The finance area is key in a startup to have visibility over the real scenario and gain maximum control. However, there are few professionals who are clear about what to do and how to do it
We want to bring to the startup world all the knowledge of our team about startup finance working with +200 projects in +20 countries, with a very practical approach and based on real cases
Get trained by a great team with proven experience working as CFO in +200 startups and with national and international funds
Since we started in 2021 we have already had 6 editions of our Startup Finance course. In them, our students have been able to be trained by great professionals and specialize in the operation of finance in startups
Our main objective is to share the knowledge of our team with all those interested in training with us
We have trained students of up to 10 different nationalities. We want people from different places to be able to connect and share experiences and knowledge
CEO at The Startup CFO
Private Investor at BackFund
Consultant at McKinsey & Company
"The Startup Finance course from The Startup Academy is the perfect course to learn financial concepts applied to the latest market trends. For anyone who does not know how a startup finance department works, it is almost mandatory as it analyzes all the necessary aspects from a very practical point of view"
Head of Product - Zinkee
"Great dedication of the team, up-to-date content and colleagues with great professional profiles in the sector. The Startup Finance course at The Startup Academy will not only train future CFOs of startups, but future entrepreneurs!".
CTO & Co-Founder - Zenfulfillment
Module 1 - Introduction to Startup Finance
Introduction to general concepts to understand what a startup is and what are the stages during growth. Also, general concepts of finance and accounting and how they apply to startups will be covered
Lesson 0 · Introduction to modelling in Excel
Lesson 1 · Introduction to startup finance
Module 2 - Business models
Analysis of the main business models such as SaaS, marketplaces, platforms, ecommerce, data, R&D. Detailed study of financial modelling, reporting, main business metrics and key concepts of each of these models
Lesson 2 · SaaS
Lesson 3 · Platforms, marketplace, ecommerce
Lesson 4 · Other business models
Lesson 5 · Startup reporting
Module 3 - Financing in startups
Analysis of the different financing alternatives for startups: public, banking, Venture debt, revenue revenue-based with an in-depth study of private investment rounds and the main clauses involved. Study of governance in startups
Lesson 6 · Funding alternatives
Lesson 7 · Funding rounds I
Lesson 8 · Funding rounds II
Lesson 9 · Startup governance
Module 4 - Introduction to Venture Capital
Introduction on how Venture Capital works by studying the main concepts of the industry such as GPs vs. LPs, fee structure, investment period
Share through our Slack community synergies, challenges, and opportunities and reach your full potential, growing and learning with the best professional profiles
Consolidate networking with our events (both online and in-person), webinars and chats, tutor coffees and 1-1 meetings between students in the community
Access our job opportunities and place yourself in the sights of the best companies in the sector
Do I need to have prior knowledge of finance?
No need, you will learn all you need during the course and with the introductory topics you will get the basics you need for the course
How deep does the course go?
Within the limitations of being a 10-week course, it goes into enough depth on all topics to master startup finance
How long will the materials be available once I have finished the course?
The materials will be available for you to access indefinitely
Will the content be available if I can not attend the live classes?
Yes, we record and share all the materials and they will be posted on the platform so that you can access them without any problem
Can my company pay the course?
No problem, in the contract we attach an annex to include the invoicing data, where you can input your personal or your company's data
Can payment be made in installments?
Payment for any of our courses can be paid in up to 3 monthly installments without any additional interest
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