Venture Finance

Startup and Venture Finance

Class hours: Mondays 10am-12:15pm

Class location: 가천관-B105


Week 1 (9/6): Do or Do Not; There is no try part 1

Week 2 (9/13) Do or Do Not; There is no try part 2

Week 3 (9/20): Something Ventured Part 1

Week 4 (9/27): Venture deals Chapter 1-3 Seungnam City Hackathon preparation

Week 5 (10/4): Venture deals Chapter 4-6 Smartcity Hackathon preparation

Week 6 (10/11): Venture deals Chapter 7-9

Week 7: (10/18): Why Europeans Came to Dominate the World Europe vs. rest of the world (Asia, Africa)

Week 8: (10/25): SME vs Mid vs Multinational Speaker: James Kim (President of Wolverine Korea)

Week 9: (11/1): Venture deals Chapter 10-12 Sun Industrial trip

Week 10: (11/8): Something Ventured Part 2 In-class summary paper (Prof. Daniel is in Switzerland)

Week 11: (11/15): Venture deals Chapter 11-14

Week 12: (11/22): Art of Start up

Week 13: (11/29): The lean startup

Week 14: (12/06): $100 Startup

Week 15: (12/13): Pretotype It

Week 16: End of semester

Bonus material (optional):

Self-study notes

Venture Deals


한국스타트업 vs 미국 스타트업

Secrets behind Korea's economic development

Field trips:

Sun Industrial - Meet a Korean entrepreneur of a $400 Million revenue factory

Campus Seoul - Meet the Korean startups at Google's Campus Seoul incubator

Pangyo Technovalley: Meet software based startups

Dosan park: Meet the father of modern Korean educator

Queen Bucket - sesame seed oil startup

Recommended Books:


Class group project :

Localized global incubator business plan


5 monkeys, bananas and ladder: We've always done it this way