The CEO of a successful internet start-up must decide whether the company IPO delayed after a considerable decline in the NASDAQ market in spring 2000. The company’s CFO is asked the company projected cash flow needs in the light of the new requirement that in order to go public, Internet companies have positive cash flows over a 12-month horizon show reevaluate. When investigating ways to extend the company’s working capital, keeps the various CFO change … Read more »

The CEO of a successful internet start-up must decide whether the company IPO delayed after a considerable decline in the NASDAQ market in spring 2000. The company’s CFO is asked the company projected cash flow needs in the light of the new requirement that in order to go public, Internet companies have positive cash flows over a 12-month horizon show reevaluate. When investigating ways to extend the company’s working capital, the CFO holds several changes to the existing business model, including changes in the Company’s contractual relationships with both its suppliers and its customers.
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E. Scott Mayfield
Source: Harvard Business School
11 pages.
Publication Date: Sep 20, 2000. Prod #: 201037-PDF-ENG
NetFlix.com, Inc. HBR case solution

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