ENTP 325 Early Stage Venture Funding 3.0 Credits
This course provides students with an understanding of the opportunities, challenges and methodologies typically associated with early-stage venture funding. It exposes students to the concepts, common practices and tools related to the funding needs of early-stage ventures with a focus on bootstrapping, friends/family financing, crowdfunding, angel-stage and venture capital investment. This course will also teach students to begin to think like an investor, evaluating startup investment decisions at each stage of a startup’s development. In this way, students will be able to critically examine decision criteria around investment decisions, key questions to ask founders, and better understand what founders need to do to create the best possible conditions for favorable investments.
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman
Prerequisites: ACCT 115 [Min Grade: D] or ACCT 120 [Min Grade: D] or ACCT 110 [Min Grade: D]