New Venture Finance: Startup Funding for Entrepreneurs

Provided by: Coursera

This course is for aspiring or active entrepreneurs who wants to understand how to secure funding for their company. This course will demystify key financing concepts to give entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs a guide to secure funding.

Course Objectives:

  • To examine the many financing options available to get your new venture funded. Learn the basics of finance, Develop an understanding of how to develop winning investor pitches, who and when to pitch, how to avoid common mistakes that limit the effectiveness of the pitch.

Recommended Background

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

Course ID


Skill Focus

Smart Business


University of Maryland, College Park

Employee Type

Leadership, Change leaders, New Applicants

Method of Delivery


Estimated Effort

18 hrs


$ 39/month

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