61.640 Financing Innovation and Technology Ventures

Financing Innovation and Technology Ventures

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 35577
Status Active

This course focuses on strategies for financing innovation and new technology ventures both within a firm and on a stand-alone basis. Topics covered will include: different types of business organizations; different sources of funding including internal sources and external sources such as angel investors, venture capitalists, etc.; short-term and long-term financial planning and forecasting; business valuation; term sheet negotiation and exit strategies including mergers and acquisitions and IPOs. Each aspect of the course will be covered within the context of a business plan and venture life-cycle.

Pre/Co-Requisites: Matriculated MBA students who completed 60.501, 61.501, 62.501, 63.501, 66.501,66.511 OR MSITE major OR New Venture Certificate OR PSM major OR MSA major OR permission of graduate program coordinator.