A course aimed at entrepreneurs and investors (of any kind), whose goal is to get, in only a few hours, an important perspective about the fundamental financial aspects that today determine the attractiveness of a new investment project. From knowing the types of existing financing options, through experimenting with the design of an economic business financing plan and with its key metrics, talking about the real and successful negotiations of certain cases with different types of investors, and using models for economically valuing each project.
Finance Training for Entrepreneurs and Investors
- 16-24 in-class hours at CESTE or the client company’s facilities in the case of an in-house training course.
- Knowing and finding the appropriate funding sources for an innovative idea, a technology Start-up, a self-employed side project, or a growing business.
- Know the different financing options for each part of a company, as well as the business models and expectations of different types of investors or financial partners to propose a proper business venture.
- Understand, experiment with, and set up what it means to create an economic business financing plan using the proper tools to get one started with the different sources of financing. Through different approaches from entrepreneurs and financing partners.
- Correct and clear creation of an economical financing plan focused on the financing of the early phases of a project, based on cash flow and the Driven-Planning approach model for creating milestones for the different rounds of investment and phases of the project.
- Discover techniques, exercises, and formulas and develop the key metrics for the financial plan in each stage of the company and for each of the parts of the entrepreneur-investor partnership. Reinforcing the differences in each specific source of financing and moment of the company.
- Understand, interact with, and familiarize yourself with case studies from participating FCR businesses and successful cases in terms of negotiating with different investors, payment schedules, dates of entry and exit, contract terms, rom the Business Angels network, Venture Capital or FCR and Private Equity.
- Create a toolbox of methods for evaluating a business venture, from the perspective of an investment partner. Understand the different expectations and necessities for covering every type of investor. Why is a higher or lower Internal Rate of Return on investment required for each type of investor? What is the average return/risk of the fund holder?
Who is oriented towards?
- Entrepreneurs, of any type or motivation (technology-based, intra-entrepreneurship, self-employed).
- Investing partners of all kinds: Family Offices, FCR, Business Angels, Venture Capital and Private Equity, commercial banking risk departments with a focus on Pymes and start-ups.