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Respond to the following in a minimum of 175 words each of the tree questions

1.Discuss the five main stages in the process of venture capital financing.

2.If you were a VC (venture capital), what are some things that you would be looking for in a prospective investment?

3.Have you ever previously heard of mezzanine financing? What do you think of the concept?

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Running head: VENTURE CAPTAL


Discussion: Venture Capital
Institutional Affiliation



Part I
Stage 1: Concept Stage
At this stage, there is little to no client base which means that whoever invests in this
stage is merely investing in a dream. Funding comes from the founders’ own money, family
and friends. In some cases, angel investors are also called upon at this stage. The angel
investors hope for a higher ROI than would be achieved from traditional investing (Ryan,
Stage 2: Seed Stage
A little more is required at this point than the concept stage but it usually never goes
beyond $5 Million. The money is used to sustain the company until it can start breaking even
(Ryan, 2013). It carries the company through the development of the concept into reality.
Stage 3: Growth or Expansion
At this stage, the concept is provin...

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