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TE 398 F - From Bootstraps to Venture Capital: Funding Your Startup

Fall 2020

TitleRubricSectionCRNTypeHoursTimesDaysLocationInstructor
Bootstrap to VC: Fund StartupTE398F66607OLC21500 - 1650 W    Harlee Sorkin

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Official Description

Subject offerings of innovation, creativity, technology and entrepreneurship intended to augment the existing curriculum. See class schedule or departmental course information for topics and prerequisites. Course Information: May be repeated in the same or separate term if topics vary.

Section Description

This course will examine a host of ways that aspiring tech entrepreneurs might cobble together enough cash to make their ideas come to life. The course will explore the difference between Equity (ownership), Non-Dilutive (grants) and Strategic (customer) funding sources. The course will follow this chronological progression of an early-stage venture and cover likely funding sources at each stage. In addition, we will cover company valuation, investment terms and potential pitfalls using real-world examples and speakers to illustrate the concepts.

Course Description

This course will examine a host of ways that aspiring tech entrepreneurs might cobble together enough cash to make their ideas come to life. The course will explore the difference between Equity (ownership), Non-Dilutive (grants) and Strategic (customer) funding sources. The course will follow this chronological progression of an early-stage venture and cover likely funding sources at each stage. In addition, we will cover company valuation, investment terms and potential pitfalls using real-world examples and speakers to illustrate the concepts.

Additional Information

View the TE 398 syllabus.

Last updated

6/16/2020