| HBS Case Collection
(Revised from original 2011 version)
Hardina Smythe and the Healthcare Investment Conundrum
Hardina Smythe, a recent MBA graduate, has just joined a top-tier venture capital firm in the difficult environment of late 2010. Her first assignment is to evaluate three different deals and make recommendations to the partners. Each potential investment has strengths and drawbacks for both the firm and Hardina.