This is a summary I have written for Sahlman’s article “How to Write a Great Business Plan”, originally as part of my Harvard Innovation and Business Transformation class assignment. Business plans are not a good predictor of a venture’s ultimate success. There are many unknown factors that influence revenue and profit, making financial projection beyond […]

Article Summary: “New Venture Ideas: An Analysis of their Origin and Early Development” by Klofsten & Magnus

February 11, 2009 | Comments Off on Article Summary: “New Venture Ideas: An Analysis of their Origin and Early Development” by Klofsten & Magnus

This is a summary I have written for Klofsten’s article “New Venture Ideas: An Analysis of their Origin and Early Development”, originally as part of my Harvard Innovation and Business Transformation class assignment. The early formation of business ideas are heavily affected by the founder’s technical skills. Technical know how heavily regulates the early process […]

Article Summary: “How Venture Capital Works” by Zider, Bob

January 10, 2009 | Comments Off on Article Summary: “How Venture Capital Works” by Zider, Bob

This is a summary I have written for Zider’s article “How Venture Capital Works”, originally as part of my Harvard Innovation and Business Transformation class assignment. Venture capitalists buy a stake in an entrepreneur’s idea, invest in the balance sheet and infrastructure until the business grows large enough to be sold to a corporation or […]