FINANCING STARTUPS AND SMES
Credit points: 15
In this subject you will consider the funding of small and medium ventures, from seed funding, through start-up and mezzanine rounds, to a possible Initial Public Offering (IPO). You will explore the sourcing, structuring, negotiation, value creation and exit strategies involved from both the viewpoint of the entrepreneur and the investor. Finally, you will consider the effect of new technologies, such as the internet, cloud computing and blockchain, on the venture capital process, so as to be able to take advantage of new ways of raising capital as the capital market itself innovates and evolves.
SchoolLa Trobe Business School
Subject Co-ordinatorGreg Jamieson
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG
Available as ElectiveYes
Learning ActivitiesClass discussion and a comparative analysis of various forms of finance available for entrepreneurial, small and medium sized ventures, case study analysis.
Quota Management StrategyN/A
Quota-conditions or rulesN/A
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Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A
Entire subject or partial subjectN/A
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Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGreg Jamieson
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
Individual case study 1 (500 words)
Individual case study 2 (1,000 words)
Group negotiation simulation 500 words equivalent
2-hour final examination 2,000-word equivalent
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