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FINANCE BOOT CAMP FOR ENTREPRENEURSWe designed this course after teaching over 10,000 entrepreneurs around the world and learning that humans need interaction to effectively learn.
Boot Camp is a one-on-one mentoring session that runs for a 30 day period. The material consists of four weekly modules. We build our financial model, pitch decks, and investor lists together. During the last week we do investor outreach.
All students receive free access to Lean Finance for Startups. It is recommended that students complete Lean Finance for Startups prior to enrolling in Finance Boot Camp for Entrepreneurs. Lean Finance provides cell-by-cell instructions in creating the financial model and cap table. If you’ve already purchased Lean Finance for Startups, you may request a refund by sending a request via our Contact page.
This course includes Lean Finance for Startups.
Have a question? Send me an email and let’s talk! I’m happy to provide a 20 minute consultation to help you decide which course is best for you.
LEAN FINANCE FOR STARTUPS
Lean Finance covers everything an entrepreneur needs to know – from financial modeling to pitching investors. In this course, we walk through the financial model, cell-by-cell. You will also learn how to put together your company’s valuation. This course is recommended prior to enrolling in Boot Camp.
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