This Venture Debt course explores key concepts for venture debt lenders. These lenders target companies in early growth stages that are considered too risky for traditional lending institutions. Venture debt lenders are uniquely positioned to help these companies achieve their goals while earning a lucrative return, creating a win-win scenario for both parties.
To lend to early-stage companies, venture debt lenders must consider different factors that are unique to this space. This course will dive into topics such as the early enterprise lifecycle, use cases for venture debt, the funding process, the use of warrants, and key venture analysis metrics before introducing and working through a venture debt risk rating model and an example term sheet.
Upon completing this course, you will be able to:
CFI's Commercial Banking & Credit Analyst (CBCA)™ Program offers skills including credit evaluation, documentation, and review procedures. From beginners to advanced users, the CBCA® program is designed to help you become a world-class commercial banker or credit analyst.
This Venture Debt course is suited for current and aspiring lending professionals, including credit analysts that are interested in the venture debt space. Commercial lenders and analysts can work for many different types of financial services firms, and it’s important to understand the tools available to support a variety of different borrowers. This course will prepare you with the knowledge you need to identify and apply alternative financing strategies.
6 courses from beginner to intermediate level.01 Optional
16 courses from beginner to intermediate level.02 Required
13 courses in advanced and intermediate levels.03 Required
Submit your CBCA™ checklist and order your certificate.04 Required
Get access to the Global Corporate Finance Society.05 Optional
Commercial Banking & Credit Analyst (CBCA)™ courses are offered 100% online, allowing you the flexibility to start the Commercial Banking & Credit Analyst (CBCA)™ program anytime and learn when it’s most convenient for you.
The program is a part of the All Access Subscription, which includes all programs and courses.
CFI courses are designed by instructors with over 21 years of financial analyst training experience.