Silicon Valley Business School
Self-Paced Online Course: Raising Finance for Startups
Credits: 2 ~ Study Hours: 12

This module is designed to help entrepreneurs understand what is involved in raising finance from venture capitalists and other investors. The venture capital business model is introduced, and students learn the process by which investors evaluate investment opportunities. Students learn how venture capital, angel and other forms of investments are negotiated and structured.

Learning Objectives and Outcomes

Upon completion of this course you will be able to:

Appreciate the objectives and concerns of venture capital and angel investors.
Negotiate the key terms of a preferred stock financing investment.
Appreciate what investors look for when evaluating startup ventures for potential financing.
Negotiate the key provisions of a convertible note financing.
Navigate a startup venture through the process of raising finance from angel and/or venture capital investors.

Course Sections

The course is organized into the following sections:

Raising Finance: When is a Startup Ready to Raise Funding?
Raising Finance: Understanding Venture Investors
Raising Finance: Understanding Angel Investors
Raising Finance: Winning an Audience with a Venture Investor
Raising Finance: Pitching to Venture Investors
Raising Finance: Preferred Stock and Investment Terms
Raising Finance: Convertible Notes
Raising Finance: Startup Bonds
Raising Finance: Funding Considerations for Spin-Outs
Raising Finance: Innovation in Incubation & Financing
Raising Finance: Valuation of Startup Businesses in Venture Capital & Other Financings (Raising Finance for Startups)
Raising Finance: Crowdfunding for Startups
Raising Finance: Raising Finance Via Brokers & Other Intermediaries
Raising Finance: Securities Regulations & Startup Financing
Raising Finance: The Startup Business Plan
Raising Finance: Small Business Administration (SBA) Loans
Raising Finance: Expansion Funding
Raising Finance: Raising Finance for Startups ~ Unused Quiz Question(s)

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