Masters Business Administration

MBA6116Entrepreneurial Finance3 ch
Examine issues pertaining to the theory and practice of financing of entrepreneurial firms. Topics include, but are not limited to, the following areas: organizing and financing of new ventures; financial planning; firm valuation at different stages of development such as seed, startup expansion, buyout or turnaround; characteristics of entrepreneurial ventures, including associated agency problems, at different stages of development; financial contracting with asymmetric information; fundraising form venture capital organizations such as labour-sponsored corporations; limited partnerships and corporate venture capital entities; other financing alternatives such as angel investing and government programs; planning exits through public offerings, divestitures, buybacks, or write-offs.Prerequisite(s): MBA 6403.