Financing your small business [electronic resource] / By James E. Burk & Richard P. Lehman.

Burk, James E.
1st ed.
Naperville, Ill. : Sphinx Pub., c2004.
1 online resource (266 p.)
Small business -- United States -- Finance.
Small business -- Finance -- Law and legislation -- United States.
New business enterprises -- United States -- Finance.
New business enterprises -- Finance -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Electronic books.
""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""; ""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""; ""Financial Brokers""; ""Reverse Mergers""; ""Factoring""; ""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""; ""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 Power point""
""Learning to Close and When""""Declining Money""; ""Chapter 9: Corporate Governance""; ""Registered Agents""; ""Initial Reports""; ""Annual Reports""; ""Money and Accounting""; ""Signing Documents""; ""Bank Accounts""; ""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""
Includes index.
Lehmann, Richard P., 1966-
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