If you have seen the TV show Dragon’s Den, you will have an idea of what it is like for entrepreneurs to approach venture capitalists with a business concept, and what is likely or unlikely to persuade a venture capitalist to invest in a business. After all, they will want an adequate return on their investment, so it is up to the entrepreneur to sell themselves as best as they can in the pitch – a lucrative business idea also needs a confident, diligent and co-operative person to make it work.
See the guide to venture capital, which is often a necessary source of financing for start-up businesses
Seth Klarman's Baupost is one of the largest hedge funds in the world, and it utilizes a long-only, value-focused investment process. However, some well-known names have suggested that value investing is dead, so where does that leave Baupost and other highly reputable value investors? Klarman had some insight in his year-end letter for 2021. Q4 Read More