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ENTR.6350 Financing Innovation and Technology Ventures (Formerly ENTR /64.635)

Id: 035577 Credits Min: 3 Credits Max: 3

Description

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.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MSITE program or PSM sub-plan or permission of Grad Prog Coordinator.

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