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Fund Your Business for Growth

with Susan Schreter

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About The Class

the principles of business funding.

Ready to master the principles of business funding without frustration? Join financial expert Susan Schreter for a deep dive into debt and equity.

Susan covers everything you need to know to fund a business from inception onward. You’ll learn about how to safely borrow start-up funds from friends and family, and how to research and apply for loans, including micro-loans and SBA loans. You’ll also learn about a wide variety of funding types and the requirements or restrictions attached to each of them. From angel investments to venture capital to crowdsourcing, Susan demystifies potentially confusing funding concepts, giving you the skills you need to confidently grow your business.

Whether you’re just setting out as an entrepreneur or you’re a long-time business owner, this course will help you ensure the long-term financial health and profitability of your business.

Lesson Plan

  1. 01

    Funding Helps You Achieve Your Dream

  2. 02

    Segment 2 - Personal Debt vs. Outsider Debt

  3. 03

    Debt or Equity - Which is right for you?

  4. 04

    Best Starter Debt Deal: Microloans

  5. 05

    Worst Starter Debt Deal: Payday Loan

  6. 06

    Borrowing from Friends & Family

  7. 07

    Lending Sources Made Easy & Actionable

  8. 08

    More Lending Sources

  9. 09

    Convincing Lenders to Believe in You

  10. 10

    Tips for Approaching Lenders

  11. 11

    Achieve Big Dreams with Investor Cash

  12. 12

    Gain Financial Empowerment

  13. 13

    Raising $$$ From Individuals

  14. 14

    Pros and Cons of Crowdfunding

  15. 15

    Venture Capital Investors 101

  16. 16

    Getting In with VCs - No MBA Required!

  17. 17

    Negotiating for Success

  18. 18

    How To Keep A Big Stake In Your Company


Meet Your Expert

Susan Schreter

Susan Schreter is a veteran of the venture finance community with expertise in the life cycle of financing companies from startup to sale. She is an MBA-level educator, expert on the factors that influence startup success or failure, and popular ... read more

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Bonus Material

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  • pdf Action Steps to Perfect Your Executive Summary.pdf
  • pdf Preparing Projections for Investors.pdf
  • pdf Understanding Investor Term Sheet Deal Terms.pdf
  • pdf 50 Questions Investors Ask Entrepreneurs.pdf
  • pdf Sample Angel Investment Clubs.pdf
  • pdf Sample VCs.pdf
  • pdf Start On Purpose - Brand Equity.pdf

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  • Billabongfox


    February 2015

    Susan is an amazing woman! I am so grateful for the information she has provided in this class. Without her I don't know where we would end up. She has opened so many new doors of opportunity for our business. I am beyond happy with this course and highly recommend it to everyone in business who wants more information on the various types of financing. She has certainly given us so much to work with and it will definitely make a difference to our business and our future. Thank you so much for this wonderful course and I look forward to seeing more from Susan in the future!

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