Raising Funds for Your Startup
Learn the basics of funding a start up and understand the process of successful financing round with this online course from Grenoble Ecole de Management.
Who is the course for?
This course is aimed at entrepreneurs who are considering or preparing a financing round. It can also be useful for students of entrepreneurship or management, and to anyone wishing to get a better understanding of the actors, processes and consequences of a financing round.
A general knowledge in business will help, though it is not required.
This course is taught by a French team, but all course resources will be in English or subtitled in English.
What topics will you cover?
How to identify and convince potential investors?
How to estimate the financing need and the value of the venture?
How to negotiate with equity investors?
How to prepare and succeed in the post-investment phase?
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…
Identify the potential investors in startups and understand their decision process and their selection criteria
Design a sound financing plan in order to estimate the financing needs and the value of the startup, which determines the founders ‘dilution when raising equity
Reflect on the process and the main issues of the negotiation of agreements between founders and external investors along successive financing rounds
Identify the key points to watch in order to succeed the post-investment phase and prepare the exit.