Explore Alternative To Equity Fundraising

Online Learning To Understand Venture Debt & Crowd Funding

Equity fundraising may not always be the best possible financing option for your business. This is especially true for very early stage businesses and the ones which have already raised two or more rounds of equity funds. Two very popular alternatives to equity fundraising currently are Crowdfunding and Venture Debt. The science and process to opt for this fundraising techniques is unique and worth knowing to make an informed fundraising choice. This FundEnable course provides a detailed perspective on Venture Debt and Crowdfunding with relevant business examples.

What You Will Learn

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Online Learning Outcomes of Exploring Alternative To Equity Fundraising

  • Discover the alternatives to equity fundraising and make an informed investment decision

  • Understand venture debt and its impact on reduction in dilution and increased valuation in following fundraising rounds

  • Know the process of crowdfunding and how it paves way for building potential customer base and consequent investments

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • How is venture debt different from a bank loan?

    Well for starters, venture debt does not need any collateral and the company does not need to showcase a history of profitability to raise capital through venture debt.

  • What are the advantages of going for a venture debt round of funding instead of an equity round?

    The advantages are two-fold. First, the dilution in the founders shareholding is significantly lesser than a pure equity round. Second, the company will have a higher valuation in the next round. But the risks depends on your business model.

  • Is venture debt available at seed stage.

    No. Only those companies who have previously raised capital from venture capital funds (venture backed companies) can raise capital through venture debt. In majority of such cases, the companies are in Series B or higher funding rounds.

  • How does a founder pay back venture debt to the investor?

    The debt is paid back in interest only and principal plus interest payments over a predecided period of time.

  • Is crowdfunding legal in India?

    There are various types of crowdfunding. Equity crowdfunding is yet to be legalized in India. However, reward based crowdfunding is legal and is gaining a lot of popularity in recent times.

  • What are some of the most effective crowdfunding platforms for Indian businesses?

    Kickstarter and Indiegogo are the most popular among businesses in India.

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