Venture Law and Finance

Venture Law and Finance

Professor Jesse Fried
Fall 2016 course
Th, F 1:00pm - 2:30pm in Pound Hall Room 102
3 classroom credits

Prerequisite: This course is open to students who have taken Corporations, or by permission of the instructor to waive the prerequisite. Students should be willing to think mathematically and solve algebraic problems

Exam Type: In-class exam.

This course introduces students to U.S. venture capital (VC) contracting, focusing on the cash flow and control rights of investors. It also examines the legal framework in which such contracting takes place.

Reading materials include VC financing documents, relevant California and Delaware caselaw, and academic and practitioner articles.

Subject Areas: Business Organization, Commercial Law, and Finance