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Nuts and Bolts of New Ventures - 2017
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Session 1 - Tues 1/24/17
Session 2 - Wed 1/25/17
Session 3 - Thurs 1/26/17
Session 4 - Tues 1/31/17
Session 5 - Wed 2/1/17
Session 6 - Thurs 2/2/17
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COURSE MATERIALS

The Course Reader is available to registered students on the "Materials" tab at the MIT Learning Modules website for the class. The reader includes the actual full business plan for Virtual Ink, a MIT $50K entrant which went on to launch its Mimio product which captures whiteboard drawings electronically. This Business Plan will be used throughout the course to illustrate concepts. Course Materials listed below without links are included in the Course Reader.

Session 1 -  Part 1:   Introduction to New Ventures

Session 1 -  Part 2:   Marketing and Sales: Finding Your Customer

Session 2 -  Part 1:   Business Models

Session 2 -  Part 2:   Organizational and People Issues

Timmons, Jeffrey A., New Venture Creation- Entrepreneurship for the 21st Century, Chapter 7 "The New Venture Team".   See, Course Reader.

Session 3 -  Part 1:   Negotiation Skills

There are no assigned readings for this Session.

Session 3 -  Part 2:   Founder's Journey at MIT

Read the "Surprising facts from "The Founder's Dilemmas" in the Course Reader   The full article is at The Founder's Dilemna, HBR Article by Noam Wasserman.

Session 4 -  Part 1:   Presenting Your Venture Idea

Session 4 -  Part 2:   Legal Issues

Session 5 -  Part 1:   Financing Sources Panel

Session 5 -  Part 2:   Financial Projections

Presentation Materials.
Presentation materials from speakers will be available on-line on the MIT Learning Modules following each presentation.  The Web Site will also have other materials and references.  Please use nutsandbolts-ta@mit.edu for email.

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Complete Virtual Ink Business Plan 8.1.97

 

 

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