Angel investing, Venture capital & Business Accelerators 2.0
What you'll learn
- Understand the key components of a startup ecosystem and the various stakeholders involved.
- Explore the diverse funding sources available to startups and comprehend their advantages and disadvantages.
- Gain insights into the role of angel investors in supporting early-stage startups.
- Learn how to evaluate startup opportunities, negotiate terms, and provide mentorship to entrepreneurs.
- Develop a comprehensive understanding of venture capital funding, its stages, and investment criteria.
- Analyze the venture capital process, from due diligence and deal structuring to portfolio management and exit strategies.
- Explore the differences between business acceleration and incubation and their impact on startup growth.
- Acquire skills to design and implement effective acceleration or incubation programs that nurture startups' development.
- Examine real-world examples of startups that have thrived after participating in accelerator/incubator programs.
- Analyze the strategies and factors contributing to their success, drawing lessons for launching and scaling your own venture.
- Basic skills and ideas of Angel investing, Venture capital & Business Accelerators & Business Incubators
Master Course in Angel Investing, Venture Capital & Business Accelerators 2.0:
Navigating the Evolving Landscape of Startup Investment
In the ever-evolving world of entrepreneurship, the role of angel investors, venture capitalists, and business accelerators has become increasingly crucial. These entities play a pivotal role in shaping the startup ecosystem, providing not only financial support but also mentorship, guidance, and strategic expertise. As the startup landscape continues to transform, it's essential for aspiring investors and entrepreneurs alike to stay updated with the latest trends and strategies. Welcome to the Master Course in Angel Investing, Venture Capital & Business Accelerators 2.0 – your comprehensive guide to thriving in the dynamic world of startup investment.
The Master Course in Angel Investing, Venture Capital & Business Accelerators 2.0 equips you with the knowledge, tools, and strategies to thrive in the ever-changing realm of startup investment. Whether you're an aspiring investor, seasoned venture capitalist, or entrepreneur seeking funding, this course will empower you to make informed decisions, foster innovation, and contribute positively to the growth of the startup ecosystem. As the startup landscape continues to evolve, staying ahead of the curve is essential – and this course is your roadmap to success. Enroll today and embark on a transformative journey into the world of startup investment 2.0.
The Fundamentals of Startup Investment
Understanding Angel Investing, Venture Capital, and Business Accelerators: Uncover the unique roles and responsibilities of each player in the investment ecosystem.
Assessing Investment Opportunities: Learn to evaluate startups, conduct due diligence, and identify promising ventures.
Developing an Investment Thesis: Craft a strategic approach to investing that aligns with your goals and expertise.
Navigating the Startup Landscape
Emerging Industries and Trends: Explore the latest technological advancements and industries that are ripe for disruption, from AI and biotech to sustainability and beyond.
International Investment Opportunities: Understand the global startup ecosystem and learn how to tap into opportunities beyond your local market.
The Art of Deal Making
Negotiating Investment Terms: Master the art of structuring deals, including equity distribution, convertible notes, and other funding mechanisms.
Building a Diverse Portfolio: Discover the benefits of diversification and create a well-balanced investment portfolio.
Value Addition and Mentorship
Providing Value Beyond Capital: Learn how to offer mentorship, networking, and strategic guidance to startups, enhancing their chances of success.
Creating a Positive Feedback Loop: Understand how your involvement can lead to a virtuous cycle of attracting high-quality startups and co-investors.
Business Accelerators Reimagined
The Evolution of Accelerators: Explore how business accelerators have adapted to the changing startup landscape and their evolving role in nurturing early-stage companies.
Designing Effective Acceleration Programs: Gain insights into creating programs that deliver tangible value to startups while fostering a culture of innovation.
Managing Risk and Maximizing Returns
Risk Mitigation Strategies: Learn how to assess and manage risks associated with startup investments, including market volatility and operational challenges.
Exit Strategies: Discover various exit options, such as IPOs, mergers, and acquisitions, and understand how to maximize returns.
Ethical and Social Considerations
Ethical Investing: Delve into the ethical considerations of startup investment, including diversity and inclusion, sustainability, and social impact.
Responsible Exits: Explore ways to ensure that your investments contribute positively to the ecosystem and society at large.
The Future of Startup Investment
Technological Disruptions: Anticipate how emerging technologies like blockchain, quantum computing, and more will impact the startup investment landscape.
Regulatory and Legal Trends: Stay informed about evolving regulations and legal frameworks that could shape the future of startup investment.
In this master course, I would like to teach the 5 major topics:
1. Introduction to Startup Ecosystems and Funding Landscape
2. Angel Investing
3. Venture Capital
4. Business Acceleration and Incubation
5. Case studies: Successful startups that have gone through accelerator/incubator programs
Enroll now and learn today and thank you once again !
Who this course is for:
- All UG and PG Business students, Entrepreneurs, Startup launchers, Business mentors
- Interested students to learn about the concepts of Angel investing, Venture capital & Business Accelerators
Achievements on Udemy (UDEMY BUSINESS BEST SELLER) :
"275,000 Students + 1.71 Million Enrollments + 206 Countries + 187 Courses of Business, General Management, IT, Software and Systems, Education and Media Studies"
Credentials and Qualifications of Dr. José:
Dr. José possesses an impressive array of qualifications that reflect his dedication to a diverse range of fields. In 2019, he earned a Ph.D. in Entrepreneurship & Business Management, showcasing his commitment to advancing the understanding of business dynamics. His M.Phil. in Business & General Management demonstrates a foundation of comprehensive management knowledge.
With a 2015 Masters in Financial Markets, he exhibits expertise in the complexities of financial systems. Moreover, his 2013 Masters in Information Technology equips him with a technological edge. Complementing these, his 2011 Masters in Human Resource Management (MBA) highlights his skills in organizational dynamics. Notably, his 2009 Bachelors in Mathematics underscores his analytical prowess, and his 2006 Diploma in Teacher Education showcases his commitment to education. This unique blend of qualifications positions Dr. José as a versatile and well-rounded professional.
Teaching Experience :
Award Winning Researcher and Professor Dr. José is a Senior Researcher, Professor and subject matter expert of Business, IT, Systems and Media Studies at UTEL University, Universidad Centro Panamericano de Estudios Superiores - México, IBS-BFSU (International Business School - Beijing Foreign Studies University) China and Honorary and Visiting Professor of NGCEF Australia, ISCIP Canada and Judge of Research center for the Internationalization of companies from emerging economics (I-CEE) & Global Forum on Business Case Study who is an accomplished expert on digital transformation and innovation featuring large enterprises and strategies of startups in digital platform ecosystems.
Instructional Design and Curriculum Development Experience :
He Designed and Developed more than 5 Specialized Post Graduate Master Degree course for International Business School - Beijing Foreign Studies University (IBS - BFSU). His core expertise is in the area of corporate entrepreneurship, organizational innovation, and learning. Dr. José has a rich mix of teaching and industry experience (More than 15+ Years) working as a business and IT consultant to over 20 very successful start-up businesses along with strategic planning, Digital and IT management support for Global clients. He designed, developed and hosted more than 200+ Corporate Business Websites since 2007 and received more than 10 awards for his enormous graphic and web design works.
Interests of Teaching Topics :
He has conducted, handled and supervised more than 10,000 students since 2007 and major training sessions for UG, PG Master Degree graduates covering Entrepreneurship Development, Business Management, Human Resource Management and Development, Marketing, Digital Marketing, Finance and Financial Markets, Economics, Statistics, Education, Psychology, Leadership and Personal Development, Multimedia, Information Technology, IEEE Domains, Software Certification Courses of Microsoft, Oracle, IBM, Cisco, Amazon, SAP, Salesforce and Network Security and Cloud Systems. Regular Keynote Speaker of AEIC China and Whither Our Economies (WoE) Lithuania and currently he is guiding 5 Ph.D. Scholars for Business Administration, Computer Science and IT Domains.
Certifications, Research and Publications :
He is an International Faculty and completed more than 30+ Software, IT and Business Certifications which Includes Brainbench, Adobe, Autodesk, Microsoft, Amazon AWS, IBM Statistics 101, Cisco Network Academy, Kaya Connect London, Cornerstone OnDemand Foundation, Google, UNICEF and UNESCO.
He is an Editor of Science Direct PLAS Journal (Project Leadership & Society) and certified reviewer of Elsevier, Clarivate, Wiley, Science Direct, Springer Nature and IOP Publishers. He published more than 50 research and review articles and 8-12 solo-authored full case studies have been published under his name along with 4 Book chapters and numerous book reviews for international independent book publishers in Germany. He has published more than 10 Research Articles in the WoS & Scopus Listings. Google Scholar Citation 70+ and Research Gate Score is 248 with 44+ Citation,50000+ reads with 27 Research Recommendations as well as European Alliance for Innovation (EAI) Score is 16.
Honors’ and Awards :
Top funding project writer Dr. José received, Top Researcher Award 2019-2023, Best Ph.D. Thesis Award 2018, Distinguished Young Scientist 2017, University Topper (2011-2012), 7 Times received the FCB - Faculty Competency Building Award (2011-2018) and Mr. Perfect Award at 2008.
International Memberships and Activities:
He is having 35+ International academic and professional bodies’ memberships around the world which Includes IEEE, Oulu Entrepreneurship Society - Finland, Middle East Research Institute, International Entrepreneurs Association, Africa Society of Association Executives (AfSAE), Association of Strategic Marketing, National Science Teaching Association, ISPIM - International Society for Professional Innovation Management, ITPA - Information Technology Professionals Association and IAENG - Society of Operations Research and He is serving as a volunteer for Scopus, Web of Science and ABDC Indexed journal’s editorial and reviewer board member for more than 30+ Journals and reviewed 200+ articles since 2019.