Course provided by Future Learn

Study type: Online

Starts: Anytime

Price: Free

Overview

Understand the process of funding a start up

Almost all startups need external financing, but new entrepreneurs rarely have training in fundraising.

On this course, you’ll learn the basics of financing a start-up. You’ll explore how important financial backing is for success and how to attract and negotiate with investors.

This course is also available in French. To join the French run of the course, visit the course page.

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?

When would you like to start?

Start straight away and learn at your own pace. If the course hasn’t started yet you’ll see the future date listed below.

  • Available now

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.

Who developed the course?

Grenoble Ecole de Management

For the past 30 years, Grenoble Ecole de Management (GEM) has established itself in France and abroad as a leading business school through expertise in technology, innovation and entrepreneurship.