How to Raise Money for Your Tech Startup

with Francisco "Paco" Sandejas, Ph.D.



COURSE TYPE Self-paced
CATEGORY Professional Development

Mark Zuckerberg's Facebook, Steve Jobs's Apple, and Elon Musk's SpaceX all started the same way---as a tech startup. And with the success that their tech companies have now and the impact they've contributed to this generation, many are inspired to be like them. Question is, where do we begin with starting a start up?

In this course, Dr. Paco Sandejas, a technopreneur and Stanford-educated scientist, shares practical tips and tricks to help you start your own start up from planning your business, setting up your team, securing financial resources and scaling your business for exponential growth.

What you'll get

  • Certificate of Participation
  • Exclusive access to learning materials 
  • Exclusive access to assignments, activities, and forums 
  • Course Assessments

At the end of course, you will be able to

  • Understand fundamental key concepts about entrepreneurship and building a tech startup
  • Recognize success factors to follow to grow a business
  • Know various financial resources and how to raise funds to expand and scale your business
  • Get tips on how to become a great tech startup entrepreneur yourself

Who should take this course

  • Professionals
  • Students
  • Technopreneurs
  • Individuals who are interested in Tech Startups 

Picture of Francisco "Paco" Sandejas, Ph.D.

Francisco "Paco" Sandejas, Ph.D.
CEO and Co-Founder
Xepto Education

Paco is a Stanford-educated engineer, inventor, and technopreneur. He co-invented the Grating Light Valve, one of Stanford’s top IP money makers. He founded Xepto Education in 2009 as a response to the growing need of the Philippine education system to be technologically-enabled.

He is a successful serial entrepreneur on his 4th startup and also the Philippines' First Technology Focused Venture Capitalist, having started Narra Ventures in 2001.

He supports the nation’s academic sector by taking on the role of the trustee of the Philippine Development Foundation, a nonprofit organization that accelerates science and technology for national development, and co-founder of the Brain Gain Network, a global organization of professionals, entrepreneurs, and investors seeking to enrich science and technology, entrepreneurship, and education in the Philippines.

He also founded and chairs Stratpoint Technologies, Inc., one of Southeast Asia’s top software consulting firms delivering Enterprise-level Digital Transformation,  and Narra Technologies, a venture management and advisory group that invested in over 40 high-technology companies.