A practical approach for entrepreneurs and investors Entrepreneurial Finance provides readers with the fundamental knowledge to finance, start, grow, and value new ventures, without the complex finance terms and calculations. This comprehensive yet practical approach incorporates a global perspective that appeals to entrepreneurs, investors, and students with diverse backgrounds, knowledge, and experience. From Facebook to Camera+, Gary Gibbons, Robert D. Hisrich, and Carlos M. DaSilva use real-world examples and their professional experiences to bring concepts to life. This text is one of the most readable books in the market without compromising high quality content and resources.
Chapter 1: The Entrepreneurial Challenge: A Global Perspective
The Entrepreneurial Challenge: A Global Perspective
- To understand the importance of entrepreneurial finance
- To introduce the different types of entrepreneurs
- To expose the challenges associated with being an entrepreneur
- To identify the traits of global entrepreneurs
- To understand what is different about entrepreneurial finance
Case: CEON Solutions Pvt. Ltd.
Abhay Panjiyar, a young engineer in his second year of engineering school, had an idea while he was creating an effective administration process for Bhopal, an India-based education nongovernmental [Page 2]organization (NGO). Along with three friends who “believed in creating everything out of nothing” (hence the name CEON), Abhay developed an analytical problem-solving software for use in India's schools. He started participating in business plan competitions with his revolutionary idea of educational process management (EPM) ...