Funding Your Business III: Closing the Deal​

About this Course

Having closed 75+ deals unlocking nearly US$300 million in investments, IIX has a wealth of knowledge on the capital raise process. This course provides best practices knowledge from experts on how to successfully cross the finish line securing critical funds for your business.

This is Part 3 of a 3-part series that guides impact enterprises and entrepreneurs through the capital raise process. This series shares exclusive insights and key tips from IIX’s 12+ years of experience securing funding for impact enterprises.


Managing Director, Portfolio Management and Chief Investment Officer, IIX

Learning Outcomes

  • Learn the need-to-know terms and concepts for your fundraising process
  • Understand common pitfalls in the final stages of deal-making  
  • Gain practical strategies for navigating challenges toward a successful close


  • Module 1: Exploring the Transaction Process
  • Module 2: Common Mistakes to Avoid
  • Module 3: Understanding the Investor
  • Module 4: Impact Investing for Impact Enterprises
  • Module 5: Case Studies

IIX Impact Institute Certificate

Achieve a passing grade of 70% or higher on the final exams to earn your e-certificate for completing the course. Share your accomplishment with your network!

Frequently Asked Questions

You will have 90-days of access to each course. All of our courses are self-paced. Within the 90-day period, you have full control over how quickly you want to learn or how many times you want to revisit a certain lecture or reading, even after completing all modules. 

Upon completing all modules (clicking “Mark Complete” after every module), you must complete the final quiz with a minimum score of 70% to earn a digital credential from IIX Institute. Once these conditions are met, our team will send you instructions to access your digital credential to your IIX Institute registered e-mail.

No. Your 90-day access includes the chance to retake your final quiz as many times as you need within that period. You do not have to repurchase the course or start the materials all over again!

Regardless of your current profession or experience in the impact space, you will always have a seat in the IIX Institute classroom. We encourage learners new to the field to start with courses listed under our “For Beginners” learning path. 

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Yes! We have created customized trainings for a wide array of organizations, tailoring the content and instructors to each organization’s region, unique  challenges, and opportunities. To inquire more about corporate trainings with the IIX Institute, please send us an email at with the subject “Inquiry: Corporate Training”.