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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


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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

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Gary Eugene Gibbons

Dr. Gary Gibbons' professional expertise can be divided into two fields: investing and corporate finance.  He has extensive experience in portfolio management, securities valuation, financial modeling, and financial planning and evaluation in entrepreneurial firms. He has served on the boards of many public and non-public firms as well as various charitable and quasi-governmental organizations.  In his capacity as board member he has often fulfilled the role of chairman of the finance committee or chief financial officer.  Additionally, he has served as an expert witness or expert consultant in numerous legal proceedings;... More About Author

Robert Dale Hisrich

Dr. Robert D. Hisrich is the Bridgestone Chair of International Marketing and Associate Dean of Graduate and International Programs at Kent State University and president of H&B Associates, a marketing and management consulting firm he founded. He is the former Garvin Professor of Global Entrepreneurship and Director of the Center for Global Entrepreneurship at Thunderbird School of Global Management. Dr. Hisrich received his MBA and PhD degrees from University of Cincinnati and honorary doctorate degrees from Chuvash State University (Russia) and the University of Miskolc (Hungary). He has authored or co-authored 38 books, including... More About Author

Carlos Marques DaSilva

Carlos M. DaSilva has widespread experience in entrepreneurship and the startup ecosystem. He is the Director of the Founder Institute Portugal, the world’s largest early stage startup accelerator, with over 1,000 graduate companies across six continents. Dr. DaSilva is responsible for the mentoring dozens of technology entrepreneurs every year. He is frequently invited to lecture on topics related to entrepreneurship, as well as participate in the jury of various startup competitions. Dr. DaSilva held the positions of visiting scholar at the Thunderbird School of Global Management and at the University of Southern California in Los... More About Author

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