How to Fund Your Creative Business

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Learn how to raise capital for your creative business! By the end of the course, you'll have a funding strategy that suits your unique business and the skills to confidently pitch your business to investors.
Enroll now & start learning immediately
8 weeks access
Go at your own pace, online, on-demand training when you need it — $297

How to Fund Your Creative Business

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Learn how to raise capital for your creative business! By the end of the course, you'll have a funding strategy that suits your unique business and the skills to confidently pitch your business to investors.
Enroll now & start learning immediately
8 weeks access
Go at your own pace, online, on-demand training when you need it — $297
what you'll learn
syllabus
your instructor
 

How to Fund Your Creative Business

Course Starts: Immediately

Fully Online, 8 Weeks Access

Course Author: John Lynn

  • Raise capital for your creative business
  • Understand the funding journey
  • Confidently pitch your business to investors
  • Understand the role of money in your business
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Raise the Money to Amplify Your Creative Business

There’s way more to funding your business than walking into a VC’s office and giving a pitch! This course will serve as your PRACTICAL and outside-the-box guide to startup funding so you can get the capital you need for your creative business. 

By the end of this course, not only will you understand all the financing options available to you as a creative entrepreneur, you’ll also be able to develop a unique funding strategy for your business that leverages all your strengths as a creative business owner. 

You’ll master pitching and negotiation techniques that will allow you to walk into a room of investors with CONFIDENCE. And together, we’ll build decks and presentations that tell your business’s story and highlight the unique creative talent you bring to the table. 

Let’s turn the overwhelming maze of numbers, negotiations, and relationships into something you can understand and leverage at any stage in your career as a creative entrepreneur.

At a Glance

On-Demand

$297

Start Immediately

  • 8 hours of on-demand video lectures available online on any device
  • Learn from a practicing financial and funding expert
  • Learn practical, apply-immediately fundraising tips
  • Supplementary resources and workbook
  • 8 weeks access to course materials
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What you'll learn 

  • Understand the role of money in your creative business and what it can and cannot do.

  • Develop a strategy for funding. You’ll determine what kinds of funding are available to you based on your unique business model and what stage your business is at, and create a plan for engaging them.

  • Create a compelling pitch that convinces investors that your creative idea and your business are a sound investment.

  • Understand all the sources of capital available to you including VC, individual investors, companies and organizations, grants, crowdfunding, digital currency, and customer financing.

  • Learn how to approach conversations with potential investors. Develop speaking skills that allow you to pitch with confidence and maintain control of the conversation.

  • Learn networking techniques that allow you to maintain connections with potential investors.

What you'll learn 

  • Understand the role of money in your creative business and what it can and cannot do.

  • Develop a strategy for funding. You’ll determine what kinds of funding are available to you based on your unique business model and what stage your business is at, and create a plan for engaging them.

  • Create a compelling pitch that convinces investors that your creative idea and your business are a sound investment.

  • Understand all the sources of capital available to you including VC, individual investors, companies and organizations, grants, crowdfunding, digital currency, and customer financing.

  • Learn how to approach conversations with potential investors. Develop speaking skills that allow you to pitch with confidence and maintain control of the conversation.

  • Learn networking techniques that allow you to maintain connections with potential investors.

Margo D.

This John Lynn course is the best I've ever taken for any online course ever, ever. He is so clear, thorough, and thought-out in his presentations that he's the winner of online presentations. I'm so happy you picked him for our instructor. He is first class, first rate.

Brian F.

Thank you for offering this stellar class! It was incredibly helpful to me as I start my business.

Why On-Demand?

On-Demand courses are fully online and self-paced with 8 weeks access to course materials.

Fit into ANY schedule

Creatives and entrepreneurs are BUSY peopleand we get that! Traditional business training can be hard to fit in between meetings and launches, but with a Parsons Entrepreneur Academy On-Demand course, YOU set the schedule! Access course material on-the-go, on any device, and learn on your own time.

8 weeks access

Sometimes things just come up. Whether it's an unexpected opportunity (go you!) or a mad dash to get a big client project finished, one thing you DON'T need to worry about is your Parsons Entrepreneur Academy course. Because you get 8 weeks access and can go at your own pace, it’s easy to finish your lessons even when life gets busy.

The business knowledge you need WHEN you need it

Starting and running a business is an ever-shifting and evolving task. Self-directed courses give you the freedom to jump around the modules to lessons you need in your business NOW. And with 8 weeks access to course material, you can revisit lessons if you need a refresher or encounter new scenarios in your business.

Your full syllabus

Meet your instructor

Your instructor  John Lynn

A globally recognized expert and industry leader in startup accelerators, John has spoken at theWorld Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, as well as in multiple locations within China, throughout Japan, Haiti, Aruba, and the USA. His work has been published in Forbes, TechCrunch, and at the Nasdaq. 

John is the co-founder of Cela, which builds startup accelerators with the world’s most influential institutions. Corporations like Verizon, universities like Harvard, and governmental organizations like the United Nations all work with John and his team to set up their innovation and entrepreneurship programs. 

Cela has also acclaimed worldwide recognition for setting up the first-ever global summit for accelerator leaders, the Cela Summit. The Cela Summit has attracted hundreds of speakers, attendees, sponsors, and other partners inside the accelerator industry to come together, collaborate, and move innovation

entrepreneur  |  startup accelerator expert  
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8 weeks access
Go at your own pace, online, on-demand training when you need it — $297

Got questions?

Make Funding Add Up for Your Business

There are tons of investors out there just looking for a great idea like yours! Let us show you how to develop relationships with the RIGHT people who can add money into your business.

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8 weeks access
Go at your own pace, online, on-demand training when you need it — $297