Welcome to GEFRI


Mission and Approach DC Global Center Institute Objectives Research Focus Working Papers Executive EducationProgram Execution Global Finance Conference, April 2006Nanotech Conference,
Fall 2006

Venture Capital Issues

Venture Capital Issues include:

  • Angel, friends and family, venture capital, strategic investor, private equity and vendor financing
  • Optimal financial structures for startup, development stage and privately held companies
  • Institutional lending to smaller and privately held companies, credit risk assessments and appropriate capital and operating requirements
  • Technology and market assessment and related due diligence
  • Entrepreneurial growth and transition strategies, including exit strategies
  • Financial Regulatory and Public Policy constraints on growth and trans-border operations of development stage companies
  • Capital Market imposed constraints on trans-border operations of development stage companies
  • Public/Private sector partnerships for risk capital raising and investing
  • Private and public sector policy and institutional reforms to support entrepreneurial formation and financing