Capital Raise Series

Part III Closing The Deal – online course

Core Subject : Sustainable finance

Difficulty : Foundational

Length : Approximately 2-3 hours

Structure :

  • Self-guided course
  • Readings
  • Assessments
  • IIX Institute digital credential

Course Access Period : 90 days

Price : $35

Group rates available.

Contact : for more info.


Raising capital is one thing, closing the deal is another.  And while the process is difficult, it is one of the most critical points in the capital raise process. Having closed over 75 deals and unlocking nearly US$300 million in investment capital and follow-on investments, this course shares the exclusive insights and key tips from IIX’s +12 years of experience with impact enterprises to ensure your closing is efficient.

In the final part of the Capital Raise Series, learn about:

  • The transaction process necessary to close a round of fundraising and how to avoid the most common mistakes in capital raise
  • How to understand your investor and maintain a positive relationship
  • Real-world case studies of successful capital raise of high-impact enterprises in Asia

This is Part III of a three-part series that supports impact enterprises and entrepreneurs through the capital raise process. Click here to explore Part I and Part II of the course series.

Who should enroll?

  • Entrepreneurs wanting to best navigate the impact investment space effectively and gain the know-how to scale their business
  • Early Career Investors as well as experienced financial professionals eager to learn about the capital raise process unique to impact investing
  • Corporate professionals, foundations & non-profits interested in gaining a foundational understanding of capital raise to effectively participate in the rapidly growing impact investing space

Key Benefits

Renowned Instructors

Learn from the most recognized innovators in the space

Immediate Applicability

Jumpstart your career in sustainability and discover new answers to old problems

Online, Self-Guided Course

Learn anytime, anywhere with unimitated access for 90 days

IIX Institute digital credential

Earn a verified digital credential from the IIX Institute that can be used as evidence of knowledge acquired

Course Structure

Lecture Videos

Take part in self-guided, on-demand courses


Supplementary reading material to broaden your understanding


Modules quizzes and a final assessment to evaluate your learning journey


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

Capital Raise Case Studies


Professor Robert Kraybill

CIO and Managing Director, Impact Investment Exchange (IIX)

Prof. Robert Kraybill has over 20 years in the traditional capital markets as an advisor and investor, where he was the previous head of Asian private equity for Marathon Asset Management and ex-head of investment banking, Asia ex-Japan, for Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein. Kraybill began his career at Morgan Stanley and Credit Suisse. Prof. Kraybill leads all of IIX’s portfolio management activities, notably the launch of IIX’s first Women’s Livelihood Bond™ and is leading the team developing the $150 million Women’s Livelihood Bond™ Series and the Women’s Catalyst Fund™. Prof. Kraybill has also lectured on M&A as an Adjunct Professor at the Singapore Management University (SMU). Prof. Kraybill received his B.A. magna cum laude from Princeton University and his J.D. summa cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania.


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