Entrepreneurship 4: Financing and Profitability

Provided by: Coursera

Start-ups can benefit from a wide variety of financing options on the path to profitability, but how do you know which one to choose?

Course Objectives:

  • To explore different financing models, including bootstrapping, organic growth, debt and risk capital, and also provide a clear overview of equity financing including the key types of investors.

Recommended Background

  • Recommended for the professionals who want to apply entrepreneurial thinking and methodology within their current organization or toward a new venture.

Course ID


Skill Focus

Smart Business


University of Pennsylvania

Employee Type

Leadership,Change Leaders, New Applicants

Method of Delivery


Estimated Effort

6 hrs


$ 79/month

Can audit for free (no certification); Full Financial Aid Available for Certification