Dr. Brent Lundell
Dr. Brent Lundell has a PhD focusing on negotiation and has published a real world book entitled "Reality Negotiation." He acts as a consultant on negotiation as well as conducts on-site seminars on that topic.
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A Short History of Venture Capital
In the first half of the 20th century (1900-1950)-- with very few exceptions-- venture capital investments were made by very wealthy families like the Rockefellers (Standard Oil), the Vanderbilt family (shipping lines and railroads)...
Venture Capital Basics, Part 1
Venture capital, a subset of private equity investing, usually represents money provided by investors to small or start-up companies with perceived long-term growth potential. Venture capital can be injected into a company at any time the...
Venture Capital Concepts, Part 2
How do you calculate capital gain on stock? The net sales price less your investment (adjusted tax basis) on the stock. Are capital gains short or long-term? Capital gains for tax purposes are calculated on assets held for over a year...
Venture Capital Concepts, Part 3
What is an Exit Route? The method through which an investor exit an investment. The exit route may occur by the investor taking cash, company debt. What is an "Exit Strategy" for a VC firm? The way a venture capitalist (VC) or business...
Venture Capital Concepts, Part 4
What is a Lock up Period? What is a Master Limited Partnership (MLP)? What is Management Buy-In (MBI)? What is a Minority Enterprise Small Business Investment Companies (MESBICS)? What is an Owner Employee? What is a Private Investment in Public...
Venture Capital Definitions, Part 1
What is an Accredited Investor? Accredited investor is a wealthy investor who meets certain SEC requirements for net worth and income as they relate to some restricted offerings. Who is included in the definition of Accredited Investors?