Are you interested in learning how to represent Start-Up enterprises? Would you like to learn how to spot and resolve the issues that come up in representing growth oriented businesses? This course addresses many of the legal and business issues facing entrepreneurs and their lawyers when establishing commercial enterprises. The class is taught from an extremely practical view, with many guest lecturers, including technology lawyers, investment bankers, venture capitalists, commercial bankers and entrepreneurs, in attendance. The class will take students through the formation of an entity and entity selection, hiring and incentivizing key management employees, equity and debt fundraising, venture capital concepts, equityholder dispute resolution tactics, protection of technology and ultimately purchase and sale strategies and tactics, including mergers, asset and equity sales. Students will be exposed to practical tools and tactics and will learn what it is like to represent growth oriented businesses.