The Fundable Startup (Paperback)

How Disruptive Companies Attract Capital

By Fred Haney

SelectBooks, 9781590794937, 288pp.

Publication Date: May 12, 2020

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Description

If you are the founder of a high-tech startup company, you know it’s a daunting task, and the odds of success are slim. All founders dream of achieving a rewarding outcome like Steve Jobs or Bill Gates, but few reach such a pinnacle. In The Fundable Startup: How Disruptive Companies Attract Capital, Fred M. Haney, an experienced venture capitalist, angel investor, and company founder, explains startup strategies that will help you:Understand the thinking of investorsBuild a “virtual team”Create initial value in a product or prototypeRecruit management that will help you raise capitalThe Fundable Startup contains eight personal interviews with executives and entrepreneurs that will change the way founders think about managing a startup company.


About the Author

Dr. Fred Haney has over 50 years of experience as a venture capitalist, angel investor, mentor, corporate director, entrepreneur and corporate executive.

Haney was the founder and manager of 3i Ventures, California, a venture capital fund that invested $80 million in 60 startups and produced 19 public companies and top quartile returns. He created Monday Club, a 950-member mentoring network that assists startup companies monthly in Santa Monica, Torrance, and Orange County, CA. He was a co-founder of Tech Coast Angels, one of the largest angel groups in the U.S. He has served as an active director of more than 20 companies. He has been a co-founder or founding Chairman of six startup companies. Before 1983, he held executive positions at Xerox, Computer Sciences Corporation, and TRW.

In 1999 he was selected "Mentor/Angel of the Year" by the American Electronics Association in Orange County. In 2002, he was named “Director of the Year for Early Stage Companies” by the Forum for Corporate Directors. 

He holds a B.A. degree from Ohio Wesleyan University, an M.S. degree in mathematics from Colorado State University and a Ph.D. in Computer Sciences from Carnegie-Mellon University.