Preface of Textbook
About the Textbook
About the Authors
Book Website at McGraw-Hill
DVD Contents
Stanford 1e Book Website
McGraw-Hill 1e Book Website
Book Contents
Table of Contents
Venture Opportunity, Concept and Strategy
Venture Formation and Planning
Functional Planning of the Venture
Financing and Building the Venture
  Business Plans (App. A)
  Case Studies (App. B)
Online Sources (App. C)
Sample Syllabus
Course Overview
Calendar of Sessions
Entrepreneurial Perspective
Idea or Opportunity
Gathering Resources
Managing Ventures
Entrepreneurship and You
Additional Resources
Schools Using This Textbook
Authors Blog

About This Website

This website provides instructors and students of technology and high growth entrepreneurship with learning resources complementing Technology Ventures: From Idea to Enterprise with Student DVD, a McGraw-Hill Higher Education textbook written by Richard C. Dorf and Thomas H. Byers (ISBN #978-0073365046)*. Containing a wide variety of recommended media, the website includes case studies, short video clips, articles, and slides all focused on the creation and management of technology or other high growth enterprises. This site will continue to evolve with new media and features.

Professor Byers and Professor Dorf have also created a blog that will cover entrepreneurial issues related to the book, point out helpful supplemental teaching materials, and report any errata in the textbook. It can be accessed by going to

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Book Contents provides relevant media for each chapter in Technology Ventures, including videos and case studies from Harvard Business School and Stanford University. Additional resources are provided regarding how best to best integrate the book's business plans and case studies into entrepreneurship courses.
Sample Course Syllabus is derived from an actual Stanford University course including 24 sessions with all related content.

This website is free and open to students and instructors alike. It is associated with the Stanford Technology Ventures Program's Entrepreneurship Corner, which is a digital archive of entrepreneurship education materials including lecture podcasts. Instructors seeking detailed teaching notes and answer keys related to the textbook should visit the "Instructor Only" section of the course website hosted at McGraw-Hill Higher Education.

* US Hardcover Version ISBN #978-0073365046 (McGraw-Hill ID #0073365041) *
* International Softcover Version ISBN #978-0071259231 (McGraw-Hill ID #0071259236) *

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