It’s never too early to establish investment and ownership parameters of your new business venture. This course will explore the operating model of venture capital funds and their approach to early-stage business investment, as well as staged fundraising for early- and mid-stage companies. You will learn how to properly manage ownership dynamics, align the interests of both founders and investors, and use best practices to create a market-ready investor pitch and business presentation.
Topic areas include:
- Criteria used by venture capitalists in evaluating new investment opportunities
- How to align your interests with those of investors on the other side of the table
- The dynamics of ownership and the realities of dilution over time
- How to create and communicate a compelling fundraising story, and more
- $995 per online course
Continuing Education Units
By completing this course, you’ll earn 1 Continuing Education Units (CEUs). CEUs cannot be applied toward any Stanford degree. CEU transferability is subject to the receiving institution’s policies.
Record of Completion
When you complete each course, you’ll receive an email with a link to download your Record of Completion. This email will be sent to the address you provide in your mystanfordconnection within 3 business days of course completion.
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