Description : A landmark collection of original essays that explore the dynamics of entrepreneurship in the U.S. and around the world--from the "mindset" of the entrepreneur to the challenges of establishing and sustaining new ventures to the institutions and technologies that support new business creation
Description : Research and development of novel medicines for human therapy commonly takes over a decade before significant revenues from sales are forthcoming. How can biotechnology companies be founded and grow successfully in an industry with such extended innovation processes? The book investigates this problem and distinguishes three growth phases: From incorporation and start-up through collaborative R&D with large pharmaceutical firms to value creation from R&D pipelines to Public Offerings and product marketing. In this book a dynamic simulation model for testing different decision-making strategies is developed. For each phase the author identifies decision rules that provide for successful corporate growth.
Description : Help your students realize their dreams of small business success with Longenecker’s market-leading text SMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT: LAUNCHING AND GROWING ENTREPRENEURIAL VENTURES, 16e. This popular text continues to lead with its comprehensive approach, precedent-setting coverage, innovative tools, engaging examples, and integrated resource package. SMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT, 16E delves into the fundamentals of business management with an emphasis on how to start a business as well as how to manage, grow, and harvest one--the full business cycle. The book’s thorough emphasis on building the business plan offers a full complement of chapters plus a full business plan that gives you flexibility in assignment options. All-new cases, proven exercises, and online activities place students in the role of decision makers to sharpen their understanding of concepts. Unforgettable examples, exciting video cases, and coverage of the most current developments in business management today keep this engaging text as current and practical now as it was when it led the market in its first edition 50 years ago. Each edition builds upon past strengths with new innovations and breakthrough developments. This edition captures the excitement of small business with multimedia resources; from popular video cases and Small Business and Entrepreneurship Resource Center’s robust collection of business-related articles and resources to SMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT ONLINE student learning tools. SMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT, 16E provides the valuable resources your students will reference and rely upon throughout their entire business careers. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Description : The volume presents and discusses a variety of recent developments and achievements in research on entrepreneurship. It focuses on the strategic aspects of entrepreneurship and new firm creation, and brings together the insights of an array of experts.
Description : This is the book that we hope will create a 1000 ventures in Australia! Australian entrepreneurs don't have a lot of time yet they urgently need sources of funding to get their growing businesses off the ground. That's why we've written this book: Time and money. We make sure that it doesn't take much time for an entrepreneur to become fully familiar with the funding environment in Australia. This book is packed with information condensed to a form that a business person can consume easily about how to secure financial backing. It is fully updated more than 300 phone numbers, 150 email addresses, and 160 Web sites for dozens of programmes and venture capitalists in Australia who have money for start-up and expanding enterprises. "If it's what you need, you'll not find a better book (any book)."
Description : An updated edition of a classic business handbook from a respected expert on the creation of high tech companies offers a proven stepbystep formula for planning, financing, and succeeding in a business start up, and includes a variety of case studies.
Description : Initial public offerings (IPOs) play a crucial role in allocating resources in market economies. Because of the enormous importance of IPOs, an understanding of how IPOs work is fundamental to an understanding of financial markets generally. Of particular interest is the puzzling existence of high initial returns to equity IPOs in the United States and other free-market economies. Audience: Designed for use by anyone wishing to perform further academic research in the area of IPOs and by those practitioners interested in IPOs as investment vehicles.