SemesterSpring Semester, 2021
DepartmentIMBA Program, First Year IMBA Program, Second Year
Course NameVenture Capital
InstructorHO HSIAO-TAI
Credit3.0
Course TypeElective
Prerequisite
Course Objective
Course Description
Course Schedule

4/10, 4/11, 4/17, 4/18,  4/24, 4/25, 5/1, 5/2, 5/8 13:00-18:00 45 hours



4/14, 4/21 & 4/28

14:00-17:00 9
hours Group Meeting



Class Hours (9 Days)



 



April 10 (Saturday)



The Future of MBA



Team Building



Entrepreneurship: Starting with Innovation;




  • Entrepreneurial Impact

    Case Studies: 


    • John Osher: http://hbswk.hbs.edu/item/6674.html

    • Chester Carlson: http://www.ideafinder.com/history/inventors/carlson.htm

       

      April 11 (Sunday)  



  • The Significance of Innovation

  • Against the Odds

  • Disruptive Innovation

  • The Birth of Biotechnology Industry

     

    April 17 (Saturday)

  • Venture Impact; MIT Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

  • Entrepreneurship; Business Model

     

    April 18 (Sunday)

  • How to Write a Great Business Plan

  • The Nuts and Bolts of Business Plan Writing

    Case Study: “Xiameter - The Past and Future of a "Disruptive Innovation",  Kamran Kashani; Inna Francis, IMD-433 (February 21, 2011)

     

    April 24 (Saturday)

    -      Introduction to Venture Capital

  • VC Processes

  • Fund Raising

  • Deal Flow

  • Team Startup Proposal

     

    April 25 (Sunday)

           Introduction to Venture capital

  • Due Diligence

    Case Study: “How Venture Capitalists Evaluate Potential Venture Opportunities” Michael J. Roberts and Lauren Barley, HBS 9-805-019 (December 1, 2004)

  • Term Negotiation

  • Term Sheet

     

    May 1 (Saturday)

  • The Google Story

  • Initial Public Offering

  • Case study: "Preparing for the Google IPO:  A Revolution in the Making?" Didier Cossin and Dinos Consantinou, IMD 185-PDF-ENG (November 26, 2004)

     

    May 2 (Sunday)




  • Valuation: The VC Method;

  • Team Startup Semi-final Contesr

  • Angel Investment

     

    May 8 (Saturday)




  • The Nuts and Bolts of Angel Investment

  • Team Startup Pitch Contest

  • Course Review and Takeaways


Teaching Methods
Teaching Assistant

Francisco J. Lopez  張振軒


Requirement/Grading

Grading



Grading will be based on:




  •  Class Participation (20%),

  •  Class Memoranda (30%)

  •  Startup Pitch Contest (50%) (Team Effort)


Textbook & Reference







1. (Must reads) Various readings uploaded to the course moodle website



 



2. (Reference) Information Rules – A Strategic Guide to the Network Economy. By Carl Shapiro and Hal Varian. 1999 McGraw-Hill (資訊經營法則—時報文化)



 



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