Assume that you are considering developing a nationwide chain of women’s clothing stores. You have contacted a Seattle-based firm that specializes in financing new business ventures and enterprises. Such firms, called venture capital firms, finance new businesses in exchange for a percentage of the ownership.
-Discuss the different business emphases that you might use in your venture.
-For each emphasis you listed in (1), provide an example of a real-world business using the same emphasis.
-What percentage of the ownership would you be willing to give the venture capital firm in exchange for its financing?
-Why do you as a venture capitalist want to own stock in a developing firm?
-What’s in it for you?