Get on top of your funding
Get on top of funding for your business under the guidance of Ruth Brännvall, an experienced investor and researcher in the field of social innovation and scaling of social ventures.
Many entrepreneurs have learned how to “pitch” their businesses, but lack an understanding of financial concepts, different financing options, the legal process, and strategic implications of adding new shareholders. This Booster Program is created based on the common challenges that impact-oriented entrepreneurs who start to look for funding for their ventures are facing.
Explanations of different ways to fund an early-stage venture
Overview of funding sources and actors
What is your impact? Introducing a global, investor-based framework for measuring impact
The investment process step-by-step
A few tips on crowdfunding
How to prepare yourself for approaching investors
Financial documentation that needs to be in place – practical case how to build the financial model that investors ask for
Legal and Negotiations – overview of common type of agreements
Before this course, you may benefit from the Theory of Change course if you don't yet have a robust Theory of Change to measure your impact.
Your instructor is Ruth Brännvall, founding partner of Impact Invest. Ruth is the author of the book Capital with Purpose and has extensive experience as an investor and researcher in the field of social innovation, and scaling social ventures. She holds a Ph.D. in Economics and Management from the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH).
THIS IS FOR YOU WHO
Who are in an early commercial phase, or
Wish to seek capital to scale-up, whether this is equity, loans or larger grants
3 weeks + a follow-up session
MODALITIES / WEEK
Theory (1 h) - recorded videos
Live group sessions (1,5 h) - live on Zoom
Workbook exercises (1 h) - downloadable pdf with instructions, templates, and hands-on exercises. The course includes an e-book on business modeling for social businesses, check-lists for investor presentations, as well as templates for financial models on request.
You will be more clear about the best options for funding your business.
320 USD + VAT
DELIVERED IN PARTNERSHIP WITH
NEXT COHORT STARTS ON APRIL 21, 2021
Live group sessions on April 21, April 28 and May 5th 17-18.30 CET
If these dates and times don't fit into your schedule, please reach out and request a new date.
How much time is required?
2-3 hours per week. Around 1,5 h for the live sessions + time to watch videos and dig into the workbook, and to support your peers. Beyond that, it is up to you.
Are there any technical requirements?
You’ll need to have access to a good internet connection, and a quiet space for the live sessions.
Is the course material available after the Booster Program has ended?
The course material is available for 2 months after the program has ended. After that, you still have free access to the online community for support and continued learning.
Are the group sessions recorded, in case I cannot join?
Yes, they are recorded and available. However, watching a recording will not fully replace the experience of participating.
Can I attend the Booster Program even if I can’t make it to the weekly sessions?
We don't recommend participating in the course if you can't make it to the sessions. Making time and space during these weeks will help you to get the most out of the program.
Can I participate even though I don't yet have any investors or funders?
Of course! We have participants in all stages of their business journeys.
Do I get a certificate upon completion?
Yes, if you complete all parts of the course, you will receive a certificate.
What are your Terms of service?
You'll find them here.
I just want to ask my questions to a real person..
Of course, we get that! Reach out to us and we'll set up a time to talk in person.