Case | HBS Case Collection | February 2000 (Revised September 2001)

edocs, Inc. (A)

by Paul A. Gompers

Abstract

Describes the development of edocs, an Internet company aimed at revolutionizing the on-line bill presentment market. Kevin Laracey must negotiate a venture capital investment with Jonathon Guerster, an associate at Charles River Ventures. Can be used as a role-playing exercise in negotiating a venture capital deal.

Keywords: Venture Capital; Investment; Growth and Development; Negotiation Deal; Internet; Information Technology Industry;

Citation:

Gompers, Paul A. "edocs, Inc. (A)." Harvard Business School Case 200-015, February 2000. (Revised September 2001.)