Learn about venture capital with free course
March 18, 2019
Often wonder how venture deals really work?
Kauffman Fellows Academy & Techstars are teaming up to offer Venture Deals, a free online course written demystify this startup financing option that will run April 7 to May 31.
The seven-week course will be taught by renowned venture capitalists Brad Feld and Jason Mendelson, co-founders & partners at the Foundry Group. Feld has been financing startups since the early 1990s.
The lessons are designed to give both first-time & experienced entrepreneurs a guide to secure financing. Topics cover what exactly venture capital is, how to structure deals, and requirements post-investment.
The work is team-oriented and practice-based. Feld and Mendelson estimate participants will spend 4-6 hours per week on coursework.
Kauffman Fellows Academy is the online training arm of the Kauffman Fellows, the premier leadership organization in innovation and capital formation. Nearly 500 graduates from the distinguished 2 year Kauffman Fellows program lead venture capital, government, corporate, university, and startup innovation efforts in more than 40 countries, investing billions into startups globally.
Techstars is a global ecosystem that empowers entrepreneurs to bring new technologies to market wherever they choose to live. With dozens of mentorship-driven accelerator programs and thousands of startup programs worldwide, Techstars exists to support the world’s most promising entrepreneurs throughout their lifelong journey, from inspiration to IPO.