You are required to write a detailed paper on a topic in venture capital. You can pick any topic from the list below that you like. You can also choose your own topic, but you must get approval from your professor.
Develop a detailed history of venture capital and the impact it has had in the United States since World War II. Discuss how VC firms work-the size of the industry, the major players, and so forth.
Develop a detailed history of global venture capital firms and the impact they have had internationally since World War II. Discuss how VC firms work-the size of the industry, the major players, and so forth.
Discuss the impact of either the Internet Bubble in the early 2000s and/or the 2008-2009 fiscal crisis on venture capital. What changes have been made? How have they affected current issues in venture funding? What are some ways that VC firms are protecting themselves?
How do you get funded? Write a research paper that is a guideline that details best practices and advice on how to get your idea and business funded.
Venture capital and private equity careers. Write a paper that discusses the various careers in the investment space. What is required academically? What experience do you need? Is this a space that is growing?