Finance
Source the Next Big Start-Up in the Education/Agriculture Industry
Village Capital offers you an opportunity to level up your financial analysis and reporting skills and learn how a VC firm identities investment opportunities
About this Menternship
Opportunity:
Village Capital helps entrepreneurs bring big ideas from vision to scale. Their mission is to reinvent the system to back future entrepreneurs. They create an ecosystem that is not dense but connected - where startup players partner and collaborate to create greater success. They have helped hundreds of businesses worldwide find the network and funds they need to succeed in their audacious growth plans!

Problem:
Every venture capital firm in the world is looking for companies with really good founders & solid business models. Thorough sectorial analysis, followed by proper due diligence of each prospect company helps them arrive at the best possible final cohort. This process is called - Deal Sourcing. It is like finding a diamond in the rough. Through, you will source 150 companies from the sectors of - K-12 Education Technology and  Agriculture for small-holding farmers and then conduct trend analysis and sectoral analysis to determine the best of them.

Deliverable:
In this menternship, you will rate and recommend 35 companies for investment, from a pool of 150 potential companies from education and agriculture sectors.
Why take up this Menternship?
On completing this Menternship, you will learn about
You will explore:
Deal sourcing
Venture capital for education/agriculture
Trend analysis

You will apply:
Financial market research 
Financial analysis
Financial decision-making

You will create:
A list of 35 recommended companies for investment by a venture capital firm in the field of K12 education and agriculture.
Expected Output
  1. Sector trend analysis - Submit a report on the different trends that characterise the sector you chose.
  2. Sub-sector Analysis Report
  3. Startup market research - An excel sheet (format provided in resource hub) filled out in the required format for 150 companies in the sector of your choice.
  4. 3 pipeline partners report
  5. Final filtered Excel sheet with your top 35 companies, along with your individual rating for each
  6. Video of Self
Source the Next Big Start-Up in the Education/Agriculture Industry
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