Course Details

Forging and Funding Healthcare Startups
HCAK-627-0
1.0 CR
Elective
PASS / NO CREDIT
No
REQUIRES APPLICATION
Yes
DESCRIPTION

The first five weeks will be focused on forging and each team will be paired with a company that has successfully navigated the early-stage challenges facing health care companies. The teams will be asked to investigate the actions taken by the company to place them in a successful position and asked to present their findings to the remainder of the class. The second five weeks will be focused on funding during which the course will explore the key drivers and trends in early-stage financing and venture capital. Guest speakers will include experienced venture investors and CEOs of early-stage companies raising capital. Teams will be asked to evaluate early-stage investment opportunities and make an investment recommendation.

TRACKS
Healthcare Pathway - Product
Healthcare Pathway - Provider
VC/PE Pathway - Venture Capital
PREREQUISITES
Negative Prerequisite:
All Students: HCAK-927-0