Entrepreneurial Finance

Course Code
FIN 425
Hours
3 hours
Type
Elective
Offered
  • Winter 20
  • Winter 21
Prerequisites
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.