'Describes the qualities of a successful technological entrepreneur including the features of technological entrepreneurial communities Provides the reader with an understanding of the strategic processes that lead to establishing and financing a new technological enterprise Considers strategies used in successfully seeking initial and future capital to fuel technological enterprise growth. Professor Cardullo brings the world of technological enterprise to life through the eyes of one who has established and successfully financed three technological enterprises and has been a venture capitalist. His book describes the strategies and techniques necessary to successfully establish and finance a new technological enterprise. Technological enterprises follow a financing life cycle from initial seed capital to emerging growth and initial public offering or acquisition. The book covers each phase of the financing life cycle. Seeking capital must be built on developing the technological and marketing strategies, combined with the development of human and intellectual resources. This book is designed to provide the reader with the necessary background to be able to understand the various methods of establishing and financing a new venture.