'Down to earth, readable and often humorous...well worth a read' Richard Branson
'A helpful, expert and practical guide for those risking the world of venture capital funding. Full of excellent advice.' Tim Waterstone
An Insider's Guide to the opaque and much sought after world of venture capital… decodes the industry and offers sound advice for those who will engage with it. Julie Meyer, Dragon on the BBC's Dragon's Den Online
'Anyone seeking outside investment from either an angel or venture capitalist should read this first…he'll have plenty of entrepreneur fans before long'Director Magazine
About the Author
Simon Acland was a successful venture capitalist for 20 years. He was managing director of Quester, one of the UK's most active early-stage technology investors with more than £250 million under management, and non-executive director of more than 25 companies in its portfolio. He has been involved with many successful trade sales and flotations; he has also had failures and learned from them. A long-standing member of the British Venture Capital Association's Technology Committee, he was also Director of the British Business Angels' Association.