Building a Business: Continuing Team Exercise


Meet with your team members to consider your new business venture and how it relates to the finance topics in this chapter. Develop specific responses to the following:

  1. 17-11. What role will debt financing play in your business’s financial plan? What types of debt financing will you use? Why?

  2. 17-12. As your business grows, will you consider bringing in angel investors or venture capital? Why or why not? How would you structure such a transaction?

  3. 17-13. Would you consider selling stock to the general public? What advantages would a public sale of stock bring? Are there any downsides to this decision?

  4. 17-14. If you decide to sell stock through an initial public offering, what factors will ...

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