University of Technology Sydney

25626 Startup Finance

Requisite(s): 25300 Fundamentals of Business Finance
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This subject guides students through all the financial aspects of startups – i.e. businesses in the initial stages of operation that have the potential for tremendous growth. Simulating a real-world startup, students are assigned to roles inside a startup as well as a role inside a venture capitalist group that funds startups. Group presentations (pitching) for funding are used to assess financial plans. Students are responsible for creating financing plans and working with cash flow needs of startups. Students are also be responsible for critically examining other students’ work by analysing financing proposals and plans and allocating resources of venture capitalists.

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