Deal Files

Deal Files

Important Note:

This page provides access to the documents and materials used in the teaching of Business Planning: Financing the Start-Up Business and Venture Capital Financing, now in its third edition. This page currently is being updated to add materials tied to the 3rd edition of the book.  All materials relating to the 2nd edition will continue to remain available through this site.  If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Professor Shannon Treviño or Professor Therese Maynard.  

Access. Access to these materials requires a password.  If you are a faculty member that has adopted or are considering adopting the casebook, visit to request login information. 

Materials Available. Available for download are:

  • Word versions of a syllabus template
  • Detailed class notes
  • Supplemental teaching materials
  • Forms of the graded writing assignments (with suggested grading rubrics and guides), including the assignment memoranda and the documents to be reviewed or to be used as precedent in the drafting exercise. Sample graded responses are available upon request. 

Thank you for your interest in the Business Planning book, course and materials!