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The Venture Capital Game


The Venture Capital Game

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In the Venture Capital Game, student entrepeneur teams raise money from venture capitalists and invest money in marketing, R&D, and capacity. Depending on the assignment, the venture capitalists may be other student teams or they may be automated. The entrepeneurs' objectives is to maximize founders' value of their firm. Financial statements are continually updated throughout the game.
Material Type: Simulation
Technical Format: Javascript
Date Added to MERLOT: June 03, 2005
Date Modified in MERLOT: April 19, 2011
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Submitter: Mark Paul
Keywords: solver, spreadsheet modeling, entrepreneurial finance, term sheets, spreadsheet, spreadsheet model, venture capital


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Primary Audience: Graduate School, Professional, College Upper Division
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Technical Requirements: <span>Current Internet browser and internet connectivity</span>
Language: English
Cost Involved: yes
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