Beijing (Peking University),

Entrepreneurial Finance

when 3 July 2017 - 14 July 2017
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 4 EC
fee EUR 2000

The course will cover financial issues throughout the life cycle of a startup venture, with emphasis on early stage financing. Topics include fund raising, corporate venture, and capital market exit. Students may learn the subject from an angle of either an entrepreneur or a venture capitalist. Curriculum will try to strike a balance among theoretic foundation, practicality, and China characteristics. Therefore the format of the course will combine classroom lecture, guest speaker, and site visits. Classroom lecture is case based. Before-class preparation and in-class participation are highly expected. Practitioners (startup founder, venture capitalist, lawyer..) will be invited to class to share real life experience.

Site visits will help students understand unique entrepreneurship ecosystem in China. Host sites include Innovation Works, Plug and Play China (from the US), Infinite Venture Capital (from Israel), etc…

Course leader

Prof. dr. GAO Yan

Target group

This course is designed for economics, finance and business students at the Master level. Students at the advanced Bachelor level with strong financial or mathematical skills may also apply

Fee info

EUR 2000: -


No scholarships available