Start-up valuation modeling for entrepreneurs and investors
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Start-up valuation modeling for entrepreneurs and investors

Assess how much funding would your venture need over next 2-3 years at what equity % dilution to investors
4.2 (69 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
2,990 students enrolled
Created by Ashish Agarwal
Last updated 8/2018
English
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This course includes
  • 3 hours on-demand video
  • 14 articles
  • 1 downloadable resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Build a forward looking business plan of the company
  • Estimate the external funding to be raised
  • Negotiate the % of equity dilution to investors
  • Build the financial statements of the company
  • Become smart in talking to investors
  • Estimate the valuation of your business
Requirements
  • Basic familiarity with Microsoft Excel
  • Simple Mathematics
  • Everything else we will teach. Not to worry!
Description

Hey, welcome to our online course.

We are glad to see you visit this course.

If only we could shake hands!


What is this course about?

In this course, we will provide you the complete finance training you need to know for running your business.

We will illustrate the following broad content topics in great detail in this course:

1) Building a forward looking business plan of your company

2) Making assumptions on business growth drivers

3) Assess the amount of funding you need to raise from investors

4) Estimate the valuation of your company

5) Negotiate on the right % of equity to be offered to investors

It is a very comprehensive and practical course that will illustrate all the key aspects in Finance you need to know, 

Just so you know, this is NOT an Accounting course.


What makes this course different than others?

The content of this course is designed to teach you very practical things in Finance.

You will learn exactly what you are required to know.

You get access to practical real life illustrations that you can relate with your own business.

It is a completely hands-on course.

You need to carry out the illustrations in the course along with the instructor.

We provide you the same set up as the instructor. 

All illustration slides and datasheets can be downloaded at your end.

You will feel as if somebody is guiding you step by step in all illustrations.

It is a very practical training for you.

You are going to love our instructor's teaching style. 

He makes it very engaging and fun learning experience.

You will have practice assignments to test your learning from the course

You will have unlimited access to our support.

Our support team responds to any course queries within 24 hours of your request. 

And of course, the price is competitive. 


What if YOU do not like the course?

Well, we will be very sad to hear that you did not like the course.

But you are well protected.

You have a 30 day money back guarantee in case you are not happy with the course.

No questions asked.

But we sincerely hope, you will definitely like the course!


What  next?

If there are any doubts, don't hesitate to reach out to us.

Start learning now.

See you inside the course.

Who this course is for:
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Business Founders
  • Business Owners
  • Start-Up Professionals
  • CFOs
  • CEOs
  • Business Unit Heads
Course content
Expand all 112 lectures 03:05:38
+ Introduction to the course
6 lectures 13:21
What aspects of Finance should an Entrepreneur be involved with?
04:23
The 7-Step Business Finance Framework
04:44
Please provide us your valuable feedback on the course thus far
00:25
+ Illustration for this course
4 lectures 06:18
Let us look at the Assumptions spreadsheet
02:45
Let us look at the Financial Statements spreadsheet
01:28
+ Step 1: Forecasting Revenues
6 lectures 10:59
Introduction to Step 1
00:18
Key assumptions on the Revenue drivers
03:05
Calculating the Revenues of a business
02:30
End of Step 1
00:24
Please provide us your valuable feedback on the course thus far
00:25
+ Step 2: Forecasting Costs
16 lectures 27:14
Introduction to Step 2
00:11
What are the Cost drivers of a business?
02:13
What are the Input cost drivers of a business?
01:13
Key assumptions on the Input cost drivers
02:07
Calculating the Input costs of a business
02:09
What are the Occupancy cost drivers of a business?
01:00
Key assumptions on the Occupancy cost drivers
01:48
Calculating the Occupancy costs of a business
01:18
Key assumptions on the Salary costs drivers
02:30
Calculating the Salary costs of a business
04:23
What are the Marketing cost drivers of a business?
01:23
Key assumptions on the Marketing cost drivers
02:31
Calculating the Marketing costs of a business
01:59
End of Step 2
00:30
Please provide us your valuable feedback on the course thus far
00:25
+ Step 3: Forecasting Investments
18 lectures 24:36
Introduction to Step 3
00:10
What are the Investment drivers of a business?
02:27
What are the Fixed Assets drivers of a business
02:36
Key assumptions on the Fixed Assets drivers
02:23
Calculating the Fixed Assets of a business
02:37
Calculating the Depreciation cost of a business
03:47
What are the Inventory drivers of a business?
01:04
Key assumptions on the Inventory drivers
00:32
Calculating the Inventory of a business
01:34
What are the Accounts Receivables drivers of a business?
00:53
Key assumptions on Accounts Receivables drivers
00:33
What are the Accounts Payables drivers of a business?
00:59
Key assumptions on Accounts Payables drivers
00:14
Calculation of Accounts Payables of a business
01:43
Calculation of Working Capital of a business
00:54
End of Step 3
00:35
Please provide us your valuable feedback on the course thus far
00:25
+ Step 4: Assess own financing sources
8 lectures 14:00
Introduction to Step 4
00:11
What are the sources of own financing of a business?
01:07
Key assumptions on sources of own financing
03:09
What are the drivers of Interest cost of a business?
01:03
Key assumptions on Interest cost drivers of a business
03:40
Calculating the Interest cost of a business
03:52
End of Step 4
00:33
Please provide us your valuable feedback on the course thus far
00:25
+ Step 5: Prepare Income Statement and Balance Sheet
21 lectures 35:02
Introduction to Step 5
00:12
What is the Income Statement of a business?
02:31
Populating Revenues on the Income Statement
01:01
Populating Costs on the Income Statement
03:53
Calculating the Profits before Interest and Taxes (PBIT)
01:37
Populating Interest costs on the Income Statement
00:45
Calculating Profits Before Taxes and Taxes
02:13
Calculating Profits After Taxes
01:56
What is the Balance Sheet of a business?
01:58
Populating Current Assets on the Balance Sheet
02:23
Calculating the Fixed Assets of a business - Part 1
00:26
Calculating the Fixed Assets of a business - Part 2
01:51
Calculating the Fixed Assets of a business - Part 3
02:29
Calculating the Total Assets of a business
00:54
Populating the Current Liabilities of a business
01:41
Populating the Long term Debt of a business
01:05
Calculating the Shareholder's Equity of a business - Part 1
01:22
Calculating the Shareholder's Equity of a business - Part 2
04:41
Calculating the Total Liabilities and Equity of a business
01:09
End of Step 5
00:30
Please provide us your valuable feedback on the course thus far
00:25
+ Step 6: Funding from Investors
18 lectures 31:30
Introduction to Step 6
00:29
What is a Cash Flows Statement?
03:59
Rule of thumb for preparing a Cash Flows Statement
00:40
Calculating the Cash Flow from Operations - Part 1
02:45
Calculating the Cash Flow from Operations - Part 2
02:23
Calculating the Cash Flow from Operations - Part 3
02:51
Calculating the Cash Flow from Operations - Part 4
01:08
Calculating the Cash Flow from Investments
01:36
Calculating the Cash Flow from Financing - Part 1
02:08
Calculating the Cash Flow from Financing - Part 2
01:53
Calculating the Cash Flow from Financing - Part 3
01:24
Calculating the Total Cash Flows of a business
01:12
When do we need to raise Investor funding?
00:42
Calculating the funding to be raised from Investors
04:01
Estimate the total funding needed over the next 5 years
01:08
Link the Cash Flows Statement with the Balance Sheet
02:17
End of Step 6
00:29
Please provide us your valuable feedback on the course thus far
00:25
+ Step 7: Business valuation
14 lectures 19:19
Introduction to Step 7
00:29
Approaches to Business Valuation
00:37
The negotiation based approach to business valuation
02:40
The methodical based approach to business valuation
01:37
Free Cash Flows to Equity (FCFE) of a business
00:53
Calculating the FCFE of a business
02:16
Calculating the Exit value of a business
02:43
Calculating the Total Cash Flows to Equity of a business
01:10
Estimating the Return on Investment expectation of Investors
00:49
Calculating the pre-money valuation of a business
01:48
Calculating the post-money valuation of a business
01:26
Calculating the % of Equity dilution to Investors
01:35
End of Step 7
00:33
Please provide us your valuable feedback on the course thus far
00:43