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BUS 443 - Entrepreneurial Finance


3 Semester Hours
Prerequisite: BUS 307 ; MAT 213 
This course focuses on sound financial management practices showing how and where to obtain the financial capital necessary to run and grow a venture. The most important financial issues that entrepreneurs face, particularly the stages of financing, business cash slow models and strategic positioning of the early-stage company will be explored. Knowledge will be gained to interact successfully with financial institutions and the regulatory agencies that are central to financing ventures as they grow and ultimately look for liquidity for their investors. Cases and engaging entrepreneurial ventures lifted from the latest headlines will be used to emphasize concepts such as valuing a company, preparing for and executing an initial public securities offering, selling out, acquisitions, venture capital funds, institutional investors, strategic alliances and bankruptcy.