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Venture Capital

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  • What you'll learn
  • What is a Virtual Classroom
  • Prerequisites
  • What you'll learn
  • Early-stage businesses need capital and investment to allow them to initiate sales and grow. Venture capital, a form of private equity, is a form of financing that investors provide to such businesses that they believe to have long-term potential.

    The session begins with an overview of the market before exploring how a Venture Capital fund works and how this impacts the structure of the investments made.

    To understand the investment opportunity different forecasting and valuation methods are explored before the different funding rounds are modelled. The session concludes with the preparation of capitalization tables and investor returns.

    Key topics:

    • Overview
    • Venture capital fund dynamics and fees
    • Typical deal structure and terms
      • Convertible notes
      • Convertible preferred stock
      • Option pool
    • Forecasting early-stage companies
      • Top-down
      • Bottom-up
    • Early-stage company valuation
      • Seed phase valuation methodologies
        • Berkus method
        • Scorecard method
        • Risk factor summation method
      • Growth and scale-up phase valuation methodologies
        • Venture capital method
        • Comparable company analysis
        • First Chicago method
        • Discounted cash flow
      • Funding rounds modeling
        • Series A, B and C analysis
        • Pre and post-money valuation
    • Capitalization tables
    • Venture capital returns and exit
      • What is a Virtual Classroom
      • Virtual Classroom training is a new and highly engaging way of delivering programs remotely with enhanced levels of interactivity compared to conventional webinars. In AMT’s Virtual Classroom participants are encouraged to activate their own webcams and mics throughout the class allowing for real-time engagement, both verbal and non-verbal, with fellow participants and their trainer. Participants can also share their screens to get instant assistance in any technical exercise; just like asking the trainer to walk over and help in the classroom! We have seen a step-change in participant engagement with this new technology. The trainer’s ability to see a selection of their participants’ faces in real-time, and to react to their verbal and non-verbal cues creates a remarkably realistic classroom-like experience. 

      • Prerequisites
      • We recommend delegates have a solid understanding of financial statement analysis (balance sheet, income statement and cash flow) and financial modeling skills.

                Pre-Requisites

                Who should attend?

                New hires who have joined the firm late and missed the in-house program

                Individuals looking to fill a knowledge gap

                Experienced bankers looking to refresh their technical skills

                Teams employed in financial strategy roles from non-banking corporations

                Graduates preparing to interview for a role in the finance sector

                Students at business school and looking for a career in finance

                What to use

                You need to use a Windows-based laptop for the training with Excel and Adobe installed on your system to access your course files. Our teaching materials are designed for PCs and not MAC based systems. Download details for the necessary files will be emailed a few days before the course. You can use any version of MS Excel in class. Please inform us of your Excel version when booking your course.

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