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Finance books and sites : What you need to know for Corporate Finance.

“An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.” – Benjamin Franklin

If you are Interested in Corporate finance here is a short list of online and book reviews.

Aswath Damodaran’s valuation website: every template you will ever need, as well as his top ranked valuation course all online.    http://people.stern.nyu.edu/adamodar/

investment dictionary.. its pretty good. http://www.investopedia.com

Wikipedia entry: links to everything finance:  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Valuation_(finance)

The books you will need:

Braeley and Meyers  : http://www.amazon.com/Brealey-Myers-Corporate-Finance-Investment/dp/0071383778?tag=613240924-20

David Wessels, my former professor at wharton and the best book around from McKinsey: http://www.amazon.com/Valuation-Measuring-Managing-Companies-Finance/dp/0471702196/ref=sr_1_2?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1353179711&sr=1-2&keywords=valuation+mckinsey&tag=613240924-20

Aswath Damodaran, one of the world’s favorite Finance professors: http://www.amazon.com/Dark-Side-Valuation-Distressed-Businesses/dp/0137126891/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1353179813&sr=1-1&keywords=dark+side+of+valuation&tag=613240924-20

Higgen’s book.. Dupont/eva and VC Valuation…great book for mid and large company strategic management  http://www.amazon.com/Analysis-Financial-Management-Mcgraw-Hill-Insurance/dp/007803468X/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1353180084&sr=1-1&keywords=higgins+financial&tag=613240924-20

Feld, Great guy and one of the worlds best Venture Capitalists and one of the world’s best VC books:  http://www.amazon.com/Venture-Deals-Smarter-Lawyer-Capitalist/dp/0470929820/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1353180227&sr=1-1&keywords=accounting&tag=613240924-20

I have like 100 more books that would be great.. but these are the best for practical know how on finance.



Gregory Carson, Principle at OceanBridge Capital Speaks at SACC Edays On Innovation Capital

Gregory Carson, Principle at OceanBridge Capital spoke in front of American visitors, the US Embassy and dozens of Swedens leading innovation System executives. He focused on Swedens 10 year monopoly as the #1 innovation country in Europe (INNO PRO) and the opportunity for Investors and Business Development Innternationally.

Gregory Carson, OceanBridge, speaks at Seattle Week along side Madrona, Draper Fisher, and Intel Capital.

Gregory Carson was invited to speak, participate and moderate during the large Seattle Week event in which several Nobel Lauriates from the region, as well as the Princess of Sweden were honored. The them of Gregory’s talks were focused on Venture Capital in the international transformation of the Internet and Innovation regions in Europe that have the highest potential.
He also conducted a ‘dragon’s den’ session where innovative companies pitched to Gregory and the other Venture Capitalists.