The VC 1.400 characters or less
The CREAM* principle <ul><li>   Are you an entrepreuneur or a small company? Well, without cash you are nothing! But bewar...
...And exit 2nd mortgage to fund startup <ul><li>Interest and risk is truly related, often banks aren't allowed to loan at...
Exponential = really high <ul><li>VCs are more likely to invest in markets with exponential growth rates </li></ul><ul><li...
Turn towards California and prey <ul><li>Silicon Valley - the Mecca of Venture Capitalism. </li></ul><ul><li>9:26 PM Mar 7...
“ I pity the fool who has no explicit exit strategy” <ul><li>&quot;VC's prefer A-teams with second class ideas than B-team...
Why couldn’t Zimmerman be that brief? <ul><li>Decision management should be separated from control.  </li></ul><ul><li>	 #...
They probably have an  I-phone app that does it <ul><li>The VC must address information asymmetry (adv. selection, moral h...
They’re watching you (but they’d rather not) <ul><li>Lack of trust = huge monitoring costs </li></ul><ul><li>4:57 AM Mar 3...
Two words: Bernie Madoff <ul><li>Due diligence must not be underestimated. Thoroughly investigate the opportunity before i...
Closer to 20 if you open with a joke* <ul><li>   VCs usually own a minority stake, around 20-40 percent. </li></ul><ul><li...
Moments of Zen <ul><li>People will always act to the benefit of their own interests, our teacher included. </li></ul><ul><...
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Mcf Presentation, Alex, Daniel, David, And Vendela

  1. 1. The VC 1.400 characters or less
  2. 2. The CREAM* principle <ul><li>   Are you an entrepreuneur or a small company? Well, without cash you are nothing! But beware of burning your cash when you have it! </li></ul><ul><li>9:06 PM Mar 7th </li></ul><ul><li>*Cash Rules Everything Around Me </li></ul>
  3. 3. ...And exit 2nd mortgage to fund startup <ul><li>Interest and risk is truly related, often banks aren't allowed to loan at the rate they would like to... enter Venture Capitalist. </li></ul><ul><li> 9:08 PM Mar 7th </li></ul>
  4. 4. Exponential = really high <ul><li>VCs are more likely to invest in markets with exponential growth rates </li></ul><ul><li>9:31 PM Mar 7th </li></ul>
  5. 5. Turn towards California and prey <ul><li>Silicon Valley - the Mecca of Venture Capitalism. </li></ul><ul><li>9:26 PM Mar 7th </li></ul>
  6. 6. “ I pity the fool who has no explicit exit strategy” <ul><li>&quot;VC's prefer A-teams with second class ideas than B-teams with first class ideas - it is all about execution” </li></ul><ul><li>9:37 PM Mar 7th </li></ul>
  7. 7. Why couldn’t Zimmerman be that brief? <ul><li>Decision management should be separated from control. </li></ul><ul><li> #MCF10 4:59 AM Mar 3rd </li></ul>
  8. 8. They probably have an I-phone app that does it <ul><li>The VC must address information asymmetry (adv. selection, moral hazard), slack and general risk (market, tech, team, etc.). </li></ul><ul><li>#MCF10 10:58 PM Mar 7th </li></ul>
  9. 9. They’re watching you (but they’d rather not) <ul><li>Lack of trust = huge monitoring costs </li></ul><ul><li>4:57 AM Mar 3rd </li></ul>
  10. 10. Two words: Bernie Madoff <ul><li>Due diligence must not be underestimated. Thoroughly investigate the opportunity before investing anything. </li></ul><ul><li>11:01 PM Mar 7th </li></ul>
  11. 11. Closer to 20 if you open with a joke* <ul><li>   VCs usually own a minority stake, around 20-40 percent. </li></ul><ul><li>11:06 PM Mar 7th </li></ul><ul><li>*the inappropriate kind </li></ul>
  12. 12. Moments of Zen <ul><li>People will always act to the benefit of their own interests, our teacher included. </li></ul><ul><li>5:55 AM Mar 3rd </li></ul><ul><li>   PMS should have a mix of subjective and objective measures </li></ul><ul><li>5:02 AM Mar 3rd </li></ul><ul><li>Should one slide be limited to 140 characters? </li></ul><ul><li> 6:34 AM Mar 3rd </li></ul><ul><li>Always good opening with a joke! </li></ul><ul><li>10:42 PM Mar 7th </li></ul><ul><li>NOPAT & Co won't be discussed much at the exam.. - a little &quot;ahh&quot; goes through class </li></ul><ul><li>9:36 PM Mar 9th </li></ul><ul><li>Reality can be a bitch </li></ul><ul><li>11:11 PM Mar 9th </li></ul>

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