Entrepreneurial transactions: Do it right the first time

You can do things the hard way or the smart way.

Don’t launch your venture just to discover you should have used equity to compensate your teams, a competitor has stolen your proprietary information, your financing plan violated securities laws or you failed to take advantage of critical tax perks.

Master these entrepreneurial transactions and formulate your business plans to hit the ground running.

  • Leveraging crowdfunding platforms, social media and other tools to generate and support growth.
  • Forming new business entities including corporations, LLCs and public benefit corporations.
  • Using sweat equity to recruit, motivate and retain employees and advisers.
  • Identifying and protecting intellectual property including brand names, inventions, trade secrets and more.
  • Raising seed capital from friends and family, accelerator programs and angel investors.
  • Structuring and negotiating venture capital investments and strategic partnerships.
  • Buying and selling businesses.

The Master of Entrepreneurial Transactions is a unique one-year program from Central Michigan University that teaches you the nuts and bolts of starting and building high-growth ventures. Learn what to do and how to do it by gaining the business, legal and tactical know-how you need to succeed.

In CMU’s program, New York attorneys Robin Sosnow and Joe Green teach seed financing. Patent attorney Pad Alce and inventor and entrepreneur Louis Foreman show you how to identify and protect intellectual property. Tech company founder Alan Fitzpatrick explains how to optimize technology. These and other well-known experts have added their talents to CMU’s program after seeing the curriculum and echoing the same sentiment, “I wish I had known this when I started out.”

Don’t settle for trial and error. Learn from the experts who have already done it in this career-focused program taught completely online. Get it right from the start.

For more information, contact CMU by calling 877-268-4636, emailing CMUglobal@cmich.edu or visiting global.cmich.edu/MET.



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