David Newton

David Newton is a professor of entrepreneurial finance and head of the entrepreneurship program, which he founded in 1990, at Westmont College in Santa Barbara, California. The author of four books on both entrepreneurship and finance investments, David was formerly a contributing editor on growth capital for Industry Week Growing Companies magazine and has contributed to such publications as Entrepreneur, Your Money, Success, Red Herring, Business Week, Inc. and Solutions. He's also consulted to nearly 100 emerging, fast-growth entrepreneurial ventures since 1984.

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Looking For Funding?

Don't overlook venture forums.
Venture Capital

Enticing Investors

Early-stage investors need to know how they'll get a return on their investment in your company, and IPOs aren't the answer.

What Is Your Business Worth?

Find out how to value your privately held business.
Startup Financing

Read The Fine Print

Take another look at that financial contract before you sign on the dotted line.

The Eye of the Beholder

Image is everything. . . So what about ethics?
Startup Financing

Money for Ownership?

You don't have to sell your soul to raise startup capital.
SBA and Government Funding

Finding Government Funding

The bank isn't the only place to turn if you need start-up cash. Our Finance Expert suggests a few ways to squeeze some money out of the government.
Financial Analysis

Determining Returns On Investments

Our Finance Expert explains what capital providers expect to receive from their investment.
Venture and Angel Investors

An Explanation of Angel Investors

Need money to finance your start-up? Our Finance Expert show you how angel investors can help.
Startup Financing

Need Money? Look Here.

Got a business idea but don't have the capital to get it off the ground? Our Finance Expert shows you where the money's at.
Startup Financing

First Line Of Financing

Our Finance Expert explains the difference between equity and debt financing.
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