Cambridge Judge Business School

Financing New Ventures

Improve funding outcomes for your new business venture
The steady rise in creation of new ventures has led to an increased demand for financing by new entrepreneurs seeking knowledge to raise funding for their ventures.


Designed to help entrepreneurs overcome inherent struggles to obtain funding, this programme provides the tools and insights to:

  • Structure a project so it is more appealing to investors
  • Improve effective communication around investment merits
  • Increase efficiency in the fundraising process
  • Improve the negotiated terms of funding obtained

Apply now to be among the first to receive notification when dates are announced.

Time Commitment:
6 Weeks, 7 - 10 hours per week

Collaborative Online Learning

Coming Fall 2021

Why Study Financing New Ventures

This programme walks you through, step-by-step, how to improve your funding outcomes for your entrepreneurial project. You will learn how to structure your project so it is more investible, communicate the investment merits of your project, be more efficient in the fundraising process, and improve the terms of investments.

Learners in the programme will acquire direct experience in:

  • Developing a plan for an investable project
  • Accurately assessing the financing stage of a new venture
  • Using a framework to develop a funding roadmap for a new business based on a venture development framework
  • Identifying the right investor for a project at each development stage of the new venture
  • Developing an effective pitch deck to secure funding

How You Will Learn

Entrepreneurial Finance is an online programme built specifically for busy executives. The programme design incorporates cognitive and neuroscience research to help professionals learn faster and more efficiently through the use of AI to enhance the collaborative learning experience and build rapport among programme participants.

Future dates for this programme are to be confirmed.

What you will gain

  • Proof of knowledge though the prestigious Certificate of Completion issued by the Cambridge Judge Business School
  • A powerful professional network from building connections with a global cohort of leaders, influencers and programme participants
  • Coveted industry knowledge from market-driven curriculum designed and delivered to the standard of an elite academic institution
  • Acquisition and retention of new skills supported by an AI-driven learning platform, individual and team-based programming, and individual success coaching
  • A career-accelerating toolkit to accelerate as a future-forward leader comprised of frameworks, strategies and methodologies

Future dates for this programme are to be confirmed.

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Collaborative AI-enhanced learning

We teach executives as they work - in cross functional teams. Learners participate in interactive simulations and team projects which reinforce applied learning and enhance collaboration and complex problem solving skills. If you are looking for an individually-paced course, this programme is not for you.