Real Venture Capital (Hardcover)

Building International Businesses

By R. Thompson

Palgrave MacMillan, 9780230202221, 225pp.

Publication Date: May 1, 2008

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A principal theme of the book is a plea for ' real venture capital', with the venture capitalist adding substantial value to companies and their founders through a wide knowledge of business, in contrast to the purely financial skills required in other sectors of the private equity field, such as leveraged buy-outs.

About the Author

RICHARD THOMPSON is a Cambridge science graduate who subsequently qualified in both chartered engineering and management consultancy. He has been the co-founder and chairman of several successful venture capital firms over a thirty year span and is still active in the sector. He has a wide experience of international business.