How to value a business opportunity
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How to value a business opportunity

Become an expert in valuation expert. Learn to think like a venture capitalist and build a meaningful global business
3.8 (9 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.
1,265 students enrolled
Created by Startup Saturdays
Last updated 11/2015
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This course includes
  • 3 hours on-demand video
  • 3 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Explain the history of venture capital
  • Explain the structure of venture capital
  • Explain the difference between venture capitalists and angel investors
  • Explain the sources of venture capital
  • Explain the difference between nominal and real value
  • Explain the difference between buying and investing
  • Know how to create a share distribution
  • Know the difference between authorized shares and shares outstanding
  • Know how to create a cash flow statement
  • Know how to calculate the pre money value using the cash flow statement
  • Know how to calculate the share price using the cash flow statement
  • Know how to calculate the number of shares to issue based on the cash flow statement
  • Know how to calculate post money value
  • Know how to calculate post money shares
  • Explain the impact of investing on equity dilution
  • Explain the concept of options
Requirements
  • An interest in business
Description

A comprehensive education on how to value a business opportunity. Learn the standards used by venture capitalists in accessing an investment opportunity and apply these to your next venture. This class has outstanding educational value for individuals interested in entrepreneurship, business in general, becoming investors, becoming co founders and individuals interested in joining a startup where they will get paid in equity. Taking this class will give you the essential tools for a successful creation of an equity and valuation strategy. If you are starting a company with another person(s) than it is highly recommended that all founders take this class before forming a company. This class has been taken by over 20,000 students online and by over 300 startup founders in san Francisco, CA.

Who this course is for:
  • Investors
  • Individuals interested in becoming investors
  • Individuals interested in starting their own company
  • Individuals interested in buying a company
  • Individuals interested in starting a company with someone else as partners
  • Individuals who will get paid in equity
  • Individuals interested in learning about venture capital
  • Individuals interested in working for a startup
Course content
Expand 23 lectures 03:03:19
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23 lectures 03:03:19
Where does Venture Capital come from
07:05
What type of investors are Venture Capitalists?
08:43
Difference between Angel Investing and Venture Capital
06:17
Quiz 1
10 questions
Fundamental Concept Part 1
07:59
Fundamental concepts part 2
05:04
Fundamental concepts part 3
03:08
Fundamental concepts part 4
18:44
The investment decision part 1
06:38
The investment decision part 2
10:11
The investment decision part 3
09:18
The investment decision part 4
08:39
Quiz 2
6 questions
Sample Share Distribution
12:59
Calculating value
10:11
Cash flow statement part 1
04:08
Cash flow statement part 2
06:07
Cash flow statement part 3
08:22
Cash flow statement part 4
04:45
Real World example part 1
07:27
Real World example part 2
11:18
Review
07:23