Background Note | HBS Case Collection | January 2002 (Revised August 2006)

New Venture Financing

by Howard H. Stevenson and Michael J. Roberts


Describes the various alternative financing alternatives available to new ventures. A rewritten version of an earlier note.

Keywords: Financing and Loans; Business Startups;


Stevenson, Howard H., and Michael J. Roberts. "New Venture Financing." Harvard Business School Background Note 802-131, January 2002. (Revised August 2006.)