Venture Law and Finance

Venture Law and Finance

Professor Jesse Fried
Fall 2019 course
W, Th, F 1:00pm - 3:00pm; W, Th, F 1:00pm - 3:00pm in Pound Hall Room 102
3 classroom credits

Prerequisites: 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: This course will meet on the following dates: September 5, 6, 18, 19, 25, 26, 27; October 24, 25, 30, 31; November 1, 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21

Subject Areas: Business Organization, Commercial Law, and Finance