In this course, students will learn about the major sources of financing for new products: traditional venture capital, corporate capital, and angel capital. How those sources are accessed will be done through reading and individual research projects. The thinking process investors use to evaluate new venture deals will be explained. A major outcome of the course will be fluency in the terminology of entrepreneurial finance: cap rates and cap tables, burn rate, accredited investor, CAGR, dilution and anti-dilution, clawback, drag-along rights, exit strategy, multiples, and many more. Methods of learning will include Harvard case studies, problem solving, and individual research projects.
Special Topics- New Venture Finance
Accounting and Finance
Business / Management
Finance and Operations Management
Monday, June 1, 2020 to Monday, September 7, 2020