(Revised from original 2002 version)
Endeca Negotiation, The: Charlie Yie
Students play the role of Charlie Yie, a venture capitalist considering an investment in a venture-backed enterprise software company. In the challenging financing climate of the Fall of 2001, he is trying to decide what terms to offer the company as an outside investor leading its C-round. Presents the background of the company and the lengthy struggle that existing investors and the CEO endured just to get a term sheet.
Keywords: Negotiation Process;
Information Technology Industry;
Web Services Industry;
Hardymon, G. Felda, Josh Lerner, and Ann Leamon. "Endeca Negotiation, The: Charlie Yie." Harvard Business School Exercise 802-214, May 2003. (Revised from original May 2002 version.)