Discuss how you would expect the financing choices of the following firms to differ and explain the reasons for the differences.
i. An early-stage research and development venture, compared to an established venture that is generating revenue.
ii. A venture with revenues that are growing very rapidly and must expand its working capital base to match, compared to a venture with revenues that are growing at the inflation rate.
iii. A venture that is highly profitable and growing, compared to a venture that is growing at a similar rate but has not yet achieved profitability.
iv. A venture that is organized as a C corporation, compared to one that is organized as an S corporation.
v. A venture that is being undertaken by an entrepreneur who has a significant track record of new venture successes, compared to a venture that is being undertaken by an entrepreneur with no previous new venture experience.
vi. A venture that requires large investment in tangible assets, compared to one whose assets are all intangible.
Source: Smith, J., Smith, R. L., Smith, R., & Bliss, R. (2011). Entrepreneurial finance: strategy, valuation, and deal structure. Stanford University Press.
This essay must be between 1500 to 2000 words.