Pitch your business

Investors prefer putting their money into businesses with a low-risk profile. The more risk, the higher the investors’ expectations of a financial return. Investors… read more

This module is part of the Finance your business course.
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Finance your business

The ‘Finance your business’ course is aimed at entrepreneurs who are looking to raise external capital.

In the first module you will learn how to structure your business’ financials, contracts, and other legalities. The second module unpacks how to fundraise successfully.

Each module has a number of learning resources, which include:
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Introduction: De-risking your startup

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Introduction: De-risking your startup

Introduction: De-risking your startup
Introduction: De-risking your startup

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Why investors look for traction and ‘skin in the game

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Why investors look for traction and ‘skin in the game

Why investors look for traction and ‘skin in the game
Why investors look for traction and ‘skin in the game

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Why the route to profitability is important for Africa-focused investors

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Why the route to profitability is important for Africa-focused investors

Why the route to profitability is important for Africa-focused investors
Why the route to profitability is important for Africa-focused investors

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‘Traction’ defined by a VC investor

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‘Traction’ defined by a VC investor

‘Traction’ defined by a VC investor
‘Traction’ defined by a VC investor

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How to prepare for a meeting with an investor after sharing a pitch deck

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How to prepare for a meeting with an investor after sharing a pitch deck

How to prepare for a meeting with an investor after sharing a pitch deck
How to prepare for a meeting with an investor after sharing a pitch deck

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Tips on how to reach out to investors

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Tips on how to reach out to investors

Tips on how to reach out to investors
Tips on how to reach out to investors

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