The Keiretsu Forum Entrepreneur Academy is a rigorous program for entrepreneurs seeking to raise capital from angel investors to grow their companies. It is designed to equip entrepreneurs with the necessary knowledge, resources and tools needed to facilitate discussions with prospective investors.
The program is divided into three six hour sessions over three days. Each session is composed of three two hour courses led by a highly experienced industry executive or professional. The material is practical, relevant and timely providing entrepreneurs with the insight and knowledge regarding current practices that are critical to their success.
Course Number Course Title
Course #1 CEO’S Roles and Responsibilities
Course #2 The Deal – Understanding Terms, Conditions and Financing Options
Course #3 Due Diligence and You
Course #4 Accounting – Setting Up Books & Financial Projections
Course #5 Protecting Intellectual Property
Course #6 Sales & Marketing
Course #7 Avoiding Incorporation, Formation & Compensation Pitfalls
Course #8 Valuation & Exit Strategies
Course #9 The Pitch
Throughout the Entrepreneur Academy program, entrepreneurs are supported by Ambassadors who are seasoned business executives that work with participants to ensure they understand the material presented and foster integration of the material into the operations of their businesses. Each Ambassador becomes the personal resource portal for the entrepreneurs with whom each works.