Venture capital financing

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Venture capital financing is a type of financing by venture capital.wikipedia
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Series A round

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It is private equity capital provided as seed funding to early-stage, high-potential, growth companies (startup companies) or more often it is after the seed funding round as a growth funding round (also referred to as series A round).
A series A round is the name typically given to a company's first significant round of venture capital financing.

Angel investor

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For more ambitious projects, some companies need more than what was mentioned above, some ventures have access to rare funding resources called angel investors.
Venture funding

Venture capital

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Venture capital financing is a type of financing by venture capital. Apart from these investors, there are also venture capital firms (VC firms) who specialize in financing new ventures against a lucrative return.
Venture capital financing

Private equity

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It is private equity capital provided as seed funding to early-stage, high-potential, growth companies (startup companies) or more often it is after the seed funding round as a growth funding round (also referred to as series A round).

Seed money

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It is private equity capital provided as seed funding to early-stage, high-potential, growth companies (startup companies) or more often it is after the seed funding round as a growth funding round (also referred to as series A round).

Return on investment

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It is provided in the interest of generating a return on investment through an eventual realization event such as an IPO or trade sale of the company.

Initial public offering

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It is provided in the interest of generating a return on investment through an eventual realization event such as an IPO or trade sale of the company.

Crowdfunding

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Smaller ventures sometimes rely on family funding, loans from friends, personal bank loans or crowd funding.

Investment

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Apart from these investors, there are also venture capital firms (VC firms) who specialize in financing new ventures against a lucrative return.

Corporate venture capital

This is particularly the case in the Corporate venture capital context where a startup can benefit from a corporation, for instance by capitalizing on the corporation's brand name.

Dot-com bubble

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This may happen if the venture does not perform as expected due to bad management or market conditions (see: Dot com boom).

Method engineering

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This diagram is according to the modeling technique developed by Sjaak Brinkkemper of the University of Utrecht in the Netherlands.

Sjaak Brinkkemper

This diagram is according to the modeling technique developed by Sjaak Brinkkemper of the University of Utrecht in the Netherlands.

Startup company

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It is private equity capital provided as seed funding to early-stage, high-potential, growth companies (startup companies) or more often it is after the seed funding round as a growth funding round (also referred to as series A round).

Feasibility study

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The investor will investigate the technical and economical feasibility (feasibility study) of the idea.

Business plan

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A business plan is presented by the attendant of the venture to the venture capital firm.

Board of directors

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If the company has a board of directors, a person from the venture capital firms will take seats at the board of directors.

Market research

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To prove that the assumptions of the investors are correct about the investment, the venture capital firm wants to see the results of market research to see if there are sufficient consumers to buy their product (market size).

Cost

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Another important point is the cost.

Break-even

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The venture is trying to minimize their losses in order to reach the break-even.

SWOT analysis

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This can become more visible by doing a SWOT analysis.

Product life-cycle management (marketing)

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In some cases, the venture also investigates how to expand the life-cycle of the existing product/service.

Positioning (marketing)

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Internally, the venture has to examine where the product's market position and, if possible, reposition it to attract new Market segmentation.

Market segmentation

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Internally, the venture has to examine where the product's market position and, if possible, reposition it to attract new Market segmentation.