Financing a high-tech business can be a scary feat.
To get the specifics from experts on
what VCs look for and the nuts and bolts of financing, watch How
to Finance a High-Tech Start-Up. Distributed by software
consultant Ted Finch of Chanimal, an Austin, Texas, software
marketing firm, the video includes interviews and advice from angel
investors, VCs and CEOs detailing things like business plans, time
frames and term sheets. Priced at $39.95, VHS, DVD or CD-ROM
versions of the video can be purchased online at www.chanimal.com/video.
Want a university education in high-tech
Check out Stanford University's
online resource for entrepreneurs (and teachers of
entrepreneurship), the STVP Educators Corner.
This free site only requires
registration to access the articles and video clips of prominent
entrepreneurship lectures within the Stanford Technology Ventures
Program (STVP) at the university. Funded by the Ewing Marion
Kauffman Foundation in 2001, Web site topics range from
intellectual property to market analysis. Says Tina Seelig,
executive director of STVP, "We have these amazing resources
for our own use, and it was very important for us to share what
we've generated on campus for use by the rest of the
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