what we do
venture consulting and more
Advisory services include counsel on fundraising strategies, deal structures and strategic issues. They are provided by our founder, Clinton Richardson, and customized to meet client needs.
We photo-blog for doers who look outside the box for inspiration. Our readers are students of life, interested in travel, photography and ideas.
We publish the critically acclaimed Growth Company Guide 5.0 and the award winning history Ancient Selfies (International Book Award Finalist and eLit Awards Gold Medal Winner).
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“Full of tips and strategies for hunting down funding sources".
- Entrepreneur Magazine.
"Provides valuable insight into the give-and-take of the venture funding and company growth processes."
- Will Griffith, General Partner, Technology Crossover Ventures
“An indispensable handbook for entrepreneurs and investors.”
- Robert Cross, Chairman,
“La bible du venture capital. Tres interessant . . . .”
- Recherché de financements
"Full of practical guidance for company leaders facing the challenges brought on by rapid growth.”
- Douglas Tatum, Author,
No Man's Land
“A careful read . . . will enable entrepreneurs to fully comprehend the importance of the early decisions involved in financing and growing a new venture. It will help the first-time or repeat company builder make the right decisions from the very start.”
- Timothy Patrick, as CEO,
“I started using the Growth Company Guide in the late 90s and I have both the 1993 and 2000 editions. Our company has grown from $3.8 million annual revenues to a projected $100 million in revenues. You can bet that I have picked up this valuable book many times as we have navigated the challenges of financing this kind of growth. It is a solid piece of work . . . . ”
Terri Jondahl, CEO, CAB Incorporated,
Atlanta's Fastest Growing Private Companies List - 2007
“A highly valuable resource document which is used frequently by myself, by the professional staff of our premier ATDC technology incubator, and by the entrepreneurial companies of Georgia..”
— Richard Meyer, Ph.D, as Director, Georgia Tech's Advanced Technology Development Center
“A mandatory read for any entrepreneur raising venture capital. It is an easy to understand guide that points out key concepts and areas in which to negotiate the best deal possible.”
— Michael Price, CEO Ventures
“Explain[s] just about every term and concept that should be known to you, the entrepreneur.”
— EntreWorld.org, Kauffman Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership
“Levels the playing field for the entrepreneur at the critical stage of raising capital. Required reading for an entrepreneur prior to accepting venture capital.”
— David Ellis, as President,
EGL Holdings, Inc.