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ENTREP 395: Strategies for Financing New Ventures

Quarter Offered

Winter: Offered, time tbd, San Francisco


This survey-style course introduces students to some of the most common ways that entrepreneurs secure funding for new ventures. Students will be exposed to a variety of funding strategies and approaches, including venture capital, crowdfunding, and bootstrapping, and will also learn about the history of Silicon Valley’s unique investment landscape. Course readings and discussions will be supplemented with guest talks from investors and founders, as well as field trips to relevant sites in the Bay Area.




Course Details

Requirements that this course satisfies: Serves as a core requirement for the Farley undergraduate minor in entrepreneurship.

Duration: 3 hours, once weekly

Class size: 25 students

Course number: ENTREP 395

Who Should Enroll

This course is offered as part of the Bay Area Quarter, so only students enrolled in the Bay Area Quarter may enroll in this course.

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