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Entrepreneurship, Venture Capital and Law in China or return to Course Catalog Search


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Fall 2016  (show academic calendar)WThF   1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
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<p><strong>Prerequisites:</strong> None.</p> <p><strong>Exam Type:</strong> No exam.</p> <p>In the past 25 years, China has undergone dramatic changes from a centrally planned economy to the worlds second largest economy in which venture-backed entrepreneurs have started some of the most interesting and dynamic private companies in the world. This reading course has four objectives. First, discuss how successful entrepreneurs in China identify and execute business opportunities. Second, introduce the framework through which entrepreneurs in China think about business and legal risks. Third, develop an understanding of the structure in which foreign capital is invested in start-ups and emerging growth companies in China. Fourth, understand how value is created through successful mergers and acquisitions or initial public offerings.</p> <p><strong>Note:</strong> This reading group will meet on the following dates: 10/5, 10/6, 10/7, 10/12, 10/13 and 10/14.</p> <p><strong>Drop Deadline:</strong> October 6th, 2016 by 11:59pm</p>

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