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Startup Valuation Methods

Entrepreneurial Finance: Strategy and Innovation,

How do different types of investors think about an investment opportunity? What kind of securities and contracts do they offer? How should a company decide what is a "good deal"? This course is designed to introduce you to the challenges and pitfalls of financing new enterprises. You will learn the basic tools for valuating companies, including using discounted cashflow analysis in Excel and understanding how to apply this model to your entrepreneurial venture. You will then learn how valuation works with different types of securities that investors use to finance startups, from bank loans to venture capital to angel investing.
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Rating 4.5 based on 6 ratings
Length 5 weeks
Starts Nov 7 (4 weeks ago)
Cost $49
From Duke University via Coursera
Instructors Manuel Adelino, David Robinson
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Language English
Subjects Business
Tags Business Entrepreneurship Finance

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every respect that matters

David Robinson, who handles the "meat" of the course in weeks 3 and 4 was absolutely dreadful in every respect that matters in a mastery-oriented online course (in which there is no peer community with which to collectively cover for poor instruction).

fourth week on anti-dilution

On a quiz for the fourth week on Anti-Dilution presents a question without reference to a specific scenario, so it is impossible to complete without guessing.

limited math skills or

Excellent course for people with limited math skills or little experience with startup valuation methods.

by manuel adelino

I'm only giving this course 3 stars because of the excellent teaching in weeks 1 and 2 by Manuel Adelino, who is an excellent and thorough instructor.

my professional life

I instantly was putting the techniques to work in my professional life.

professors speak clearly

The professors speak clearly, so they are easy to understand.

more in-depth explanation

I had to search on Google for a more in-depth explanation of some valuation methods.

simply expect more

I simply expect more from Duke, no matter how much or how little I'm paying, and may not complete this specialization as a result of the time wasted in compensating for the instructor's shortcomings.

anti-dilution presents

basically said

Basically said, "go figure it out yourself."

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Some formulas are not explained in detail, which means some quiz exercises are difficult to make.

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Rating 4.5 based on 6 ratings
Length 5 weeks
Starts Nov 7 (4 weeks ago)
Cost $49
From Duke University via Coursera
Instructors Manuel Adelino, David Robinson
Download Videos On all desktop and mobile devices
Language English
Subjects Business
Tags Business Entrepreneurship Finance

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