Investment Banking: Venture Capital Fundraising for Startups

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Course Overview

In this competitive job market, you need to have some specific skills and knowledge to start your career and establish your position. This Investment Banking: Venture Capital Fundraising for Startups will help you understand the current demands, trends and skills in the sector. The course will provide you with the essential skills you need to boost your career growth in no time.

The Investment Banking: Venture Capital Fundraising for Startups will give you clear insight and understanding about your roles and responsibilities, job perspective and future opportunities in this field. You will be familiarised with various actionable techniques, career mindset, regulations and how to work efficiently.

This course is designed to provide an introduction to Investment Banking: Venture Capital Fundraising for Startups and offers an excellent way to gain the vital skills and confidence to work toward a successful career. It also provides access to proven educational knowledge about the subject and will support those wanting to attain personal goals in this area.

Learning Objectives

  • Learn the fundamental skills you require to be an expert
  • Explore different techniques used by professionals
  • Find out the relevant job skills & knowledge to excel in this profession
  • Get a clear understanding of the job market and current demand
  • Update your skills and fill any knowledge gap to compete in the relevant industry
  • CPD accreditation for proof of acquired skills and knowledge

Who is this Course for?

Whether you are a beginner or an existing practitioner, our CPD accredited Investment Banking: Venture Capital Fundraising for Startups is perfect for you to gain extensive knowledge about different aspects of the relevant industry to hone your skill further.

It is also great for working professionals who have acquired practical experience but require theoretical knowledge with a credential to support their skill, as we offer CPD accredited certification to boost up your resume and promotion prospects.

Entry Requirement

Anyone interested in learning more about this subject should take this Investment Banking: Venture Capital Fundraising for Startups. This course will help you grasp the basic concepts as well as develop a thorough understanding of the subject.

The course is open to students from any academic background, as there is no prerequisites to enrol on this course. The course materials are accessible from an internet enabled device at anytime of the day.

CPD Certificate from Course Gate

At the successful completion of the course, you can obtain your CPD certificate from us. You can order the PDF certificate for £9 and the hard copy for £15. Also, you can order both PDF and hardcopy certificates for £22.

Career path

The Investment Banking: Venture Capital Fundraising for Startups will help you to enhance your knowledge and skill in this sector. After accomplishing this course, you will enrich and improve yourself and brighten up your career in the relevant job market.

Course Curriculum

Section 01: Welcome to the Course!
Welcome to this Course on Capital Raising for Entrepreneurs 00:05:00
Section 02: Let’s Get Started Right Away
What types of investors are out there? 00:12:00
What is the difference between Venture Capital and Private Equity? 00:14:00
What stage is your business at? 00:14:00
How Much Money Should You Raise? 00:04:00
What is the Difference between a Pre Money and Post Money Valuation 00:01:00
Section 03: An introduction to Startups
Startup Essentials – Markets 00:05:00
Startup Essentials – Profits 00:06:00
Startup Essentials – Business Plan 00:05:00
Startup Essentials – Capital 00:05:00
Startup Essentials – Value 00:06:00
Startup Essentials – Investors 00:05:00
Section Text Summary PDF for Download 00:16:00
Section 04: Do You Really Understand Venture Capitalists?
Do You Really Understand Venture Capitalists? 00:14:00
Do You Match Their Criteria? 00:18:00
Four Key Questions to Ask? 00:03:00
Understanding the Investment Process 00:18:00
Section 05: How to Understand If You Are Talking to the Right Investor
Introduction: Understanding Your VCs; A Case Study 00:02:00
What Type Of Investor Are You Talking To? 00:12:00
A Detailed Breakdown of Different Types of Private Equity Funds 00:05:00
What is their Ideal Investment Size? 00:06:00
What Stage Do They Invest At? 00:03:00
Stage of Business Financing from a VC Perspective 00:05:00
How Can You Define Venture Capitalists’ Sector Interest? 00:03:00
What Part Does Geography Play? 00:06:00
What is meant by Style and Structure? 00:05:00
What is meant by Key Investment Criteria? 00:03:00
Section Summary: Do You Understand VCs? 00:14:00
Section 06: Looking at Things from the VC Point of View
What Factors are important to VCs? 00:10:00
Considering Valuation from the VC Perspective 00:06:00
How do Investors value a Startup? 00:12:00
How do Investors Value a Series an Investment? 00:07:00
How do VCs look at your Market? 00:07:00
What do VCs think about your Product or Service? 00:09:00
How Do VCs Evaluate You and your Management Team? 00:10:00
Why is Exit Strategy important to VCs? 00:07:00
Why are Barriers to Entry important? 00:07:00
How do VCs consider your Competition? 00:04:00
What Financial Information is important to VCs? 00:03:00
What is the typical VC Decision Making Process? 00:09:00
Seed Stage VC’s Decision Tree 00:05:00
Project: Evaluate Your Own Startup 00:02:00
Section 07: What Questions Should You Ask Venture Capital?
36 Questions to Ask a VC Overview 00:02:00
36 Questions to Ask a VC Part 1 – Fund Profile 00:03:00
36 Questions to Ask a VC Part 2 – Investment Style 00:02:00
36 Questions to Ask a VC Part 3 – Deal Flow 00:03:00
36 Questions to Ask a VC Part 4 – Process 00:03:00
36 Questions to Ask a VC Part 5 – Structure 00:03:00
36 Questions to Ask a VC Part 6 – Value Added 00:03:00
Key Questions That You Can Expect a VC to Ask You 00:06:00
Section 08: How to Email Venture Capital and Angel Investors
How to Write an Introductory Email to an Investor 00:11:00
The Power of Forwardable Emails 00:02:00
How NOT to email investors 00:04:00
How to Find an Investors Email Address (if you don’t have it) 00:09:00
Section 09: What You Need to Know to Present Your Business to Investors
How to Deliver a 60 Second Pitch 00:08:00
The Sixteen Magic Words Investors Want to Hear from You 00:21:00
How to Write a One Pager for a VC 00:18:00
Top Tips on Preparing to Pitch Investors 00:12:00
How to prepare a Pitch Deck for an Investor 00:19:00
How to Prepare a Business Plan and Executive Summary 00:02:00
How to Prepare a Financing Strategy 00:02:00
Key Elements of the Financial Plan 00:11:00
Section 10: Startup Fundraising and Pitching
Startup Fundraising – Getting Started 00:09:00
19 Reasons VCs May Say No 00:09:00
Communicating Your Vision 00:03:00
The Business Plan; Overview and Communication 00:07:00
Business Plan Core Contents 00:08:00
The Financial Plan 00:16:00
The Pitching Process and Investor Returns 00:08:00
Post Mortems 00:07:00
What are Investors looking for? 00:07:00
Section 11: How to Deliver Winning Presentation to Investors
What do Investors Want? 00:13:00
Outline Presentation Checklist 00:19:00
What is TAM, SAM and SOM and why are they important? 00:15:00
AIDA – Why Pitching VCs Is Like Buying a Car! 00:11:00
Selling Your Pitch 00:13:00
Pitching to Win! 00:13:00
How to Run the Meeting 00:14:00
Outline Management Presentation 00:15:00
Defending Your Plan 00:17:00
ACTIVITY: Create Your Own Presentation 00:01:00
Section 12: Managing the Fundraising Process
How do Venture Capitalists Source Deals? 00:06:00
How to find Angel Investors 00:08:00
How to Find Venture Capital Investors 00:02:00
BONUS: How to Find a Venture Capital Investor for Your Tech Company 00:09:00
What Happens Next? The Investment Process 00:08:00
How to Manage the Investment Process 00:08:00
Section 13: Venture Capital Term Sheets
What is a Term Sheet Part 1 00:08:00
What is a Term Sheet Part 2 00:11:00
Key Concepts in Term Sheets 00:10:00
What is a Term Sheet Trying to Achieve? 00:10:00
26 Key Components in VC Term Sheets 1 -5 00:08:00
26 Key Components in VC Term Sheets 6 – 10 00:08:00
26 Key Components in VC Term Sheets 11 – 15 00:08:00
26 Key Components in VC Term Sheets 16 – 20 00:30:00
26 Key Components in VC Term Sheets 21 – 26 00:09:00
Negotiating Term Sheets: Entrepreneurs Perspective 00:09:00
Negotiating Term Sheets: VC Perspective 00:11:00
Negotiating Term Sheets: Mutual Issues of Concern 00:02:00
US Style VC Term Sheet Example 00:12:00
Section 14: Equity Crowdfunding for Entrepreneurs
What is Crowdfunding? 00:03:00
The Advantages of Equity Crowdfunding for the Investor 00:14:00
The Disadvantages of Crowdfunding for the Investor 00:12:00
Section 15: How to Evaluate a Crowdfunding Opportunity?
Introduction to How to Evaluate a Crowdfunding Opportunity 00:01:00
The Key Data You Need To Know For Any Opportunity 00:03:00
Let’s take a look now at Management Skills 00:03:00
Management Experience is important as well… 00:02:00
You must take a look at the Management’s Commitment! 00:03:00
Product Market 00:03:00
So, how unique is this product? 00:03:00
What is the Competition like? 00:03:00
Does the Product have (all important) traction? 00:03:00
How profitable is the product and therefore the investment? 00:03:00
Let’s take a look at the most critical factor, Cash Flow! 00:03:00
Finally, let’s see what this all means for your Investment Returns 00:03:00
Discover how you can turn this information into a Methodology! 00:02:00
Let’s Summarise this Section with the 10 Most Important Factors 00:02:00
Section 16: Introduction with Andrew Monk, CEO iolight about his Crowdfunding Experience
Introduction 00:05:00
Why did you go for Equity Crowdfunding? 00:04:00
What did you do early on to ensure success? 00:03:00
How did you go about lining up your 25% 00:02:00
Did you set about trying to collect email addresses? 00:03:00
Let’s have the Investor Conversation 00:06:00
Are there any mistakes looking back you may have made? 00:08:00
So what is it like by the end of week three? 00:07:00
How does Crowdcube get the money to you? 00:09:00
Are there any other tools you used that you can recommend? 00:04:00
Bonus: Discussion about Campaign Videos 00:04:00
Bonus: Detailed Notes on this Section to Download – PDF Attached 00:16:00
Section 17: Summary and Wrap Up
Course Summary and Wrap Up 00:03:00
Section 18: Additional File
Additional File 00:00:00
Certificate and Transcript
Order Your Certificates or Transcripts 00:00:00
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