Raising Capital: Credit Tech, Coin Offerings, and Crowdfunding Course - University of Michigan

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Learn how technology is transforming raising capital for business with the University of Michigan's innovative financing course.

Consider the benefits and challenges of disruptive capital-raising technology

Advances in technology have both systematized and democratized consumers’ and business’ access to capital. On this course, you will explore the ways in which technology has transformed access to consumer credit and access to seed capital for business projects.

You will examine disruptive technologies in credit scoring, raising capital through tokenization, and the evolution of crowdfunding for both debt and equity financing.

You will also learn how to differentiate between crypto-based capital-raising models.

What topics will you cover?

  • Introduction to Fintech
  • Introduction to CreditTech
  • Crowdfunding & ICOS
  • Smart Banking: FinTech Banks & Banking-as-Service

When would you like to start?

Most FutureLearn courses run multiple times. Every run of a course has a set start date but you can join it and work through it after it starts.

  • Available now

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to:

  • Calculate a logistic regression.
  • Identify the advantages and disadvantages of crowd-sourced lending.
  • Identify the key ingredients of a credit scoring algorithm.
  • Compare crypto-based capital-raising models.

Who is the course for?

This course is designed for anyone interested in understanding cutting edge financial technologies.

This course will be of particular interest to learners with a background in finance, development, or business leadership and learning how to develop and use new financial technologies in their own context.

Who developed the course?

University of Michigan

As the #1 public research university in the United States, U-M has been a leader in research, learning, and teaching for more than 200 years, with 102 Grad programs in the top 10 — U.S. News & World Report (2019).

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Last updated Sep 2020

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