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FINC3026: Entrepreneurial Finance

2024 unit information

Entrepreneurship in Technology and Finance explores the considerations when planning the financial needs of new ventures and young companies, with particular focus on the technology and financial industries. This unit of study unpacks and puts into practice the latest developments in identifying, valuing, and financing start-ups. Fundamental valuation approaches considered in corporate finance are extended to model the opportunities and the capital structure relevant to a new venture. The unit also covers the process of venture capital funding and the challenges of managing and funding growth, growth and exit strategies employed by entrepreneurial ventures, and later stage financing, including several equity issue rounds, convertible debt, mezzanine financing and buy-outs.

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Code FINC3026
Academic unit Finance
Credit points 6
Completion of 96 credit points
Assumed knowledge:

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. Evaluate and identify the entrepreneurial business environment
  • LO2. Develop a business idea and prepare the business model canvas
  • LO3. Explain the efficient markets theory and how it fits into the venture life cycle
  • LO4. Use real-life data to understand hybrids, bonds and funding structure
  • LO5. Explain the nature and impact of harvesting a business venture investment.

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Semester 2 2024
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
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