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James D. Price

Adjunct Lecturer of Entrepreneurial Studies; University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business

Jim Price is a serial entrepreneur and business educator. For over two decades, he has launched and led several tech-enabled businesses, and delivered superior returns for his shareholders through multiple M&A sales and an IPO. Since 2003, Jim has also held a faculty post at Michigan Ross, where he teaches the startup craft to MBAs and mentors student entrepreneurs as a Zell Lurie Entrepreneur in Residence.

His thought leadership is reflected in his frequent public speaking and his popular blog posts on Business Insider, Huffington Post, VC-List and Entrepreneur. Jim continues to actively advise startups, consult to corporate new-business initiatives and serve on company boards.

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The Entrepreneur’s Dictionary: A Straightforward Guide to Business Terms
This dictionary provides comprehensive definitions for over 450 entrepreneurship-related business terms.…
Publication Date: 10/18/2011 Product ID: 1-429-194
Note on the Secrets of Entrepreneurial Success
Entrepreneurship is an increasingly popular career path – for young adults just starting out, for mid-career professionals, for baby boomers who may have taken early retirement or been downsized from…
Publication Date: 01/08/2010 Product ID: 1-428-969
Note on Capitalization Tables for New Ventures: Figuring Out How Much Money Your Startup Needs, When You Should Raise It…
This note introduces students to the concept of capitalization tables. It defines capital requirements for startup business, helps students create capitalization tables, and provides guidance on how to plan several…
Publication Date: 08/12/2009 Product ID: 1-428-874
Note on Developing Financial Projections for Startups and Growth Businesses
Prospective investors in startups and growth businesses expect to review detailed financial information on the company. This note provides an in-depth discussion of both the art and the science of…
Publication Date: 07/03/2009 Product ID: 1-428-846
Note on the Elevator Pitch: A Brief, Verbal Overview of Your Startup Business
The brief, verbal, executive overview of the startup business – the so-called elevator pitch – has achieved something approaching mythical status in U.S. commerce as scores of annual pitch competitions…
Publication Date: 07/03/2009 Product ID: 1-428-848
Note on The Venture Presentation: How to Successfully Position Your Startup with Investors & Strategic Partners
As an entrepreneur or start-up CEO, once you get your foot in the door with a prospective investor or investor group, the purpose of the investor presentation is to provide…
Publication Date: 07/01/2009 Product ID: 1-428-832
Note on Writing a Winning Business Plan: The Springboard for Successful Startups, Corporate Ventures, and Growth Busines…
While for most people, the business plan conjures images of entrepreneurs, fast-paced startups, and venture capital investors, business plans have become just as critical a tool in the corporate world,…
Publication Date: 07/01/2009 Product ID: 1-428-847
Note on Managing Investor Due Diligence When Raising Capital for an Early-Stage Business
This note provides two items that entrepreneurs and start-up teams will find useful as they pursue investment capital: an outline for a due diligence notebook and a sample investor’s due…
Publication Date: 03/27/2009 Product ID: 1-428-791
Note on Business Model Innovation: It Can Be as Critical to New-Business Success as Technology Innovation
Surprisingly, the dominant competitor that eventually surfaces in many industries does not garner its sustainable competitive advantage through the expected paths of either technological or product innovation, on the one…
Publication Date: 02/27/2009 Product ID: 1-428-784
Note on Building a Successful Startup Management Team: 12 Keys
This note provides a series of practical coaching tips for building successful management teams within a startup business. Students will learn what works and what does not. The note is…
Publication Date: 02/15/2009 Product ID: 1-428-785

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