Articles from Frank Demmler on Deals and Entrepreneurship

Follow this link to a useful series of articles written by Frank Demmler for TechyVent, a Pittsburgh-based information service dedicated to providing information about technology and enterpreneurship.

Frank Demmler (fd0n@andrew.cmu.edu) is Adjunct Teaching Professor of Entrepreneurship at the Donald H. Jones Center for Entrepreneurship at Carnegie Mellon University.

Topics of these articles include:

-Why Investors Don't Want to Invest in Your Deal
-Arithmetic of Deals
-The Term Sheet
-What's So Preferable about Preferred Stock?
-Deal Structures
-Fund Raising Recap
-The Roles of the CEO and Founders
-Is a Small Piece of a Big Pie Worthwhile?
-Working with Your Board
-The Nine Drafts of the Business Plan
-Lessons Learned - Pricing
-Lessons Learned - Hiring
-Keeping Your Equity