The Business of Venture Capital (3rd Edition) – eBook PDF


eBook details

  • Author: Mahendra Ramsinghani
  • File Size: 4 MB
  • Format: PDF
  • Length: 544 Pages
  • Publisher: Wiley; 3rd edition
  • Publication Date: January 12, 2021
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B08SZ5P8XF, B08Y63VXW6
  • ISBN-10: 1119639689
  • ISBN-13: 9781119639688


The Business of Venture Capital: The Art of Raising a Fund, Structuring Investments, Portfolio Management, and Exits (3rd Edition) – eBook PDF

The new edition of the ultimate guide for venture capital practitioners—includes the entire process of venture firm formation & management, portfolio construction, value creation, fund-raising, and exit strategies

After its initial publication, The Business of Venture Capital, 3rd Edition, (PDF) has been addressed as the definitive, most comprehensive ebook on the subject. Now in its third edition, this prominent textbook describes the multiple features of the business of venture capital, from raising venture funds to organizing investments, to making consistent returns, to evaluating exit strategies. Writer and VC Mahendra Ramsinghani who has invested in startups and venture funds for more than a decade provide best practices from experts on the front lines of this business.

This completely-updated edition includes fresh perspectives on the Softbank effect, career paths for young professionals, cultural disasters and case studies, investment models, epic failures, and much more. Readers are guided through every stage of the VC process, supported by a companion website containing tools like the LP-GP Fund Due Diligence Checklist and, Investment Summary format, the Investment Due Diligence Checklist, and links to white papers and other industry guidelines. Designed for experienced practitioners, devils, angels, and novices alike, this valuable resource:

  • Balances technical analyses and real-world insights
  • Explores the distinct aspects of portfolio construction and value creation
  • Recognizes the key attributes of a VC professional and the arc of an investor’s career
  • Features interviews, anecdotes, personal stories, and wisdom from leading venture capitalists
  • Includes the art of raising a venture fund, identifying anchor investors, fund due diligence, negotiating fund investment terms with limited partners, and more

The Business of Venture Capital: The Art of Raising a Fund, Structuring Investments, Portfolio Management, and Exits 3e is a must-read ebook for anyone aiming to raise a venture fund or pursue a profession in venture capital, in addition to practicing venture capitalists, angel investors or devils alike, attorneys, start-up entrepreneurs, limited partners, and MBA students.


A vital guide for any investor―one of the few ebooks that weave real-life case studies with leading academic research.” ― T.K. Kurien, Managing Partner and Chief Investment Officer, Premji Invest

A strong foundation of investment frameworks and mental models for any venture investor, a useful guide in our rapidly changing world.” ― Beezer Clarkson, Managing Director, Sapphire Partners

Mahendra has written the ebook I needed when I first entered the venture business. Rather than blindly staggering my way to understanding the fundamentals, I would have saved so much time. This ebook is like getting a five-year head start for anyone who wants to get up to speed about how it really works.” ― Mike Maples, Jr., Founding Partner, Floodgate

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