Venture Capital 101

Washington D.C. campuses

GA Washington D.C. (1776 8th Floor)
1133 15th Street NW, 8th Floor
Washington DC 20005

Past Locations for this Class

Venture Capital 101

Washington D.C.

Washington D.C. campuses

GA Washington D.C. (1776 8th Floor)
1133 15th Street NW, 8th Floor
Washington DC 20005

Past Locations for this Class

About this class

This class is geared towards startup entrepreneurs, and provides an introduction to what is venture capital. Topics covered in this two-hour class will include:

  • Determining whether you’re investor ready
  • Equity vs Non Dilutive Funding
  • Whether or Not to Raise
  • How Accelerators work
  • Angels and VCs
  • How VC Firms work: Structure, Funding Rounds, Exits
  • How VCs Choose Investments
  • Pitching to Investors
  • Equity 101: Multiple Funding Rounds and Dilution
  • Valuation
  • Convertible Notes
  • Term Sheet - Structure and Key Terms
  • What Not to Do
  • VC in Australia

Takeaways

  • Determine if you should raise money from venture capital
  • Understand how venture capital firms work and make investment decisions
  • Explain how valuation is determined
  • Define standard financing terms
  • Understand the venture capital landscape in Australia

Prereqs & Preparation

None

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