Entrepreneurship Through the Lens of Venture Capital
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The course explores how successful startups navigate funding,managing, and scaling their new enterprise. This process is exploredthrough guest lectures and mentorship from experienced venture capitalinvestors and seasoned entrepreneurs who manage these issues on adaily basis in Silicon Valley.
Course themes: customer value equation,board management, market strategy, company culture, and hyper growth.This is a student initiated course.
With over a century and a half of venture capital experience and manymore years of practice in entrepreneurship, our teaching team andguest lecturers cover the fundamentals for building a successfulcompany. While there is no set formula for building a successfulcompany, basic principles and general patterns are manifested in themost successful start-ups. With assistance from experienced venturecapital investors and seasoned entrepreneurs from Silicon Valley, thiscourse proceeds through the stages of growth and challengesexperienced by startups.
Offered by Stanford’s School of Engineering, the course will run from January 14 through March 11. New videos will be posted every Monday. Sign-up begins January 14 and will end on February 1. Released with a Creative Commons BY-NC-ND license.
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|1||Venture-Backed Exits Enjoyed Higher Average Values on Lower Total Volumes in 2012||--||--||Free||View in iTunes|
|2||7. When to Go IPO and Other Exit Opportunities||--||59:29||Free||View in iTunes|
|3||6. Taking Our Company to the Next Level||--||57:03||Free||View in iTunes|
|4||1. Course Overview||--||1:17:08||Free||View in iTunes|
|5||2. Starting Off on the Right Foot||--||56:23||Free||View in iTunes|
|6||3. Seed Funding||--||53:53||Free||View in iTunes|
|7||4. Market Strategy||--||1:04:32||Free||View in iTunes|
|8||5. Making the Team Work: Executives, Board, and Partners)||--||56:18||Free||View in iTunes|
|9||2. Funding Your Startup||--||57:19||Free||View in iTunes|
|10||4. Paying Attention to Details: It’s All in the Details||--||58:16||Free||View in iTunes|
|11||5. Taking it to the Next Level||--||44:31||Free||View in iTunes|
|12||7. Disruptive Technology and International Markets||--||1:39:35||Free||View in iTunes|