legal advice for dealing with investors and lawyers.


Sample Materials & Chapters

Chapter 8

Chapter 11

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