September 20 to 24, 2021

An insightful Short-term Training Program (STTP) on Investments, Fundraising, Pitching and adjacent concepts

Designed for

  • Freshers & Professionals interested in startups, banking sector, private equity/venture capital, etc
  • Startup Founders wanting to understand the in’s and out’s of the investment ecosystem
  • Students enthusiastic about startups, investments ecosystem, private equity/venture capital, and allied domains
  • Faculty Members interested in building a startup ecosystem at their campus
  • Research Scholars in the fields of management, commerce, etc.

Organised by GUSEC, Gujarat University – India’s only zero-day zero-cost startup support system & the Gujarat startup ecosystem’s pioneer startup incubation authority; in association with TiE Delhi. 

  • GUSEC, an initiative of Gujarat University, is the leading authority on startup support, innovation development and entrepreneurship awareness
  • GUSEC encourages innovation in people from all walks of life, with initiatives like the Children Innovation Festival, herSTART, STARTfest, and more.
  • GUSEC has, since its inception in 2016, supported over 310 startups, which have created over 1,844 jobs, and INR 21 crore in revenues. 

This Certificate Short Term Training Program (STTP) includes:

  • Live Lectures with domain experts and stakeholders
  • Interactions and dedicated Q/A sessions
  • Learning Resources & essential course material
  • e-Certificate to be issued by Gujarat University, GUSEC and TiE Delhi

There is a fees of ₹1500 to attend the course.

Some of the Session Trainers

Gerald Manoharan

Partner, J. Sagar Associates

Kalpana Jain

Partner, Deloitte

Vatsal Gaur

Partner, Pier Counsel

Ajay Batra

CEO, Startup Innovation Lab

Ranjana Singh

Partner, K&S Partners

Nakul Saxena

Head - Fund Strategy & Investor Relations, LetsVenture

Program Content

The certificate program would encompass the following broad topics over the course of the 5 days, to be delivered by domain experts.

  • Investment and Fundraising Basics 
    • Identifying the stage and financial requirements
    • Various Types of Investments: Angel Investment, Venture Capital, Loan, Debt
    • How to reach out to potential and relevant investors
    • Communication strategies
  • Pitching and Pitching Deck Specifics about Investment Cycle
    • Do’s and Don’ts while pitching to Investors
    • How to create a pitch deck
    • Demo Pitching in presence of Investors with Individual feedback
  • Valuation and Investment Cycle specifics
    • Techniques on valuation and negotiation
  • Term sheets and Compliances
    • What is a term sheet & understanding term sheets
    • Discussion and Q/A with investment team post-investment
    • Equity model, shareholder agreement and legal processes
  • Government Grants
    • Understanding different schemes and benefits
    • Eligibility and procedure to avail

Registration Closed

Registration for the course is now closed as of September 17, 2021


Please feel free to direct your questions to our Programs Team at the below mentioned coordinates:

Email: [email protected]
Phone: +91-79-2630-8576

Our teams usually reply to emails within 48 working hours. Our telephone lines are operational on all working days between 11 AM and 6 PM.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

How long is this course?

The program is a 5-day online course, which will help Professionals, Students, Researchers, Scholars, Faculties, Entrepreneurs & Startup Enthusiasts.

Will the sessions last all day?

No, the program has been designed to be conducted 2 hours every day between September 20 and September 24

How will I get the certificate?

After the conclusion of the program, you will receive an e-certificate on your email.

Who would conduct the training?

The sessions will be conducted by leading experts from the fields of investments, startup ecosystem and private equity.

How would the training be conducted?

The training will be conducted using an online communications platform such as Webex or its equivalent.

Is there a fee to attend this FDP?

Yes, there is a fee of Rs 1500 to attend this 5-day online course. 

What if i change my mind or cannot attend the program?

In case you cannot attend the program, you can request cancellation by writing to [email protected]. Refunds will not include transaction processing fees.

How do I pay the fees?

You can pay the fees online using a Credit Card, Debit Card, Netbanking, UPI, Wallet Payments, etc. by clicking on the “Register Now” button on this webpage i.e.

My payment has declined, what should I do?

If you are unable to pay, kindly use a different mode of payment i.e. credit card, debit card, netbanking. If the issue doesn’t get resolved, email us on [email protected] or call us at +91-79-2630-8576 during working hours.

Can I pay the fees offline?

Please email us at [email protected] or call us at +91-79-2630-8576 during working hours for offline payment options.

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