By Spencer E. Ante
In inventive Capital, Spencer Ante tells the compelling tale of the enigmatic and quirky man--Georges Doriot--who created the enterprise capital undefined. the writer strains the pivotal occasions in Doriot's existence, together with his adventure as a embellished brigadier common in the course of global struggle II; as a maverick professor at Harvard enterprise tuition; and because the architect and founding father of the 1st enterprise capital company, American study and improvement. It artfully chronicles Doriot's enterprise philosophy and his stewardship in startups, comparable to the $64000 position he performed within the formation of electronic apparatus company and lots of different new businesses that later became influential and successful.
An award-winning company Week journalist, Ante provides us a unprecedented examine a guy who overturned traditional knowledge through proving that there's titanic cash to be made by way of making an investment in small and dicy companies. This brilliant portrait of Georges Doriot unearths the rewards that come from relentlessly pursuing what-if possibilities--and bargains necessary classes for enterprise managers and traders alike.
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Creative Capital: Georges Doriot and the Birth of Venture Capital by Spencer E. Ante