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The VC Market in Hungary

 

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Efraim Landa is an experienced and successful venture capitalist. It is important to realize that a VC firm not only invests monetarily into a company in order to see it succeed, but it also invests time and experience. The goal of the venture capitalist is to provide what is needed for the company to become successful and mature. VC funding is typically aimed at providing what is needed for an early stage company who needs to get started or an established company that has reached a point where they need to make expansions but lack the funding. The venture capitalist invests in the company with the expectation that the company will reach a state where they can make a public offering or sell its shares. Sometimes the VC firm will sell off their shares once the company reaches maturity and become profitable. Exits are a large part of the VC industry. A venture capitalist is interested in a company which displays the potential of making rapid growth in the future. As a general rule a venture capitalist prefers to invest in entrepreneurial businesses and ones which demonstrate innovative thinking and aspirations for growth. Regions around the world have thriving VC sectors which help provide fuel for growing and thriving economies. Read the rest of this entry

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