Course Details

Structuring Transactions: Venture Capital

This section of Structuring Transactions will provide students with an introduction to what will be expected of them in corporate practice in a private firm, utilizing a venture capital financing setting for this purpose. Topics that are expected to be covered include the demand for risk capital, the history and development of the venture capital industry, the entrepreneur and the search for investment capital, the venture capital investor and what it wants from the entrepreneur, the basic terms of the Silicon Valley deal, the more complex later stage financing deal, management incentive arrangements, initial public offerings, venture capital financing documentation (including purchase agreements, stock terms, stockholders' agreements, registration rights agreements, management stock and employment agreements, etc.), and deal process and closings. Relevant legal considerations will be examined, but the emphasis will be on the practical and market considerations involved in these deals. Prerequisites: Corporations or Business Associations. Recommended courses: Secured Transactions, Corporate Finance, Federal Basic Income Tax, Basics of Contract Drafting.

Catalog Number: BUSCOM 633U
Practice Areas: Business, Corporate,Trans AreaCommercial Practice AreaLegal Skills Development
Additional Course Information: Experiential Learning


Course History

Fall 2017
Title: Structuring Transactions: Venture Capital
Faculty: Green, Darren (courses | profile)
Barron, Esther S. (courses | profile)
Section: 1     Credits: 2.0
Capacity: 25     Actual: 25

Fall 2016
Title: Structuring Transactions: Venture Capital
Faculty: Green, Darren (courses | profile)
Barron, Esther S. (courses | profile)
Section: 1     Credits: 2.0
Capacity: 25     Actual: 25

Fall 2015
Title: Structuring Transactions: Venture Capital
Faculty: Green, Darren (courses | profile)
Barron, Esther S. (courses | profile)
Section: 1     Credits: 2.0
Capacity: 25     Actual: 26

Fall 2014
Title: Structuring Transactions: Venture Capital
Faculty: Green, Darren (courses | profile)
Barron, Esther S. (courses | profile)
Section: 1     Credits: 2.0
Capacity: 25     Actual: 25