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255 sec. 001 - Venture Capital Finance (Fall 2020)

Instructor: Robert Bartlett  (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only | profile)
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Units: 2

Due to COVID-19, this class is remote for Fall 2020.

Meeting:

    M 08:00 AM - 09:50 AM
    Location: Internet/Online
    From August 17, 2020
    To November 23, 2020

Course Start: August 17, 2020
Course End: November 23, 2020
Class Number: 32649

Enrollment info:
Enrolled: 23
Waitlisted: 0
Enroll Limit: 60
As of: 09/25 06:51 AM


This class examines the economics of U.S. venture capital finance and the contract structures that are used to achieve these economics. Special attention will be paid to developing pro-forma financial models that analyze how various contract provisions affect investor and founder cash flows. Among other things, students will study how VC contract provisions are designed to protect investors from economic and voting dilution, how they allocate merger consideration in an acquisition of a VC-backed startup company, and how they can be used to incentivize subsequent investment by a company's VC investors. Access to Microsoft Excel is required for this course.

Exam Notes: (TH) Take-home examination
Course Category: Business Law

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First Assignment
Syllabus

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Books:
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  • Venture Deals: Be Smarter Than Your Lawyer and Venture Capitalist
    Brad Feld and Jason Mendelson
    Edition: 4th/2019
    Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
    ISBN: 9781119594826
    e-Book Available: Yes
    e-Book procurement note: https://www.vitalsource.com/products/venture-deals-brad-feld-jason-mendelson-v9781119594840
    Copyright Date: To Be Determined
    Price: $49.95
    Price Source: user provided

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