Background Note | HBS Case Collection | September 2011 (Revised August 2012)

The Venture Capital Problem Set

by William Sahlman, Evan W. Richardson and James McQuade


This note consists of three valuation/analysis exercises often found in venture capital financing deals.

Keywords: Venture Capital; Financing and Loans; Management Analysis, Tools, and Techniques; Negotiation Deal; Valuation;


Sahlman, William, Evan W. Richardson, and James McQuade. "The Venture Capital Problem Set." Harvard Business School Background Note 812-039, September 2011. (Revised August 2012.)