In this article, our “Practitioner's Corner” associate editor Joe Levangie collaborates with a long-time colleague Paul Broude to address how businesses should “make their capital-raising initiatives happen.” Levangie, a venture advisor and entrepreneur, first worked with Broude, a business and securities attorney, in 1985 when they went to London to pursue financing for an American startup. They successfully survived all-night drafting sessions, late-night clubbing by the company founder, and even skeet shooting and barbequing at the investment banker's country house to achieve the first “Greenfield” flotation by an American company on the Unlisted Securities Market of the London Stock Exchange. To ascertain how the entrepreneur can determine what financing options exist in today's investing climate, read on.
Broude, P.D. and Levangie, J.E. (2006), "Entrepreneurial financing–alternatives for raising capital", New England Journal of Entrepreneurship, Vol. 9 No. 2, pp. 55-62. https://doi.org/10.1108/NEJE-09-02-2006-B006Download as .RIS
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