Venture capital and angel investing by Andrew M. Lane

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Published by Nova Science Publishers in New York .

Written in English

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  • Venture capital,
  • Small business,
  • New business enterprises,
  • Finance,
  • Investments

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementAndrew M. Lane and Nicole P. Mifflin, editors
SeriesBusiness issues, competition and entrepreneurship, Business issues, competition and entrepreneurship series
LC ClassificationsHG4027.6 .V46 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 88 p. :
Number of Pages88
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25094024M
ISBN 101613241224
ISBN 109781613241226
LC Control Number2011008488

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