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FEM333 Venture Capital & Entrepreneurial Financing

[3–0, 3 cr.]

Raising money to launch and grow a new business venture has always been a challenge for entrepreneurs. However, achieving success depends heavily on the financial knowledge and skill of the entrepreneur. This course introduces students to the financial theories, concepts, and methods that entrepreneurs need to start, grow, and harvest the business. It looks at the process of financing, managing and evaluating a venture including: exploring external financing options (equity-debt capital), the super angel market, cash flow management, forecasting, feasibility, valuation, legal considerations, and exit strategies. In addition, this course introduces a variety of financial topics that relate to small businesses, such as: initial public offering, growing via strategic alliances and valuing the business.

Prerequisites: FIN301 Managerial Finance 

Equivalent to the old FEB321 Venture Growth Strategies for Entrepreneurs