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Blue Flat & Minimalist Academic Summit E

Venture Capital & Private Equity Foundation Course

Designed to assist

  • entrepreneurs in raising capital

  • investors to invest in the right startups

  • professionals to accelerate their careers in VC & PE

Upcoming Batch Starts January 9, 2021

Blue Flat & Minimalist Academic Summit E

About This Program

Private Equity and Venture Capital are the most lucrative and high-paying career opportunities within the finance industry. However, very few manage to land these super dream job roles. The entry barrier being - knowledge, knowledge & knowledge!

The core skill set one needs for building a career in this segment is a comprehensive understanding of business analytics, core finance, law, compliance combined with practical use cases, and case studies.

This 7-week course is designed to master this skill set with the following take-aways:

  • A holistic perspective on equity financing

  • Know key terminologies, trends, processes & industry players

  • Understanding the implications of deal structures and terms

  • Explore career opportunities in private equity and venture capital finance

About this Program

Key Course Modules

Early stage investment landscape

  • Sources of Capital

  • Key Terminologies

  • Lucrative Funding Opportunities

  • Evolving Venture Capital Ecosystem


Valuations Techniques

  • Capitalization Table

  • Mathematics of Valuations

  • Different Methods of Valuations

Deal structuring & investment instruments

  • Straight Equity

  • CCPS and CCD

  • Venture Debt Financing

  • i-Safe notes

Due diligence, Term Sheet and SHA

  • Stages in Venture Capital Investments

  •  Terms and Rights

  • Due Diligence Process

Exits and Exit 


  • Right exit options

  • IPO

  • Exit through Secondary Sale

  • Strategic Mergers & Acquisitions

Cash flows and


  • PnL and Balancesheet

  • Working Capital

  • Cash Flows

  • Financial Modelling

  • Financial Sustainability Factors

Detailed Curriculum

Week 04 | End--to-End Funding Process

  • Financial due diligence

  • Legal due diligence

  • Structuring and negotiating term sheet

  • Pre-emptive right, Anti-dilution, Liquidation, Exit Right, Drag Along, Put Option & Tag Along, Affirmative Rights, Condition Precedent, SHA & SSA (Indemnity) 

Week 05 | Exit Strategies

  • IPO

  • Secondary Sale

  • Strategic Exit Option - Case Study on Flipkart. What would have been a possible fate of the company had it continued as a private ownership or opted for an IPO instead of being strategically acquired by Walmart? 

Week 06 | Business Plans

  • How to impactfully convey the value proposition through a captivating narrative? 

  • Do’s and Don’ts of a pitch

  • Identifying relevant investors

  • Correct approach to investors

  • Delivering a powerful pitch

Week 07 | 3 Statement Financial Models

  • Understanding PnL

  • Balance Sheet and Cash Flows

  • Projecting your PnL and Balance Sheet

  • How to calculate the amount of capital required to be raised

  • Working Capital: The most significant aspect in entrepreneurial finance

  • Creating a finance model

  • Break even, financial sustainability, runway and burn rate calculations 

Week 01 | Early Stage Investment Landscape

  • Do you speak the language of venture capital? 

  • Sources of Capital for early stage ventures - VC Funds​ Angel Investors, Incubators, Crowd Funding, Debt Financing

  • What do investors look for in a venture? 

Week 02 | Understanding Valuations

  • Understanding capitalization table 

  • Valuations in public markets

  • Why public market valuation methods do not work in early stage ventures

  • Pre and Post Money Valuations

  • Methods of valuing startups Valuing the inputs, Transaction comparable, Trading comparable, Discounting for time and risk for some future estimate value, Multiple of earnings

Week 03 | Deal Structuring & Investment Instruments

  • Straight Equity and CCPS

  • Compulsory Convertible Debentures - iSafe Notes

  • Structuring transactions to make future rounds simpler

  • Case Study on deal structuring and implementing case specific investment 

Key Outcomes

Master practical finance methodologies used in PE & VC

Build the skill-set required for a high analytical job role like PE & VC

360 degree perspective into VC investments

Build a professional network

Understand how to invest in companies

Who Will Benefit

Entrepreneurs looking to raise capital for their startups

Investors looking to invest in quality startups & maximise returns

Graduate Professionals looking to accelerate career growth in
Private Equity Finance & Venture Capital

Past Programs

CIIE, IIM Ahmedabad
CIIE, IIM Ahmedabad
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IIT Mandi
IIT Mandi
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VC PE foundation Course

Foundation Course in Venture Capital & Private Equity


7 weeks




16+ hours

Starting Date

Jan 2, 2021


INR 20,000 + GST

Registration, Payment & Cancellation Policy

  • Cancellations received up to 7 business days prior to the date of training will not be charged the course fee.

  • Cancellations within 7 business days prior to the training date, and in no-show up the case, registrants liable to pay the full amount.

  • Substitutions within a company are permitted, requests must be submitted through email.

  • IAVC reserves the right to amend content, expert(s), venue, and date(s) of the training program.

  • In case of training cancellation, participants will be refunded the course fee in full.

  • IAVC shall not be liable for any direct or indirect damages that may be incurred due to a cancellation.

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Bombay Stock Exchange,

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