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John Carrier

John Carrier

Department: Senior Lecturer

Contact: , jfcarrie@mit.edu

John Cox

John Cox

Nomura Professor of Finance

Department: Professor of Finance

Contact: (617) 253-3414, jcox@mit.edu

John Grant

John Grant

Department: Senior Lecturer, International Action Learning Programs (G-Lab, China/India Lab, GO-Lab)

Contact: (617) 324-4373, jcgrant@mit.edu

Joseph Hadzima

Joseph Hadzima

Department: Senior Lecturer, Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship

Contact: (617) 475-6009, jgh@mit.edu

Expertise: $100K Entrepreneurship competition; Angel investing; Benefits and compensation; Business education; Business plans; CEO compensation; Conflicts of interest; Corporate governance; Emerging businesses; Entrepreneurial finance; Entrepreneurial management; Entrepreneurship / New ventures; Executive pay; High technology companies; Innovation; Intellectual property; Intellectual property law; Intellectual property strategy; Law; Management of technology; New ventures; Non-profits; Patents; Private equity; Research and development; Sarbanes-Oxley compliance; Securities and Exchange Commission; Software; Startups; Stock options; Venture capital

Charles Kane

Charles Kane

Department: Senior Lecturer

Contact: (617) 258-6573, ckane@mit.edu

Expertise: Accounting, domestic; Accounting, international; Africa; Alliances; Analyst forecasts; Argentina; Asia; Asia Pacific; Auditing/auditors; Banking; Banking management; Brazil; Business education; Business ethics; Business intelligence; Business plans; Capital budgeting; Capital controls; Capital market; Chemical; China; Competitive strategy; Component software technologies; Computer aided software engineering; Computer industry; Corporate finance; Corporate governance; Corporate strategy and policy; Cross-cultural awareness; Cultural differences; Data acquisition; Data storage; Database and information integration technologies; Derivatives; Developing countries; Disclosure; Distance learning; Downsizing; E-commerce; Earnings manipulations; eBay; Education; Elevator pitch; Emerging markets; Entrepreneurial finance; Entrepreneurial management; Entrepreneurship / New ventures; Equities; Euro; Exchange rates; Executive education; Financial engineering; Financial reporting; Financial services; Financial statement analysis; Foreign investment; Futures; Global entrepreneurship; Global sales strategies; Globalization; Google; High technology companies; Interest rates; International corporate strategy; International finance; International management; International trade; Internet security; Internet software; Internet software/applications; Internet strategy; Investment banking; Investor relations; K-12 education; Knowledge sharing; Logistics; MBA; Mergers and acquisitions; Microsoft; Monetary policy; Negotiation and conflict resolution; Non-profits; Online feedback mechanisms; Operations management; Options; Options pricing, valuation; Price fixing; Private equity; Privatization; Process control; Project management; Research, academic; Revenue management; Risk management; Sales force automation; Sales support systems and databases; Sarbanes-Oxley compliance; Service industry; Software; Startups; Strategic management; Strategic planning; Supply chain management; Tax policy; Taxation, corporate; Turkey; Venture capital

Leonid Kogan

Leonid Kogan

Nippon Telegraph & Telephone Professor of Management

Department: Professor of Finance

Contact: (617) 253-2289, lkogan@mit.edu

Expertise: Arbitrage pricing theory; Asset management and pricing; Derivatives; Finance; Financial engineering; Financial markets; Financial services; Options pricing, valuation; Portfolio choice; Stock market

SP Kothari

SP Kothari

Gordon Y Billard Professor of Accounting and Finance

Contact: (617) 253-0994, kothari@mit.edu

Expertise: Capital Markets; Corporate Governance; Disclosure; Domestic; Executive compensation; Executive Compensation; Financial Reporting; India; International; Investment Analysis

Andrew Lo

Andrew Lo

Charles E. and Susan T. Harris Professor

Department: Professor of Finance

Contact: (617) 253-0920, andrew.lo@mit.edu

Expertise: Analyst forecasts; Angel investing; Applied economics; Applied math; Applied probability; Arbitrage pricing theory; Artificial intelligence; Asset management and pricing; Banking; Banking management; Banking operations and policy; Banking regulation; Bankruptcy; Bayesian networks; Bayesian statistics; Bond markets; Bond negotiations; Bond pricing; Business education; Business intelligence; Business plans; Capital budgeting; Capital controls; Capital market; CEO compensation; Chat rooms, investment; Consumer behavior; Contagion; Corporate finance; Corporate governance; Corporate strategy and policy; Currency; Data acquisition; Data mining; Decision making, decision support; Deflation; Derivatives; Disaster recovery; Distance learning; Diversification, corporate; Dividend policy; Dot-com; E-commerce; Econometrics; Economic crisis; Economics; Economy, current conditions; Education; Emerging businesses; Entrepreneurial finance; Entrepreneurial management; Entrepreneurship / New ventures; Equities; Euro; Exchange rates; Executive compensation; Executive education; Federal Reserve; Financial econometrics; Financial engineering; Financial information technology; Financial markets; Financial reporting; Financial services; Financial statement analysis; Foreign investment; Futures; Government; Hedge funds; Hurdle rates; Inflation; Information technology; Information technology, artificial intelligence; Intellectual property; Intellectual property law; Interest rates; International finance; Intertemporal choice; Investment analysis; Investment banking; Investment risk; Investment strategies; Knowledge sharing; Law; Macroeconomics; Market, categorical structures in; Mathematical programming; MBA; Mergers and acquisitions; Mortgage funds; Mutual funds; Neural networks; New stock markets; New ventures; Non-linear dynamics; Online banking; Online feedback mechanisms; Operations research; Optimal control; Optimization; Options; Patents; Pensions; Personal finance; Portfolio choice; Portfolio design and management; Private equity; Probability, applied; Research and development; Research, academic; Retirement planning; Revenue management; Risk capital; Risk management; Sampling; Securities and Exchange Commission; Security prices; Simulation; Software agents; Startups; Statistics; Stochastic modeling; Stock exchange; Stock exchange consolidation; Stock market; Stock options; Stock trading; Sub-prime lending; Technology; Trading decisions; Treasuries; Valuation; Venture capital; Wall Street; Web-based marketing

Deborah Lucas

Deborah Lucas

Sloan Distinguished Professor of Finance

Contact: (617) 715-4816, dlucas@mit.edu

Expertise: Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac; federal budget; federal credit programs; government financial institutions; pensions; Social Security; student loans; valuation

Stewart Myers

Stewart Myers

Robert C. Merton (1970) Professor of Financial Economics

Department: Professor of Finance

Contact: (617) 253-6696, scmyers@mit.edu

Expertise: Banking; Corporate finance; Finance; Insurance; Pharmaceutical

Christopher Noe

Christopher Noe

Department: Senior Lecturer, Accounting

Contact: (617) 253-4903, chrisnoe@mit.edu

Expertise: Accounting, international; Accounting, US; Bankruptcy; Corporate disclosure practices; Earnings quality; Financial reporting; Financial statement analysis; Forecasting; Valuation

John Parsons

John Parsons

Department: Senior Lecturer / MBA Program Finance Track Head

Contact: (617) 324-3745, jparsons@mit.edu

Expertise: Capital budgeting; Climate policy; Corporate diversification; Corporate finance; Corporate strategy and policy; Derivatives; Dividend policy; Emissions trading; Energy; Environment; Environmental economics; Environmental policy; Finance; Financial engineering; Financial markets; Gas; Hurdle rates; Nuclear power; Oil; Public utilities; Risk management; Securities and Exchange Commission

Robert Pindyck

Robert Pindyck

Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi Ltd Professor in Finance and Economics

Department: Professor of Applied Economics

Contact: (617) 253-6641, rpindyck@mit.edu

Expertise: Airlines; Applied economics; Biopharmaceutical; Carbon footprint; Climate change; Competition; Credit card industry; Econometrics; Economic crisis; Economics; Economy, current conditions; Energy; Environment; Futures; Gas; Industrial economics; Macroeconomics; Managerial economics; Mergers and acquisitions; Microeconomics; Oil; Options; Options pricing, valuation; Pharmaceuticals; Price fixing; Pricing; Regulation and policy, competition; Sustainability

Roberto Rigobon

Roberto Rigobon

Society of Sloan Fellows Professor of Management

Department: Professor of Applied Economics

Contact: (617) 258-8374, rigobon@mit.edu

Expertise: Africa; Applied economics; Argentina; Asia; Banking regulation; Bond markets; Brazil; Capital market; Contagion; Currency; Deflation; Developing countries, economics; Econometrics; Economic crisis; Economics; Economy, current conditions; Emerging markets; Equities; Euro; Europe; European Union; Exchange rates; Federal Reserve; Financial markets; Financial services; Foreign investment; France; Germany; Global trade standards; Globalization; Government; Healthcare; Hong Kong; Import quotas; India; Inflation; Interest rates; International economics; International finance; International trade; Ireland; Italy; Japan; Latin America; Macroeconomics; Managerial economics; Mexico; Monetary economics; Monetary policy; Oil; Political economy; Russia; Savings rates; Securities and Exchange Commission; Singapore; Southeast Asia; Spain; Stock exchange; Stock market; Sustainability; Taiwan; Thailand; Trade policy; Treasuries; United States; Valuation

Stephen Ross

Stephen Ross

Franco Modigliani Professor of Financial Economics

Department: Professor of Finance

Contact: (617) 258-8371, sross@mit.edu

Expertise: Applied economics; Arbitrage pricing theory; Asia; Asset management and pricing; Banking; Bond pricing; Capital market; CEO compensation; Contagion; Corporate strategy and policy; Currency; Derivatives; Economics; Equities; Europe; Exchange rates; Executive compensation; Federal Reserve; Financial econometrics; Financial engineering; Financial information technology; Financial markets; Financial services; Futures; Hedge funds; Investment analysis; Investment risk; Investment strategies; Mortgage funds; Mutual funds; Options; Options pricing, valuation; Personal finance; Portfolio choice; Portfolio design and management; Retirement planning; Risk capital; Security prices; Stock exchange; Stock market; Stock trading; Treasuries; Valuation; Wall Street

Eric So

Eric So

Sarofim Family Career Development Professor

Department: Assistant Professor of Accounting

Contact: (617) 253-6470, eso@mit.edu

Expertise: Accounting-Domestic; Analyst forecasts; Asset Pricing; Financial Reporting; Financial Statement Analysis; Market Microstructure

Jiang Wang

Jiang Wang

Mizuho Financial Group Professor

Department: Professor of Finance

Contact: (617) 253-2632, wangj@mit.edu

Expertise: Arbitrage pricing theory; Asset management and pricing; Bond pricing; Capital market; China; Contagion; Currency; Derivatives; Equities; Financial engineering; Financial markets; Futures; Investment risk; Investment strategies; Market microstructure; Mutual funds; Options; Options pricing, valuation; Portfolio choice; Portfolio design and management; Security prices; Stock exchange; Stock market; Stock trading; Trading decisions; Treasuries

The new mathematics of startup valuation — Bill Aulet

From The Wall Street Journal Valuing a company is always a mix of science and art, especially for startups.  Historically the science has been pretty simple: Find comparable companies and do a multiple of earnings or revenue. However, three drivers of startup valuation have emerged that are changing the game. “Acquihire,” is the act of buying out a company for the skills and expertise of its staff. It has become so well-known that it is even listed in the Oxford English Dictionary. When Facebook buys a company like Hot Potato, it’s not for the revenue stream or products — it’s for the employees. Companies like Facebook and Google have led the way in making acquihire-based valuation more predictable and scientific. But two new groups of acquisitions are more interesting. I categorize them as “efficient customer acquisition” and “buying an option.” They have left traditionalists and “acquihirists” scratching their heads, trying to figure … Read More »The post The new mathematics of startup valuation — Bill Aulet appeared first on MIT Sloan Experts.

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