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Venture-Speak: 50 Terms & Phrases Entrepreneurs Should Know

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Venture-Speak
50 Terms and Phrases Entrepreneurs Should Know

Introduction by Susan Schreter
Managing Editor
TakeCommand.Org

Venture capitalists (“VCs”) are well-known for quickly getting to the point of an issue and hate it when a long winded entrepreneurs can’t reach that same level of verbal clarity. Actually, the more time you spend with VCs, the more you find that their language reflects their action-oriented, time-is-precious mindset. They “drill down” into a business plan, “scrub the numbers” looking for errors in financial statements, and seek the “secret sauce” or proprietary elements of a company’s business model.
 
If you’re going to “drive” a first-time venture funding effort, take a few
minutes to expand your “bandwidth” of VC deal-speak.
 
(more ... see attached document below)

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Venture-Speak: 50 Terms & Phrases Entrepreneurs Should Know

Relevant Subject and Topic
Finances, Start-up, Pitches & Presentations

Types
Article

Features
Educational
Informative

Format
Document

Copyright Owner
Susan Schreter
TakeCommand.Org

Most Suitable For Use By
Entrepreneurs
Learners

Age Appropriateness
Adult(19+)

Grade Appropriateness
Postsecondary, Adult General, Professional

Geographic Suitability
All or Non-Specific

Language
English

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Jun 18, 2014 15:11 EDT
edited subject/topic
Dec 10, 2012 11:44 EDT
moved to Skills Development