Booth Professor Steven Kaplan will delivery a discussion about private equity & venture capital. Following the discussion will be a Booth alumni reception with Kaplan


University of Miami - Storer Auditorium
5250 University Drive
Coral Gables, Florida

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Event Details

The Miami Herbert Business School's Distinguished Leaders Lecture Series brings students, alumni and other members of the UM community together with top business leaders throughout the year.

Steven Neil Kaplan conducts research on issues in private equity, venture capital, entrepreneurial finance, corporate governance and corporate finance. He has published papers in a number of academic and business journals. Kaplan is a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research and an associate editor of the Journal of Financial Economics.

Kaplan teaches advanced MBA and executive courses in entrepreneurial finance and private equity, corporate finance, corporate governance, and wealth management. BusinessWeek named him one of the top 12 business school teachers in the country.

Professor Kaplan co-founded the entrepreneurship program at Booth. With his students, he helped start Booth's business plan competition, the New Venture Challenge (NVC), which has spawned over two hundred companies that have raised almost $1 billion and created over $10 billion in value including GrubHub, Braintree/Venmo and Simple Mills.




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Deadline: 1/28/2020

Speaker Profiles

Steven Kaplan (Speaker)
Professor, Booth


Kourtney Hahn, '14