Kassan’s book, Raise Capital on Your Own Terms: How to Fund Your Business without Selling Your Soul, illuminates the vast range of capital-raising strategies available to mission-driven entrepreneurs and provides a six-step process for finding and enlisting investors who are a match with your personal goals and aspirations.
Luni Libes’s The Next Step for Investors: Revenue Based Financing
Libes’s book, The Next Step for Investors: Revenue Based Financing, explains an alternative style of investing, one that doesn’t need the exceedingly rare 10x return to make money for investors, introducing a set of structures for investing in revenues rather than exits. Provides an overview of how a founder can finance their venture without typical …
Bagley and Dauchy’s The Entrepreneur’s Guide to Law and Strategy
Bagley and Dauchy’s textbook, The Entrepreneur’s Guide to Law and Strategy, examines the stages of starting a business – from leaving a current employer to choice of entity, funding and growth to an initial public offering – while highlighting legal and strategic decisions.
Feld and Mendelson’s Venture Deals
Feld and Mendelson’s book, Venture Deals, dives deeply into how deals are constructed, why certain terms matter (and others don’t), and more importantly, what motivates venture capitalists to propose certain outcomes. You’ll see the process of negotiating from the eyes of two seasoned venture capitalists who have over 40 years of investing experience as VCs, …