Module 7: Introduction
Within the range of equity and debt financing options are myriad structures, including convertible preferred shares, convertible notes, and revenue sharing debt as an equity alternative. This module will cover the convertible note controversy – why some prominent Series A investors don’t like them – and feature investors and others from the African ecosystem familiar with the investment structures of recent financings.
a. Preferred shares
b. Convertible notes
c. Alternative structures
2. Which is right for your company?
Outcome: Companies will gain a more in depth understanding of what types of growth financing structures are available and appropriate to them. Working with mentors, companies can make sure their fundraising ask is a match to what investors are seeking.