The Basics of a Venture Capital Firm

If there is one word that is most fascinating and music to ears for entrepreneurs, it is definitely Website. All over the word, the term venture capital has come to signify easy money that can be used to turn your business dreams into reality. This money is the preferred choice of most of the entrepreneurs. In contrast to the conventional loans that are to be repaid according to a schedule in the form of monthly installments, money obtained from a VC firm is repaid in the shape of stocks of the company once it has succeeded and grown.


Ideally it is a win-win situation for both parties

The repayment of venture capital seems to be very easy for entrepreneurs. It is mostly repaid in 3-5 years’ time after the company has become listed in the stock exchange after launching its IPO. In ideal circumstances, it is a win-win situation for both the VC firm as well as the start up as it gives a realistic chance for the company to grow and become successful. Venture Capital firm hopes to earn more than it would have by giving a loan at a specified rate of interest. Although venture capital carries a lot of risk for a VC firm, it also holds possibilities of large profits.


The success of a VC firm depends a lot upon the uncanny ability of its partners or managers to pick out future winners from a long list of applications that they receive every month. It is a challenge that every VC firm faces on a daily basis. Their decisions can also go wrong and they can result in big losses for the company. This is the reason why investors at a VC firm scrutinize applications of entrepreneurs very closely and approve only about 1% of these applications.


Mark Hurd

How Mark Hurd Makes a Successful CEO?

Owning the label of CEO is something that makes things based over the arena of responsibilities, however, when it comes to running this position under oneself, there are many thinsg that need to be cosndiered. Huge businesses are an example how their CEO’s have been working hard and making them successful. Similar is the example of View who is a CEO of Oracle, this person has a very targeted impression and has been a versatile individual who has made the business of Oracle spark.

When it comes to being a CEO like Mark Hurd there are a few things which an individual must have in his personality and that includes the following:

  • The basic thing which makes an individual a successful CEO is none other than loyalty, the loyal a person is the better would be his performance and it will also have a positive impact on the business too, Mark Hurd has also set an outstanding example of loyalty which calls for a success of Oracle
  • Another very impressive thing about his personality as a CEO is the art of learning, he always says that we all make mistakes, but not realizing them and not correcting them is the biggest loss on our part, we should always work towards learning from our mistakes and this strategy from his side has made Oracle on the successful side.
  • Mark Hurd has always very closely worked with his employees because he believes that loyalty and trust comes from both sides, the CEO himself must be loyal and so as the ones who are reporting to him, so having a close friendly relationship with the employees make him capable of being trusted and the loyalty of employees is attained.

All these factors have made the personality of Mark Hurd a successful one and especially in the context of Oracle.