Boards for a New Venture: Putting Together Boards and Working with Them

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Saras D. Sarasvathy

University of Virginia - Darden School of Business

Abstract

This note teaches students at all levels how to establish a board for a new venture, explaining why it is necessary, how to attract the right members, how to compensate them, how to distinguish advisors versus directors, and how to deal with board conflicts.

Excerpt

UVA-ENT-0071

Rev. Aug. 26, 2020

Boards for a New Venture:

Putting Together Boards and Working with Them

Questions

1. Necessity of a board

. . .

Keywords: entrepreneurship, advisers, boards, starting new ventures, start-up team, compensation

Suggested Citation

Sarasvathy, Saras D., Boards for a New Venture: Putting Together Boards and Working with Them. Darden Case No. UVA-ENT-0071, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1583303

Saras D. Sarasvathy (Contact Author)

University of Virginia - Darden School of Business ( email )

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Charlottesville, VA 22906-6550
United States

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