VC: An American History 9780674240100

From nineteenth-century whaling to a multitude of firms pursuing entrepreneurial finance today, venture finance reflects

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Table of contents :
Contents
Introduction. THE SIGNIFICANCE OF HISTORY
1. Whaling Ventures
2. The Early Development of Risk Capital
3. The Rise of Private Capital Entities
4. The Market versus the Government
5. The Limited Partnership Structure
6. Silicon Valley and the Emergence of Investment Styles
7. High-Tech, an Evolving Ecosystem, and Diversity during the 1980s
8. The Big Bubble
Epilogue. FROM THE PAST TO THE PRESENT AND THE FUTURE
Notes
Acknowledgments
Index

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