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Case
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Reference no. 9-286-008
Subject category: Entrepreneurship
Published by: Harvard Business Publishing
Originally published in: 1985
Version: 30 January 1986
Revision date: 07-Jan-2014

Abstract

Contains a description of a decision confronting an employee of IBM in late 1981. Should he leave IBM to become head of a new venture capital fund which will specialize in technology investments? The case is designed to expose students to the nature of the opportunity confronting venture capitalists. The students will have to assess the fit between Peter Wendell, the particular opportunity, and the terms being offered.
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Abstract

Contains a description of a decision confronting an employee of IBM in late 1981. Should he leave IBM to become head of a new venture capital fund which will specialize in technology investments? The case is designed to expose students to the nature of the opportunity confronting venture capitalists. The students will have to assess the fit between Peter Wendell, the particular opportunity, and the terms being offered.

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Other setting(s):
1981

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