This course gives a broad overview and understanding of the steps and documents needed to raise funds for a business venture.


What you will cover?


Module 1.  Assessing your investment potential 
  • The team – Building the team that are far in vision and strong in execution
  • Barriers – Developing the business concept that is hard for someone to replicate
  • Scale – Bringing technology into your product so that it can scale fast later on 
  • The product – Developing the product that solve a real problem  
  • Market – Understand your niche market to grow properly

Module 2.  Six basic ways to raise funds 
  • Friends, family and contacts
  • Angel investing
  • Venture capital 
  • Crowdfunding 
  • Loans and grants
Module 3.  Preparing for fund raising 
  • Do your home work and create stories for your business.
  • Get your metrics right 
  • Investors don’t invest in your start-up. They invest in your team!
  • Button up your intellectual property
  • Identify a target list of investors and start building relationships
Module 4.  Developing the business case framework
  • Understanding a business case
  • The purpose of your business case
  • 6D framework to develop your business case
  • Elements of a business case
  • The case studies 
Module 5.  Structuring the "Pitch" deck 
  • What is a pitch deck?
  • What should be in an investor deck?
  • Structuring you deck to win
  • Frequent questions from investors
  • Pitch deck examples from successful start-ups
Module 6.  The Business Proposal structure 
  • What’s a business proposal structure?
  • What’s different between a business proposal and pitch deck?
  • Structuring your business proposal 
  • Business proposal examples from different start-ups
Who is the coach?

David Wells M.Bus (IIBA) is an Entrepreneur and founder of 7 companies over the last 4 decades. He now works with, Entrepreneurs, Businesses and Industry groups, enabling them to become investment ready or commercialise their ideas or prototypes but struggle with capturing clarity and direction, raising investment funds or structuring their businesses so that they can grow and be more profitable.” He does  this by gaining an understanding of his client's problems and goals, analysing their needs, facilitating solutions, and devising implementation strategies for the solutions, driving organisational change and facilitating stakeholder collaboration with the objective of reversing negative growth, enabling them to become investment ready and have a robust and well constructed business by developing clear and achievable Strategic and Operational plans.


Which teaching method to be applied? 


eClasses (Online coaching) eConversations (Live instructor training)
6 weeks: 30 hours 
6 weeks: 12 hours 


IBI Blended eLearning were designed to achieve a good balance within group learning and real time discussion, self-study and interactive learning which is conducted by competence based teachers and experts to completely replace classroom training.



IBI Online Teaching Method | Explanation Video




eClasses (Online coaching) eConversations (Live instructor training)
7 weeks: 35 hours 


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