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Who? If you’re an entrepreneur at any stage of your journey, or even an aspiring one, and you need money to start or grow your business, this course is for you. What? This course will introduce, and help you put to use in your startup, the five models through which your customers can – and will, if you ask them! – fund your business. These five time-tested models have been put to use by entrepreneurial superstars like Michael Dell, Bill Gates, Richard Branson and more. Sadly, though, the five models are rarely talked about and not widely understood. Until now! The five models will be brought to life by the real-world stories of an inspiring collection of incredibly creative entrepreneurs from around the world – including successes and failures – through a series of captivating no-holds-barred interviews with founders and others, and investors, too. Why? More than two generations ago, the venture capital community – VC’s, business angels, incubators, and others – convinced the entrepreneurial world that writing business plans and raising venture capital constituted the twin centerpieces of entrepreneurial endeavor. They did so for very good reasons: the sometimes astonishing returns they’ve delivered to their investors and the incredibly large and valuable companies their ecosystem has created. But the vast majority of fast growing companies never take any angel or venture funding. Are they onto something that most of today’s entrepreneurial ecosystem has missed? Indeed, should a business angel or VC be seen as the first port of call for getting your nascent entrepreneurial venture off the ground or growing it faster? Perhaps not. How? You’ll be asked to do a series of exercises – out in the real world – to put your growing toolkit to use in your business or the one you hope to start. Hands-on, practical tools to help your business start and thrive – without venture capital. You’ll join our discussion board of fellow participants, if you like, and learn from others who are putting the tools to work, just as you are. And to suit today’s fast-paced lifestyles, we’ve broken what you’ll get – short lessons, interviews, thought-provoking questions, even some optional things to read – into bite-sized chunks, so you can log in and grab them whenever and wherever you are. And what else? If, after checking out and perhaps completing this course, you find your company in a position where seeking venture capital turns out to be the right thing to do next, John Mullins leads an inspiring and hands-on executive education course at London Business School – this one face-to-face – called Financing the Entrepreneurial Business. There, among a room full of investors and entrepreneurs, you’ll study a series of captivating real-world cases and learn everything an entrepreneur – or an investor, for that matter – needs to know to handle the person who sits across the deal table and take an entrepreneurial business from start-up to exit. See https://www.london.edu/education-and-development/executive-education/topic/finance/financing-the-entrepreneurial-business#.WIVY_FyTQ-0 for info....

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SK
2020年7月18日

A beautiful and well oriented course which helps proving your concept of business by customer funding and no external venture capital. Thank you so much to the course instructor and the whole team.

KK
2017年5月12日

It was an amazing opportunity wherein we had a great chance to both learn about various customer funded models through interviews, guest talks and practice them through assignments in parallel

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51 - How to Finance and Grow Your Startup – Without VC 的 75 個評論(共 128 個)

創建者 Elizabeth P

2021年9月28日

it´s a really nece course were you can have new perspectives of start up and who it works

創建者 Peter T

2018年4月21日

Great entertaining and engaging course! Makes you think and opens mind to new ideas

創建者 Hayet Z

2018年5月10日

A lot of inspiring case studies being shared and great business strategy explained

創建者 Miller M

2020年12月7日

Amazing content and a must for the person wanting to bet on a startup. Thank you.

創建者 Ismail R

2017年2月1日

Good one. But do this course if you are already ready with your idea/prototype.

創建者 Andrea V

2020年5月23日

Thank you John, and all the people that contributed to creating this course!!!

創建者 Zigor K N S

2017年6月22日

It was a wonderful learning and give me so many knowlegde!!! Amazing program.

創建者 Ribu T

2016年4月17日

Practical frameworks supplemented with cases studies. A must course for th.

創建者 Arjun B

2020年6月16日

Well structured with great lectures & interviews to help learn practically

創建者 Seyedsaeid M

2017年6月6日

I think this course is one of the best courses in guiding the beginners.

創建者 Manuel B G

2017年6月27日

Great, Useful, practical .... excellent choice to improve skills if you

創建者 Alan S R

2017年12月11日

Great teacher and interesting interviews with successful entrepreneurs

創建者 Cynthia C

2018年11月30日

Great information and great teacher. Thanks for teaching this class!

創建者 Шамиль А

2017年1月20日

That's great! Very useful and non-ordinary course from John Mullins.

創建者 Alberto Z M

2021年7月31日

Very interesting way to have Financial Analysis about Biz Models

創建者 Edgar C

2020年1月5日

Excellent financial information in order to understand startups.

創建者 Dominic v M

2016年8月3日

Thank you for very interesting lectures and inspiring interviews

創建者 Erick P B

2017年1月24日

Highly recommended for anyone starting or owning a business!

創建者 Jaime R

2016年9月7日

Must do course for any entrepreneur or would be entrepreneur

創建者 Beth L

2017年7月5日

By the way of interview, to show the students the real wor

創建者 Mubarak Y

2019年2月26日

Just began this course and it's already an eye opener!

創建者 Pablo P

2017年7月10日

Exceptional. Very good and complete, and easy to take.

創建者 Partha S

2016年9月7日

classic content and methodology. Inspiring Lect'ures.

創建者 Umair N A Q

2017年2月28日

Excellent course so far, right course about Finance.

創建者 Pauline P

2016年4月20日

This is a world class course. Thank you very much.