Entrepreneurial Financing

Online Live | 8 Hours | Basic Certification
19,900.00 +GST

The Entrepreneurial Financing course equips participants with the knowledge and skills needed to navigate the complex world of venture financing. Covering all stages of the venture life cycle, from startup to exit, participants will explore funding structures, valuation methods, deal terms, and startup-valuation. Participants will learn how different terms and different types of shares issued can affect startup valuation. The course is built to expand the knowledge of participants on the financing options and decisions which the new startup faces for raising capital. The course is suitable for current and future entrepreneurs, investors, and finance professionals.

Faculty would be from the industry

To further the objectives of EICT Academy under the Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (MeitY), IFACET brings you various courses in Emerging Technologies, Computer Sciences, Entrepreneurship, Business and many more. This course is curated and delivered by Industry Experts equipped with a wealth of experience and an in-depth understanding of the subject matter.

Course Type  : Self Paced Videos / Online Live Delivery

Duration  :  8 hours

Total Lectures  :

  • Number of Videos for the above (if SPP)  : 22
  • Number of lectures for the above (if OLD)  : 8

Skill Level  : Moderate

Certificate  : Yes/No

Requirements  : Zoom / Classroom

Target Audience  : Current and future entrepreneurs, investors, and finance professionals.


Module 1: Introduction to Entrepreneurial Finance

  • Entrepreneurship concept and its relevance.
  • Learning about a venture from Financial Statements.
  • The Entrepreneurial Journey.
  • Firm versus startup financing.
  • Why startup financing is difficult?
  • Why banks hesitate financing startups?


Module 2: The entrepreneurial Financing Process

  • Who Finances Startups?
  • Staged financing.
  • Typical ways of Exit.
  • Building financial projections and financial plan.


Module 3: Ownership and Valuation.

  • Mechanics of Ownership and Valuation.
  • The Capitalization table.
  • Pre- and Post-money Valuation and Capitalization table.
  • Risk, return and valuation.
  • Valuing Entrepreneurial Companies – different methods.


Module 4: Structuring Deals-Term Sheets

  • Term sheets and various rights.
  • Preferred securities.
  • Valuation versus Terms.
  • Exit strategies.


Reference Books/Videos/PDFs:

  • Da Rin, M., and Hellmann, T. (2020), “Fundamentals of entrepreneurial finance”, Oxford University Press.
  • Lerner, J., Leamon, A., Felda Hardymon, F. (2012), “Venture Capital, Private Equity, and the Financing of Entrepreneurship”, John Wiley & Sons Inc.
  • Benninga, S. (2014), “Financial modeling”, Fourth edition, The MIT Press.

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Sample Certificate