15.619 Launching a Startup: Legal Tools and Frameworks (New)
Addresses law-sensitive issues facing startups and young high-growth companies. Topics include assembling a team; selecting and organizing a business entity; agreements among founders and early employees; equity as compensation; financing by founders, friends and family, and venture capital; intellectual property; managing financial distress and bankruptcy; risk-management tools; and selling a business. Provides skills to navigate crucial law-sensitive junctures in managers' organizations or careers. Meets with 15.6191 when offered concurrently. Students taking graduate version complete additional assignments.
This class has no prerequisites.
15.619 will not be offered this semester. It will be instructed by J. Akula.
This class counts for a total of 6 credits. This is a graduate-level class.
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