University of Maryland, College Park
New Venture Finance: Startup Funding for Entrepreneurs
University of Maryland, College Park

New Venture Finance: Startup Funding for Entrepreneurs

This course is part of Entrepreneurship: Launching an Innovative Business Specialization

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Michael R. Pratt

Instructor: Michael R. Pratt

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There are 4 modules in this course

This session provides insights into the investment landscape, to include how investors and lenders evaluate new ventures. Key terminology and principles are addressed to provide learners without an accounting or finance background with an understanding of these areas.

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14 videos43 readings2 quizzes

This session examines the options that entrepreneurs face in where to raise their financial capital from in the early stages of their venture. From friends and family, to angel investors and venture capitalists, the pros and cons of each source of capital are explored.

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8 videos16 readings2 quizzes

This session discusses the techniques and tools to secure funding for a new venture. This provides insights into how entrepreneurs can create a comprehensive funding strategy for their new venture.

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9 videos21 readings2 quizzes

This final session instructs learners on how to share their investment opportunity with investors and partners. With practical tips on the do's and don'ts of pitching, learners are able to develop a compelling story for their new venture.

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6 videos16 readings2 quizzes

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Michael R. Pratt
University of Maryland, College Park
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