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The Guide to Entrepreneurship

Book Description

Whether you work for an established company and want to trailblaze new products (intrapreneurship), or want to establish your own new venture (entrepreneurship), The Guide to Entrepreneurship: How to Create Wealth for Your Company and Stakeholders supplies invaluable guidance along with concrete action plans. In contrast to academic publications that merely emphasize accounting methods, this guide to intrapreneurship and entrepreneurship focuses squarely on the entrepreneur.

Demystifying the process of starting a company from scratch, the book provides aspiring entrepreneurs with detailed guidance that is written in plain English. It explores what constitutes entrepreneurial timber and the leadership skills required to raise all the needed capital. If you are thinking of starting your own company or have already decided to take the plunge, this book will help you determine:

  • If you have what it takes to become a successful entrepreneur
  • The value of your idea before funding
  • If you and your team possess the skills required to gain a market advantage
  • How to raise capital effectively

Explaining the critical importance of intellectual property to investors, the book covers the fundamentals of business valuations. It also explains how to write winning business proposals. While each chapter is designed to stand on its own, the book chapters are arranged in a manner that makes it easy for experienced entrepreneurs to jump from chapter to chapter as they please.

Identifying the unique set of characteristics that are shared by successful entrepreneurs, this guide will be especially helpful to anyone looking to start new ventures that require a high degree of scientific knowledge.

Table of Contents

  1. Front Cover (1/2)
  2. Front Cover (2/2)
  3. Contents (1/2)
  4. Contents (2/2)
  5. Acknowledgments
  6. Introduction
  7. Chapter 1: Entrepreneurial Timber (1/4)
  8. Chapter 1: Entrepreneurial Timber (2/4)
  9. Chapter 1: Entrepreneurial Timber (3/4)
  10. Chapter 1: Entrepreneurial Timber (4/4)
  11. Chapter 2: Intrapreneurship: Corporate Entrepreneurship (1/5)
  12. Chapter 2: Intrapreneurship: Corporate Entrepreneurship (2/5)
  13. Chapter 2: Intrapreneurship: Corporate Entrepreneurship (3/5)
  14. Chapter 2: Intrapreneurship: Corporate Entrepreneurship (4/5)
  15. Chapter 2: Intrapreneurship: Corporate Entrepreneurship (5/5)
  16. Chapter 3: Women and Entrepreneurship (1/4)
  17. Chapter 3: Women and Entrepreneurship (2/4)
  18. Chapter 3: Women and Entrepreneurship (3/4)
  19. Chapter 3: Women and Entrepreneurship (4/4)
  20. Chapter 4: The Entrepreneurial Environment (1/7)
  21. Chapter 4: The Entrepreneurial Environment (2/7)
  22. Chapter 4: The Entrepreneurial Environment (3/7)
  23. Chapter 4: The Entrepreneurial Environment (4/7)
  24. Chapter 4: The Entrepreneurial Environment (5/7)
  25. Chapter 4: The Entrepreneurial Environment (6/7)
  26. Chapter 4: The Entrepreneurial Environment (7/7)
  27. Chapter 5: New Venture Creation (1/6)
  28. Chapter 5: New Venture Creation (2/6)
  29. Chapter 5: New Venture Creation (3/6)
  30. Chapter 5: New Venture Creation (4/6)
  31. Chapter 5: New Venture Creation (5/6)
  32. Chapter 5: New Venture Creation (6/6)
  33. Chapter 6: Financing Your Dream (1/4)
  34. Chapter 6: Financing Your Dream (2/4)
  35. Chapter 6: Financing Your Dream (3/4)
  36. Chapter 6: Financing Your Dream (4/4)
  37. Chapter 7: Organizational Structure (1/4)
  38. Chapter 7: Organizational Structure (2/4)
  39. Chapter 7: Organizational Structure (3/4)
  40. Chapter 7: Organizational Structure (4/4)
  41. Chapter 8: Power Negotiations (1/6)
  42. Chapter 8: Power Negotiations (2/6)
  43. Chapter 8: Power Negotiations (3/6)
  44. Chapter 8: Power Negotiations (4/6)
  45. Chapter 8: Power Negotiations (5/6)
  46. Chapter 8: Power Negotiations (6/6)
  47. Chapter 9: Marketing and Sales (1/5)
  48. Chapter 9: Marketing and Sales (2/5)
  49. Chapter 9: Marketing and Sales (3/5)
  50. Chapter 9: Marketing and Sales (4/5)
  51. Chapter 9: Marketing and Sales (5/5)
  52. Chapter 10: Intellectual Property (1/5)
  53. Chapter 10: Intellectual Property (2/5)
  54. Chapter 10: Intellectual Property (3/5)
  55. Chapter 10: Intellectual Property (4/5)
  56. Chapter 10: Intellectual Property (5/5)
  57. Chapter 11: Meet the JOBS Act (1/3)
  58. Chapter 11: Meet the JOBS Act (2/3)
  59. Chapter 11: Meet the JOBS Act (3/3)
  60. Chapter 12: Strategic Management (1/4)
  61. Chapter 12: Strategic Management (2/4)
  62. Chapter 12: Strategic Management (3/4)
  63. Chapter 12: Strategic Management (4/4)
  64. Chapter 13: Valuation Techniques (1/4)
  65. Chapter 13: Valuation Techniques (2/4)
  66. Chapter 13: Valuation Techniques (3/4)
  67. Chapter 13: Valuation Techniques (4/4)
  68. Chapter 14: Writing a Winning Business Plan (1/13)
  69. Chapter 14: Writing a Winning Business Plan (2/13)
  70. Chapter 14: Writing a Winning Business Plan (3/13)
  71. Chapter 14: Writing a Winning Business Plan (4/13)
  72. Chapter 14: Writing a Winning Business Plan (5/13)
  73. Chapter 14: Writing a Winning Business Plan (6/13)
  74. Chapter 14: Writing a Winning Business Plan (7/13)
  75. Chapter 14: Writing a Winning Business Plan (8/13)
  76. Chapter 14: Writing a Winning Business Plan (9/13)
  77. Chapter 14: Writing a Winning Business Plan (10/13)
  78. Chapter 14: Writing a Winning Business Plan (11/13)
  79. Chapter 14: Writing a Winning Business Plan (12/13)
  80. Chapter 14: Writing a Winning Business Plan (13/13)
  81. Chapter 15: Harvesting (1/12)
  82. Chapter 15: Harvesting (2/12)
  83. Chapter 15: Harvesting (3/12)
  84. Chapter 15: Harvesting (4/12)
  85. Chapter 15: Harvesting (5/12)
  86. Chapter 15: Harvesting (6/12)
  87. Chapter 15: Harvesting (7/12)
  88. Chapter 15: Harvesting (8/12)
  89. Chapter 15: Harvesting (9/12)
  90. Chapter 15: Harvesting (10/12)
  91. Chapter 15: Harvesting (11/12)
  92. Chapter 15: Harvesting (12/12)
  93. About the Author
  94. Back Cover