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10 heures pour terminer

The Early Stage Investment Landscape

This session provides insights into the investment landscape, to include how investors and lenders evaluate new ventures. Key terminology and principles are addressed to provide learners without an accounting or finance background with an understanding of these areas. ...
Reading
15 vidéos (Total 135 min), 42 lectures, 2 quiz
Video15 vidéos
Welcome to New Venture Finance3 min
Preview of the Master of Professional Studies in Technology Entrepreneurship11 min
Special Interview with Andrew Sherman, Attorney and Author24 min
The investment landscape4 min
Do you speak the language of raising start-up capital?15 min
Why should you start with the business plan?5 min
What do venture capitalists look for in a "good plan"?7 min
What financial statements do investors want to see?6 min
How do you develop a balance sheet?4 min
What should an income statement present?6 min
What is the purpose of the cash flow statement?5 min
What corporate structure should I use?8 min
Special Interview with Michael Labriola, Attorney21 min
How do investors view your early stage venture?9 min
Reading42 lectures
Meet Michael Pratt10 min
Course overview10 min
Our suggested book for the course10 min
Connect with your classmates10 min
E&Y Global Venture Capital Insights10 min
The Shifting Investor Landscape10 min
New Venture Landscape10 min
Optional Reading: Sherman10 min
Lecture Slides10 min
Forbes - 10 Terms You Must Know Before Raising Startup Capital10 min
Tech Republic - Startup and Venture Capital Terms You Should Know10 min
Washington, DC Archangels - Financing Terms10 min
Optional Reading: Sherman10 min
Lecture Slides10 min
Forbes - How To Build A Billion Dollar Business Plan: 10 Top Points10 min
U.S. Small Business Administration - How to Write a Business Plan10 min
Optional Reading: Sherman10 min
Lecture Slides10 min
Global Entrepreneurship Institute - What Financials Do We Need For Investors?10 min
Tomasz Tunguz - The 10 Most Important Metrics In A Startup’s Financial Statements10 min
Lecture Slides10 min
Lecture Slides10 min
Forbes - Mastering the Balance Sheet Can Make or Break A Startup10 min
TD Bank - How to Develop a Balance Sheet10 min
Lecture Slides10 min
TD Bank - Sample Balance Sheet10 min
Purchase Area Development District - Balance Sheet Template in PDF10 min
Money-Zine - Building an Income Statement10 min
Forbes - Top 5 Reasons EBITDA is a Great Big Lie10 min
Lecture Slides10 min
Accounting Coach - Introduction to Cash Flow Statement10 min
Lecture Slides10 min
Entrepreneur - How to Choose the Best Legal Structure for Your Startup10 min
Launchhouse - Deciding the Best Business Structure for Your Startup10 min
Optional Reading: Sherman10 min
Lecture Slides10 min
Seedcamp - How Does an Early-stage Investor View Early-stage Companies10 min
Quora - What Metrics Do VCs Look for in Early-stage Companies?10 min
Both Sides of the Table - The Four Main Things Investors Look for in a Startup10 min
Optional Reading: Sherman10 min
Lecture Slides10 min
NEWCO Project Worksheet10 min
Quiz2 exercices pour s'entraîner
Early Stage Investment Landscape20 min
NEWCO Project12 min
Semaine
2
Heures pour terminer
4 heures pour terminer

Sources of Capital for the Early Stage Company

This session examines the options that entrepreneurs face in where to raise their financial capital from in the early stages of their venture. From friends and family, to angel investors and venture capitalists, the pros and cons of each source of capital are explored....
Reading
8 vidéos (Total 75 min), 16 lectures, 2 quiz
Video8 vidéos
Where to find investors?7 min
Why consider friends and family as investors?4 min
What’s bootstrapping?8 min
Are incubators and accelerators a fit?8 min
Special Interview with Rick Gordon of Mach3717 min
What are angel investors?10 min
Are you ready to raise capital?9 min
Reading16 lectures
Entrepreneur - Four Common Venture Capital Myths10 min
Madison Park Group - Guide to Venture Capital10 min
Optional Reading: Sherman10 min
Lecture Slides10 min
Optional Reading: Sherman10 min
Lecture Slides10 min
Optional Reading: Sherman10 min
Lecture Slides10 min
Optional Reading: Sherman10 min
Lecture Slides10 min
Optional Reading: Sherman10 min
Lecture Slides10 min
Optional Reading: Sherman10 min
Lecture Slides10 min
Optional Reading: Sherman10 min
Lecture Slides10 min
Quiz2 exercices pour s'entraîner
Sources of Capital20 min
Project - Sources of Capital8 min
Semaine
3
Heures pour terminer
5 heures pour terminer

Getting Funded – Steps in the Funding Process

This session discusses the techniques and tools to secure funding for a new venture. This provides insights into how entrepreneurs can create a comprehensive funding strategy for their new venture....
Reading
9 vidéos (Total 83 min), 21 lectures, 2 quiz
Video9 vidéos
Special Interview with Jonathan Aberman, Venture Capitalist13 min
What is due diligence?6 min
What is your company worth?10 min
How to negotiate a term sheet?9 min
How to establish common stock?7 min
When to use convertible notes?12 min
What is preferred stock?15 min
When to use alternative sources of capital?7 min
Reading21 lectures
Lecture Slides10 min
Optional Reading: Sherman10 min
Lecture Slides10 min
Startup Valuation Calculator10 min
Optional Reading: Sherman10 min
Lecture Slides10 min
Optional Reading: Sherman10 min
Lecture Slides10 min
Optional Reading: Sherman10 min
Lecture Slides10 min
K9 Ventures - Thoughts on Convertible Notes10 min
Series Seed - Why Series Seed is better than capped convertible notes10 min
Sample - Form of convertible promissory note10 min
Optional Reading: Sherman10 min
Lecture Slides10 min
Optional Reading: Sherman10 min
Lecture Slides10 min
CB Insights - Top 15 Corporate VCs10 min
CB Insights - Evaluating the effectiveness of corporate venture capital investment in tech10 min
Optional Reading: Sherman10 min
Lecture Slides10 min
Quiz2 exercices pour s'entraîner
Principles of Funding Strategies20 min
Create a Funding Strategy for a New Venture Concept10 min
Semaine
4
Heures pour terminer
4 heures pour terminer

Pitching Investors and Closing the Round

This final session instructs learners on how to share their investment opportunity with investors and partners. With practical tips on the do's and don'ts of pitching, learners are able to develop a compelling story for their new venture....
Reading
7 vidéos (Total 54 min), 16 lectures, 2 quiz
Video7 vidéos
Guest Lecture with U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker - What are Investors Looking for in a Business Plan?1 min
How to create the pitch deck?9 min
How to tell your story?4 min
What are the do’s and don’ts of the pitch?12 min
How to close the round?7 min
Information Session11 min
Reading16 lectures
Entrepreneur - What Investors Really Want10 min
Lecture Slides10 min
Forbes - The ultimate pitch deck to raise money for startups10 min
BestPitchDecks.com - The best startup pitch decks10 min
Lecture Slides10 min
Inc. Magazine - How to tell your company’s story10 min
Lecture Slides10 min
KC Source Link - Pitches gone wild: What not to do when you pitch your startup to investors10 min
Inc. Magazine - Simple pitch tips that will attract investors to your startup10 min
Lecture Slides10 min
Entrepreneur - Closing a startup financing deal10 min
Lecture Slides10 min
Series A Startup - CEO Salary10 min
Startup Equity for Employees10 min
Series Seed (full set of deal documents)10 min
Learn More10 min
Quiz2 exercices pour s'entraîner
Fundamentals of "The Pitch"20 min
Create "The Pitch" for a New Venture Concept2 min
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par MMMay 10th 2016

I learned a lot about the finances of a startup, how to create a balance sheet, raise fund, evaluate a company, allocate stocks, etc...\n\nI highly recommend this course

par STApr 4th 2016

A very good course. It gives a very good insights into the finance required for start-ups. This course is a must for all the future entrepreneurs.

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Michael R. Pratt

Lecturer of Technology Entrepreneurship
Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute (Mtech)

À propos de University of Maryland, College Park

The University of Maryland is the state's flagship university and one of the nation's preeminent public research universities. A global leader in research, entrepreneurship and innovation, the university is home to more than 37,000 students, 9,000 faculty and staff, and 250 academic programs. Its faculty includes three Nobel laureates, three Pulitzer Prize winners, 47 members of the national academies and scores of Fulbright scholars. The institution has a $1.8 billion operating budget, secures $500 million annually in external research funding and recently completed a $1 billion fundraising campaign. ...

À propos de la Spécialisation Entrepreneurship: Launching an Innovative Business

Develop your entrepreneurial mindset and skill sets, learn how to bring innovations to market, and craft a business model to successfully launch your new business. The Entrepreneurship Specialization examines the entrepreneurial mindset and skill sets, indicators of innovation opportunities, critical steps to bring innovations to the marketplace, and innovation strategies to establish and maintain a competitive advantage. Fundamentals of new venture financing are explored with attention to capital structures for new ventures, term sheets and how to negotiate them, and the differences between early-stage versus later-stage financing. You will develop an understanding of how to develop winning investor pitches, who and when to pitch, how to avoid common mistakes, and how to ‘get to the close’. In the final Capstone Project, you will apply the tools and concepts from the specialization courses by crafting a comprehensive, customer-validated business model, and creating a business plan and investor pitch....
Entrepreneurship: Launching an Innovative Business

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