LEAN FINANCE FOR STARTUPS [INTRO]
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LEAN FINANCE FOR STARTUPS [INTRO]

Learn how Facebook and other successful companies drive growth.
4.4 (53 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.
6,358 students enrolled
Last updated 3/2018
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This course includes
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 1 article
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • learn how to build a financial model, value a company, and raise the right type of capital
  • understand how to find revenue and expense assumptions
  • understand how to determine the best source of capital for your company
  • understand how to find and pitch investors
  • learn how to read and construct financial statements
Requirements
  • basic understanding of excel or a willingness to learn
Description

Building a company? Learn how SMART entrepreneurs raise the RIGHT type of capital FAST.


Lili Balfour has advised over 100 companies, who have gone on to raise over $200 million from investors around the world. She is the author of Master the Finance Game, a Wall Street Journal Guest Mentor, a contributor at Fox Business News, a blogger for The Huffington Post, a guest contributor for HuffPost Live, and a guest lecturer at UC Berkeley.

ABOUT THE COURSE

Lean Finance for Startups - Introduction is an easy-to-follow tutorial on finance for entrepreneurs. All students will learn how to read and understand financial statements as well as develop a revenue model.

STUDENT REVIEWS

"This course is surely a must have for those who want to have a reasonable and reliable financial plan, even if it's just the introduction. I'm going to take the full course." Maksim

"She has a pleasant voice and great organization of the material. The information was put together thoughtfully, there were just places where a little more explanation of terms might have been helpful. Overall I learned some new information and am grateful for the experience." Jai

COMMUNITY

Lili Balfour spent over 20 years in investment management and investment banking in Silicon Valley and NYC before founding Atelier Advisors in 2007. Her goal is to provide investment banking services to early-stage companies, which are typically ignored by investment banks. Over the past seven years, she has advised over 100 startups on their funding strategy. She has coached established brands (Bag, Borrow, or Steal, Visual IQ, Alpha Theory, Derivix, Erin Fetherston, and Peeled Snacks) and pre-revenue startups looking for seed capital via crowd funding.

Check out our Weekly Wednesday Webcast on YouTube.

Who this course is for:
  • aspiring entrepreneurs and active entrepreneurs
Course content
Expand all 9 lectures 56:19
+ Understanding Finance
6 lectures 21:12
Income Statement
03:25
Balance Sheet
01:34
Financial Structure
03:27
+ RESOURCES
1 lecture 00:07
Lean Finance for Startups
00:07
+ BONUS: WEEKLY WEDNESDAY WEBCAST
2 lectures 34:59
HOW TO BUILD A STARTUP FINANCIAL MODEL
19:31
SOURCES OF CAPITAL
15:28