This course aims at providing practical knowledge and skill for future entrepreneurs. The participants will understand, from a financial perspective, the process from the foundation, fundraising through exit (IPO or trade sale).
This course is mainly targeted at future entrepreneurs and startup CFOs. In addition, the content will be helpful for future investors (financial investors and strategic investors).
Section A THEME: Finance in an Entrepreneurial Context CASE: ・Ehon Navi’s Financial Strategy（A） ・Ehon Navi’s Financial Strategy（B）（to be distributed in class）
Section B THEME: Understanding Investor’s Logic and Economics CASE: ・ Ehon Navi’s Financial Strategy（C）（to be distributed in class） ・ A Method for Valuing High-Risk, Long-Term Investments: The “Venture Capital Method”
Section A THEME: Building Financial Projection and Fundraising Strategy CASE: ・ Asia Renal Care ・ Asia Renal Care, Spreadsheet
Section B THEME: Building Fundraising Plan CASE: ・ Asia Renal Care ・ Asia Renal Care, Spreadsheet ・ Capitalization Table of Asia Renal Care, Spreadsheet (to be downloaded)”
Section A THEME: Choosing Financing Options CASE: Lovepop
Section B THEME: Developing Financial Plans CASE: ・ Swiggy： Optimizing Cash Burn ・ Swiggy： Optimizing Cash Burn, Spreadsheet
Section A THEME: Venture Capital Due Diligence CASE: Fundraising at Global Mobility Service
Section B THEME: Venture Capital Due Diligence (Continued) CASE: N/A
Section A THEME: Negotiating Valuations CASE: Square, Inc.： Financing a Unicorn
Section B THEME: Negotiating Investment Terms CASE: WebTracker
Section A THEME: IPO Exit Strategies CASE: GREE, Inc. (A)
Section B THEME: The Role of the CFO in Startups CASE: GREE, Inc. (B) (to be distributed in class)
*Due to the characteristics of the course, application of the substitute class and leave of absence system is not available.