Background Note | HBS Case Collection | November 2005

Deal Structure and Deal Terms

by Michael J. Roberts and Howard H. Stevenson


Describes the general principles of crafting financial deals around the provision of capital to entrepreneurial ventures. Discusses in more detail some of the specific aspects of venture capital term sheets.

Keywords: Entrepreneurship; Venture Capital; Governance Compliance; Negotiation Deal;


Roberts, Michael J., and Howard H. Stevenson. "Deal Structure and Deal Terms." Harvard Business School Background Note 806-085, November 2005.