Financing Your Startup
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Financing Your Startup

Learn Seven Amazing Financing Strategies for Your Business or Startup!
3.5 (26 ratings)
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1,048 students enrolled
Created by Scott Brookens
Last updated 7/2016
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This course includes
  • 31 mins on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Understand how to finance their new small business or startup
  • Choose a financing option that is appropriate for the type of business they are starting

  • Develop a deeper knowledge of the private equity space and funding options that are available in the private equity context

Requirements
  • This is a course for new entrepreneurs and individuals new to starting a business. There are no prerequisites required.
Description

If you are new to the world of entrepreneurship or interested in starting a business then this course is for you! One of the most challenging parts of starting a business is finding the cash you need to get your business off the ground. By taking this course, you will learn (in less than an hour!) seven amazing strategies that you can use to obtain funding for your new or existing business. 

This course is comprised of nine different lecture videos, each of which breaks down in detail a variety of different funding strategies that you might be able to use to fund your next business venture. If you need assistance in funding your business or if you are interested in learning about different funding strategies that are available to entrepreneurs, then you will benefit a great deal from taking this course! 

Who this course is for:
  • This course will benefit individuals that are interested in starting a business or entrepreneurs that are looking for new methods of financing their existing business. This course is not a good fit for experienced business owners that are not in need of financing.
Course content
Expand all 10 lectures 31:12
+ Introduction and Overview
1 lecture 02:56

In this lecture I give (1) an introduction into my experience and background and (2) an overview of the content that will be covered in the course.

Preview 02:56
+ Financing Strategies for Your Business
7 lectures 21:46

In this lecture I provide an in-depth discussion into the bootstrapping strategy.

Preview 02:27

In this lecture I provide an in-depth discussion into how you can use credit cards to finance your start up business.

Preview 02:15

In this lecture I provide an in-depth discussion into the options that are available when taking money from friends and family to finance your business. 

Preview 02:37

This quiz will test your understanding of the Bootstrapping, Credit Card, and Friends and Family financing strategies. 

Quiz on Strategies 1 through 3
3 questions

Although not always an option for startup businesses, I discuss what you need to do in order to obtain financing from a bank for your new business. 

Strategy #4: Bank Loans
03:13

In this lecture I discuss crowdfunding and the different options that are available for entrepreneurs in the crowdfunding context.

Strategy #5: Crowdfunding
03:54

In this lecture I break down some of the traditional forms of private equity, including funding from venture capital firms and angel investors. 

Strategy #6: Private Equity
03:55

In this lecture, I explain how you might be able to obtain financing for your business from a specialty financing / leasing firm. 

Strategy #7: Specialty Financing
03:25

This quiz will test your understanding of Strategies 4 through 7.

Quiz on Strategies 4 through 7
3 questions
+ Conclusion
2 lectures 06:30

In this lecture I detail additional resources that will be helpful for you as you go from the funding / financing process.

Additional Resources
04:06

In this video, I briefly review all the content that was covered in the course. 

Course Review
02:24