Much Shelist

Much Shelist is a full-service law firm serving start-up, small and mid-market businesses, and venture capital investors, private equity funds and family offices that invest in them and support their growth.  The firm advises early-stage technology and growth enterprises in start-up matters and venture capital transactions.  Much Shelist continues to support those enterprises as they grow by providing advice on the full spectrum of legal and business matters a start-up or growth-stage company is likely to encounter, including issues related to employees and other service providers, intellectual property rights and licensing, and negotiations with vendors and strategic partners.  The firm also represents clients in litigation, mergers and acquisitions and other extraordinary matters.  Much Shelist is headquartered in Chicago and has a branch office in California.

Revenues, Costs and Profits

Fall 2011 Chicago Semester

How do you plan to make money? How do you build a financial model? What are the types of expenses, such as fixed expenses and costs of goods sold, and how do they scale? How do you know if your model is right? What do angel investors and venture capitalists expect from your financial model? How do you identify the key metrics for your success?

Goal:
Build a financial model.

Date:
2011-12-06, 12:00 AM

Mentors


8.25
George Deeb
Managing Partner, Red Rocket Venture Partners

George Deeb is the Founder and Managing Partner of Red Rocket Venture Partners, a consulting, shared execution and financial advisory firm for startups. From 2009-2010, George was the CEO of MediaRecall, a B2B digital video services and technology business. George lead...

7.50
Jens Horstmann
Executive Producer, Mgm. Dir., Crestlight Venture Productions, LLC

Jens Horstmann is a serial entrepreneur who after working for several high tech companies including Sun Micro started and managed several startups since 1993. He built up ventures that provided key market changes including Redbox and NCR. He is on several private and publ...

7.50
Art Roldan
Former CEO & Chairman, ISD Corporation

Art is a seasoned technology entrepreneur with more than 20 years of experience in the software industry. Most recently Art was CEO and Chairman of ISD Corporation, a leading provider of electronic payments management software, before its acquisition by ACI Worldwide. Pri...

Feedback Form

We welcome your feedback to improve the Institute. Please contact us using the form below, and we will get back to you promptly.
Your Email Address:
Message to the Institute:
What is ? (enter the answer below):
Close Window