Duke University

Financing for Startup Businesses

This course is part of Entrepreneurial Finance: Strategy and Innovation Specialization

Taught in English

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Manju Puri
David Robinson

Instructors: Manju Puri

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Intermediate level
Some related experience required
6 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
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Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

4.5

(204 reviews)

Intermediate level
Some related experience required
6 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

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There are 4 modules in this course

This module explores the securities that venture investors use when they invest in startups, and how the dynamic nature of fundraising creates complex ownership structures.

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6 videos1 reading1 quiz

Venture investors generate returns for their investors by selling their portfolio companies, either to strategic buyer, to other private equity investors, or by listing them as publicly traded firms. This module explores how the proceeds from these liquidation events are distributed among the different investors based on the terms of their investments.

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6 videos1 quiz

This module examines different kinds of crowdfunding. We start with peer-to-peer lending to understand the setup in its early days and evolution, and then examine equity crowdfunding and rewards based crowdfunding.

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9 videos4 readings1 quiz

This module examines credit scoring through the traditional means of credit bureau scores and then looks at new ways of doing credit scoring through a simple digital footprint.

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6 videos3 readings1 quiz

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Manju Puri
Duke University
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