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Venture Deals

Kauffman Fellows Academy and Techstars via NovoEd

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This unique course demystifies venture capital deals and startup financing to give both first-time and experienced entrepreneurs a definitive guide to secure funding. Taught by renowned venture capitalists Brad Feld and Jason Mendelson, partners at the Foundry Group and authors of Venture Deals, the course reveals the secrets behind how venture financings really work. Feld, a well-known speaker and author of several books in the Startup Revolution series, began financing technology startups in the early 1990s, first as an angel and later as an institutional investor.

In the class forums, you will have exclusive opportunities to ask Brad Feld detailed questions about specific investment strategies. In addition, you can engage Feld and Mendelson and other celebrated investors in live video chats held during the seven week course. You will be making connections and collaborating with an international network of entrepreneurs and classmates, learning strategies that will help you take your pitch or deal to the next level. Whether you're looking for financing for your venture, or looking to fund an entrepreneur, you'll get smarter about the process by taking Venture Deals.

Taught by

Brad Feld


5.0 rating, based on 4 Class Central reviews

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  • Ryan Diebel completed this course, spending 5 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be medium.

    Great course by amazing instructors.
    Taking it for the second time to review the material and learn even more.

    Thank you Brad and Jason,

    Ryan Diebel
  • Anonymous

    Anonymous is taking this course right now.

    Well thought out content. Just the right amount of homework for it not to be too overwhelming. Interesting presentation. Highly recommend as a 101 course for aspiring VCs / entrepreneurs.
  • Ivan
    Great course if you want to learn more about how to deal with investors when negotiation a financing round. It covers both simple and complex topics that combined help you craft your best deal. I suggest buying the venture Deals book to use during the course.
  • Anonymous
    Amazing! Can't ask for anything to be better.

    Fantastic teachers and course.

    I've been looking for something of this quality for years.

    I've read Venture Deals and this is just the perfect course to follow it

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