Entrepreneurial Finance

Course Code
FIN 425
Hours
3 hours
Type
Elective
Offered
  • Winter 21
  • Winter 22
Prerequisites
[(BBA Junior or Senior) or Ross Minor or (Non-Ross Junior or Senior) or MM] and (FIN 300 or 302 or 557)
Entrepreneurial Finance --- This course is open to all BBA students and presents the fundamentals of venture capital and private equity finance. It is focused on financing startup and early stage, technology-based firms, later stage investment and buyouts. The course covers venture capital and private equity market structure and institutional arrangements and the application of financial theory and methods in a venture capital and private equity setting. Four main aspects of venture capital and private equity are covered: valuation, deal structuring, governance, and harvesting. "Live" case studies are used in demonstrate the practical, hands-on application of techniques following their development in class.

Prior to Winter 2015, this course was offered as FIN 325.