Raising money from investors

Supercharge your fundraising journey and excel in your investor game. Learn how to perfect important documents and select the right valuation method for your startup. Create your investment teaser fast with a proven template. Improve your fundraising skills with valuable insights and strategies.
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Approximately to complete 

12 hours

FREE investor readiness check

Explain your investment opportunity in a structure reflecting investors’ needs. Be concise and cover all relevant aspects of your business with the template.

In the course you get:


Learn where your company currently is and how to evaluate it with valuation calculators included in the course.

Result interpretation 

Once you have done your valuation exercise, you get different results which are probably overlapping to a certain extent. Learn how to understand them.

Investment teaser

Addressing the right potential investors with a well written and self-explanatory investment proposal is the key for getting an invitation for a first meeting.

Real life example

Read about the teaser, I worked with my customer CleanTech. It is a combination of good headlines and clear investor-language that concentrates on the stuff investors are interested about.
What makes you a perfect match

Who is this course for?



As an early-stage startup founder you want to raise funds from investors and need to be prepared for upcoming meetings. Before you start the process, you would like to understand the process itself, when to release which information, what to prepare and how to approach investors.
As a CEO or CFO of an innovative SME you would like to get a strategic investor on board and need to be prepared for upcoming meetings. Before you start the process, you would like to understand the process itself, when to release which information, what to prepare and how to approach strategic investors.
What makes us different

What you will get out of this course and why is it for you?

By participating in this course, you will gain insights and strategies that will empower you to confidently engage with potential investors. You will be able to showcase your company's potential for growth and secure the necessary funding to take your business to the next level.
How and when to start fundraising
Fundraising process from your and the investor’s point of view
How investors think and decide
Which documents to prepare and when to share them
How to calculate and challenge your company valuation
Due diligence elements
Overview of the investor landscape: Which investors to approach and how to rank them

templates & Tools to use



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Learn how to perfect key documents and choose the right valuation method for your startup, how to create an investment teaser and your fundraising skills.
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You said about this course...

Thank you, Petra, for great insights on the investor readiness topic!

Alona Belinska

We really appreciate the great help and tips we received during Investor training. The valuable feedback and hands-on approach gave us a clear picture, what activities are most important for us and how to execute them!

Oliver Sögel

Petra Wolkenstein has supported and consulted us in several phases in a very professional way. Working together has been excellent when looking for new investors. She matched us with qualitatively valuable and very suitable investors. Her cross-border investor network is truly extensive. Many thanks for your excellent and proactive support!

Valentin Jilch

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Meet your trainer

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Petra Wolkenstein

Tech Corporate Finance and Strategy Expert; CEO of Konsultori
Petra is a highly accomplished professional with a wealth of experience in strategy and driving business growth. She specializes in providing strategic guidance and expertise in the areas of strategy, M&A, and growth. Petra herself is also an Investor and General Partner for Africa Startup Wise Guys, actively supporting and nurturing innovative startups in Africa.

With ten years of hands-on experience working with startups and investors, Petra has successfully led funding rounds and sales in diverse industries such as cybersecurity (Whalebone), eCommerce, and HealthTech. Petra’s extensive expertise, coupled with her proven ability to drive growth and navigate complex business landscapes, make her a valuable asset in the fields of strategy, M&A, and business development.