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White Paper: Why Venture Capital Does Not Scale

Kenneth M. Lalande of Sante Ventures – March 15, 2011. White Paper on Why Venture Capital Does Not Scale

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My Journey to Raise a Venture Capital Fund in Houston

Blog post from a venture capital fundraiser, kirkoburn,  worth reading: “My Journey to Raise a Venture Capital Fund in Houston”.   An excerpt: ” IV: Fund Vision and Goals: Cash on Cash Return vs. IRR I set the fund’s vision to become the best performing fund. I was told

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Early-stage fundraising of university spin-offs: a study through demand-site perspectives

For university spinouts and startups, this is a relevant article, especially for those seeking resources: Early-stage fundraising of university spin-offs: a study through demand-site perspectives It is an Open Access article from Venture Capital: An International Journal of Entrepreneurial Finance from 2016, Volume 18, Issue 4 The

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The transformation of the business angel market: empirical evidence and research implications

An Open Access article from Venture Capital: An International Journal of Entrepreneurial Finance, Volume 18, 2016 Issue 4 Authors are Colin Mason, Richard Harrison, and Tiago Botelho The transformation of the business angel market: empirical evidence and research implications See the link here for the full article:

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Women don’t ask: an investigation of start-up financing and gender

Another relevant article on early stage financing from Venture Capital: An International Journal of Entrepreneurial Finance that was published online on 04 July 2017. The link can be found here: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/13691066.2017.1345119 Abstract Are women less likely to ask for help financing their businesses? This study investigates whether

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Founding Angels as an emerging subtype of the angel investment model in high-tech businesses

A relevant article published in Volume 15, 2013 – Issue 3 of Venture Capital: An International Journal of Entrepreneurial Finance Authors are Gunter W. Festal and Sven H. DeCleyn See the abstract below and the link here: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/13691066.2013.807059?scroll=top&needAccess=true Abstract: “Some important hurdles hamper the commercialisation of (scientific)

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Lehman Formula (Lehman Scale): Standard Formula for Fee Determination

The Lehman Formula, also known as the Lehman Scale, is the standard formula for fee determination.  It is commonly used for finder fees, capital raising, boutique banking, and venture consulting.  See more on Wikipedia Some excerpts are below: The Modern Lehman is the most commonly used today:

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