Raising Capital for the Entrepreneurial Path
One of the most difficult aspects of starting and growing a new venture is obtaining the necessary resources at the time needed. In addition to supply resources, distribution channel resources, and human resources, there are capital resources needed which particularly at the start of the new venture are difficult to obtain. This chapter will focus on raising capital by first discussing the types of capital and them the various sources of capital and their aspects. The chapter concludes with a discussion of the capital raising process and the stages in financing.
KeywordsEnterprise capital Debt Equity Venture capital Crowdfunding Business angels Grants Bank lending decisions
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