Financing a Startup

Flywheel Coworking is pleased to offer “Financing a Startup” featuring Flywheel Co-Founder Peter Marsh, Launch Greensboro Director Lou Anne Flanders-Stec and Jon Spinney, CEO and CoFounder of Malartu, a North Carolina based business intelligence/analytics platform.

This course will provide an overview of what every founder needs to know about financing options, setting financial milestones and attracting investor capital. Learn how to get your startup investor-ready and what investors expect at seed and later stages of development. This course is a continuation of the popular “How to Start a Startup” series.

Class Format and Schedule

The course is offered in both an instructor led version and an online version. The instructor led versions will begin on June 12, 2019 and continue for 6 sessions through July 24 each Wednesday from 6-8pm. The first hour of each session will consist of lecture and discussion followed by individual assistance. The online only course can be taken at any time. Participants in both versions will have online access at all times. The instructor led sessions will take place at Flywheel Coworking in Winston Salem. You can sign up in the enrollment sections below.


Lou Anne Flanders-Stec
Winston Salem

Lou Anne Flanders-Stec is the EVP of Entrepreneurship at Launch Greensboro providing training, education, mentorship, space, and capital for local entrepreneurs. She has worked with entrepreneurs in non-profits, private business and academia. Lou Anne has developed programming and services to support entrepreneurs or has assisted with funding.

Peter Marsh
Winston Salem

Peter is a founding Member of Flywheel Coworking, a coworking innovation space for entrepreneurs and start-ups. Flywheel's locations are in downtown Winston-Salem, NC in the heart of the Wake Forest Innovation Quarter and at Davidson College.

Jon Spinney
Winston Salem

Jon is a CoFounder of the North Carolina based business intelligence/analytics platform called Malartu, Irish for "Exchange". With a strong background in small business and a passion for finance, Jon offers unique insight into the needs and plans of a venture considering outside funding.

Instructor Led Enrollment

The instructor led course consists of 6 instructor led sessions and includes online access.  The student plan requires registration with a “.edu” email address. Pick your plan and enroll using the buttons below.

General Public: $99

General Public

Flywheel Members: $69


Students: $39.



Online Only Enrollment

The online only course consists online only access to the course lessons, videos, and materials. The student plan requires registration with a “.edu” email address. Pick your plan and enroll using the buttons below.

General Public Online: $49

General Public

Flywheel Members Online: $39


Students Online: $29.