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Author Burk, James E.

Title Financing your small business / by James E. Burk & Richard P. Lehman
Edition First edition
Published Naperville, Ill. : Sphinx Pub., [2004]
©2004
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 248 pages)
Contents Front Cover -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- Introduction -- How to Approach This Book -- Chapter 1: Choosing the Form of Your Business -- Sole Proprietorship -- Registered Agents -- Partnership -- Corporation -- Limited Liability Company -- Nonprofit Entities -- Joint Ventures and Corporate Partnerships -- Choosing the State in Which to Form Your Business -- Qualifications for Starting a Business -- How-To Procedures -- Business Comparison Chart -- Business Start-Up Checklist -- Chapter 2: Business Strategy, Planning, and Feasibility Analysis -- Strategy
Corporate Governance for Corporations -- Corporate Records -- Sample Script for Annual Meeting -- Corporate Governance for Limited Liability Companies -- Chapter 10: How to Choose Professionals -- Attorneys and Accountants -- Other Consultants -- Sequence -- Conclusion -- Endnotes -- Glossary -- Appendix A: Business Plan -- Appendix B: Corporation Formation Documents -- Articles of Incorporation -- Bylaws -- Minutes of Directors Meeting -- How These Documents Help with the Financing Your Business -- Appendix C: Limited Liability Company Formation Documents -- Articles of Organization
Developing Strategy -- Business Plan -- Feasibility Analysis -- Structuring Your Business Plan -- Questions to Ask -- Consultants vs. Do-It-Yourself -- What the Experts Say -- Summary -- Sample Executive Summary -- Chapter 3: Equity Financing -- Ownership -- Corporation Equity -- Warrants -- Limited Liability Company and Limited Partnership Equity -- Raising Capital in Stages -- Chapter 4: Debt Financing -- Bank Loans -- Small Business Administration (SBA) -- Credit Cards -- Home Equity Lines -- Retirement Funds -- Life Insurance Borrowing -- Finacial Brokers -- Reverse Mergers -- Factoring
Franchising -- Business Opportunities -- Chapter 7: Friends, Angels, and Venture Capital Sources -- Friends and Family -- Angels -- Venture Capital -- What They Look For -- Valuation -- Angel Networks and Entrepreneurial Forums -- Chapter 8: Presentations and the Language of Capital -- Content -- Design and Presentation -- The Presenter -- The Rules of Powerpoint -- Learning to Close and When -- Declining Money -- Chapter 9: Corporate Governance -- Registered Agents -- Initial Reports -- Annual Reports -- Money and Accounting -- Signing Documents -- Bank Accounts
Revenue Participation/Royalty Financing -- Merchant Banking -- SBIC Financing -- Private Debt -- Combining Equity and Debt Financing -- Chapter 5: Securities Law -- Understanding Securities Laws -- Brief History of Securities Laws -- The Rise of Rule 506 of Regulation D -- Disclosure Requirements -- The Sale of Securities and the Issuer Exemption -- Integration of Offerings -- State Securities (Blue Sky) Laws -- Notice of FIlings of Securities -- Rule 504 and 505 Offerings -- Regulation A Offerings -- Follow-Up and Closing an Offering -- Chapter 6: Licensing and Franchising -- Licensing
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 169) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject New business enterprises -- Finance -- Law and legislation -- United States.
New business enterprises -- United States -- Finance.
Small business -- Finance -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Small business -- United States -- Finance.
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Author Lehmann, Richard P., 1966-
ISBN 1423742125 (electronic bk.)
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