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Essential Things to Know When Forming Your Startup

at General Assembly - Flatiron

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Flatiron, Manhattan
10 E 21st St 3rd Fl
Btwn Broadway & 5th Ave
New York, New York 10010
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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 20
Teacher: Aaron Holiday

Flexible Reschedule Policy: This provider has flexible, free rescheduling for any-in person workshop. Please see the cancellation policy for more details

What you'll learn in this startup fundraising training:

These workshops will provide founders and entrepreneurs with a practical understanding of the essential things to know in order to navigate through the early stage of a company's existence. Topics will include: essential components of starting a scalable company, raising capital, startup finance and creating materials for fundraising.

Topics will include: essential components of starting a scalable company, raising capital, startup finance and creating materials for fundraising. 

Takeaways:

Session I - Business Formation & Early Stage Capital
  • Idea generation and how to assess opportunities
  • Choosing legal entity
  • Deciding ownership 
  • Growing your business
  • Understanding operations
  • Considering revenue streams
  • Why do you need capital, and different sources for getting it
  • What is required for an initial raise and subsequent rounds
  • Uses of funds
  • Liquidity
Session II - Startup Finance, Pitch Books & Executive Summaries
  • Key terms (burn, run rate…)
  • Financial statement analysis
  • Bottoms up market analysis
  • Mission control assumptions
  • Creating an income statement
  • Valuing your startup
  • Cap tables & dilution
  • Balance sheet & cash flows
  • Personalized Investor Deck
  • Personalized Exec. Summary
Prereqs & Preparation: 

Students should come prepared to talk about their business or idea and to build relationships with other emerging startup founders.


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For students enrolling in 12 week part time and immersive classes, it is not recommended that you book more than one class simultaneously.

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