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
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.
Note: The course will not meet every Monday and Tuesday during the semester, and certain sessions will be 1.5 hours rather than 2 hours. The average weekly meeting time will be 3 hours, like any other 3-credit course.