Law and Finance of Venture Capital-Backed Firms

Section 1, Fall 16

Schedule Information

Enrollment: 15/16
Credits: 2

Course Description

This course aims to introduce students to the financial and legal aspects of advising a venture capital-backed firm with a quantitative emphasis. The financial consequences of venture capital funding agreements will be explored, with an emphasis on bridging the gap between legal terms and financial outcomes. Students will complete exercises on valuation, liquidation preferences, anti-dilution, and other important terms.

Course Requirements

Exam Info:
Midterm Type (if any): None
Description: None

Final Type (if any): Flex
Description: In addition to class participation, students will be evaluated on class exercises and a Flex examination at the end of the semester.
Final Exam Notes:
In addition to class participation, students will be evaluated on class exercises and a Flex examination at the end of the semester.

Written Work Product
Written Work Product:

Other Work

Other Course Details
Prerequisites: Accounting and Corporate Finance required; Corporations or Corporations (Law & Business) required. SRO will waive these prerequisites only with written waiver from instructor based on undergraduate, graduate or work experience. Concurrencies: None
Mutually Exclusive With: None
Laptops Allowed: Yes
First Day Attendance Required: No
Course Notes:

Graduation Requirements

*Satisfies Writing Requirement: No
**Credits For Prof. Skills Requirement: No
Satisfies Professional Ethics: No

*Yes means professor requires everyone in the course to submit a substantial research paper (which is the requirement standard in Academic Policies), so no paperwork required to be submitted to SRO. No means student must timely submit paperwork to SRO if intending to use a paper in this course to satisfy the Writing Requirement.

**Yes indicates course credits count towards UVA Law’s Prof. Skills graduation requirement, not necessarily a skills requirements for any particular state bar.

General Information

Schedule No.
116820450
Law No.
LAW9251
Modified Type
Seminar
Cross Listed: No
Cross-Listed Course Mnemonic:
Public Syllabus Link: None
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