The Masters of Private Equity and Venture Capital: Management Lessons from the Pioneers of Private Investing

  • 10h 16m 10s
  • David Greising, Robert Finkel
  • Recorded Books, Inc.
  • 2020

Ten leading private investors share their secrets to maximum profitability

In The Masters of Private Equity and Venture Capital, the pioneers of the industry share the investing and management wisdom they have gained by investing in and transforming their portfolio companies.

Based on original interviews conducted by the authors, this book is filled with colorful stories on the subjects that most matter to the high-level investor, such as selecting and working with management, pioneering new markets, adding value through operational improvements, applying private equity principles to non-profits, and much more.

In this Audiobook

  • 1. Method Over Magic: The Drivers Behind Private-Equity Performance
  • 2. Operating Profits: Using an Operating Perspective to Achieve Success
  • 3. Skin in the Game: Investing in Service Businesses
  • 4. The Partnership Paradigm: Working with Management to Build Toward Success
  • 5. Beyond the Balance Sheet: Applying Private-Equity Techniques to Not-for-Profit Work
  • 6. The Inside Game: Managing a Firm Through Change After Change
  • 7. The Entrepreneur and the Venture Capitalist
  • 8. Pioneer Investing: Taking Venture Capital from Silicon Valley to Bangalore and Beyond
  • 9. Change for the Better: Managing for Profit as Markets and Technology Change
  • 10. Beyond the Ivory Tower: Taking Laboratory Research to Market
  • 11. Fostering Innovation: People, Practices, and Products Make New Markets
  • 12. Risk, Then Reward: Managing Venture Investment in Russia