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Valuation (Finance)Startup CompanyCash Flow AnalysisEntrepreneurshipFinance
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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

The Basics of Valuation

1 hour to complete
5 videos (Total 47 min)
5 videos
Determining Cash Flows11m
Time Value of Money10m
Obtaining the Discount Rate13m
Comparables Valuation8m
1 practice exercise
Introduction and the Basics of Valuation Graded Quiz10m
1 hour to complete

Building your First Excel Valuation Model

1 hour to complete
10 videos (Total 60 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
10 videos
Income Statement: Revenues6m
Income Statement: Other Items5m
Income Statement: Depreciation9m
Income Statement: Complete the Calcs4m
Income Statement: Working Capital6m
Income Statement: Free Cash Flows7m
Assumption of Future Growth5m
Present Value of Cash Flows5m
Market Value of Assets4m
1 reading
Kale and Kombucha10m
1 practice exercise
Building your First Excel Valuation Model Graded Quiz10m
Week
2

Week 2

1 hour to complete

Valuation of High-growth Startups

1 hour to complete
4 videos (Total 27 min)
4 videos
Adding Probability of Failure3m
Interpreting Business Plans6m
Adjusting Discount Rates12m
1 practice exercise
Valuation of High-growth Startups Graded Quiz10m
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Venture Capital Overview

3 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 67 min)
9 videos
Understanding Debt7m
Venture Capital9m
What is a VC Investor? VC Funds7m
How VCs Value Businesses7m
The VC Method8m
Term Sheets5m
Option Pool5m
Understanding Anti-Dilution7m
10 practice exercises
Introduction to Financing Options for Entrepreneurial Ventures4m
Understanding Debt8m
Venture Capital8m
VC Funds6m
How Do VCs Value Businesses8m
The VC Method14m
Term Sheets8m
Option Pool8m
Understanding Anti-Dilution6m
Venture Capital Overview Graded Quiz24m
Week
4

Week 4

1 hour to complete

Angel Investor Overview

1 hour to complete
5 videos (Total 18 min)
5 videos
Angel Securities3m
Angel Term Sheets5m
Capped Conversion Price5m
Course Conclusion56s
5 practice exercises
Angel Investors4m
Angel Securities4m
Angel Term Sheets4m
Capped Conversion Prices4m
Angel Investor Overview Graded Quiz20m

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