Successful venture capitalists come from diverse backgrounds — journalism, banking, consulting, large tech companies, even politics.

 Marc Andreessen, Founder of A16Z, software engineer and entrepreneur at Netscape

Marc Andreessen, Founder of A16Z, software engineer and entrepreneur at Netscape

 Steve Anderson, Founder of Baseline Ventures, was a General Manager at Starbucks

Steve Anderson, Founder of Baseline Ventures, was a General Manager at Starbucks

 Theresia Gouw, Founder of Aspect Ventures: worked at Bain & Company consulting firm

Theresia Gouw, Founder of Aspect Ventures: worked at Bain & Company consulting firm

 Mary Meeker, Partner at KPCB, worked at Morgan Stanley, international financial services firm

Mary Meeker, Partner at KPCB, worked at Morgan Stanley, international financial services firm

 Michael Moritz, Partner at Sequoia Capital, was a journalist at Time Magazine

Michael Moritz, Partner at Sequoia Capital, was a journalist at Time Magazine

 Snoop Dogg, the rapper, entertainer and businessman, has also recently raised a $45-million fund

Snoop Dogg, the rapper, entertainer and businessman, has also recently raised a $45-million fund

It is true that great venture investors possess broad experience and various skills.
You can become a professional investor too. Think big — we'll provide you with the rest!

*All above mentioned venture capitalists are among the 100 top tech venture capital investors on Forbes Midas List 2016


VENTURE CAPITAL EXECUTIVE PROGRAM WAS DESIGNED TO: 

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BE ACCESSIBLE
Mastering the art of investing takes time: you cannot learn much in days. Since you likely have work to do as well, you need a program that wouldn't affect your schedule much. Access VC Academy at any time and from any place the most convenient for you.

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COVER IT ALL
Sourcing deals, reviewing pitch decks, meeting startups, and evaluating them is a critical front end of venture investing. However, there is so much more that you have to know, and we pay equal attention to the back end of the profession as well.

 

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MEET YOUR NEEDS
The goal of VC Academy is to provide you with a toolkit for investing. Not only did we build a collection of such tools for every step of your career, but you can also create your own program from stand-alone courses only on the subjects you want to learn more about.

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BE ENGAGING & FUN
Venture investing is not about theory and practice alone. Our main goal is to challenge your curiosity, train you to notice details, teach you to design different scenarios, and react adequately to a change. That is why our education is infused with different activities.

Who should enroll into VC Academy:

Next Generation Investors
Entrepreneurs considering venture funding
Angel and corporate investors
Executives at corporate M&A and business development
Economic development officials
Executives and owners of family businesses
Service providers: attorneys, accountants, consultants


Our educators — seasoned investors and professionals — gathered together to share their expertise with apprentices pursuing career in venture investing. This course provides students who have no or little industry experience with substantial knowledge, tools and skill training for working at a venture firm — or invest individually — after completion.


To make your decision easier, we have compared all existing courses on venture capital for you. We aimed to create an affordable, flexible course for studying at any location and at any time. We will guide you through truly whole world of venture investing within a realistic timeframe and on a comfortable schedule for you. We blend on-line and off-line activities for higher efficiency and customize them every session. 

  *According to publicly available syllabus of every program, as of Jul 01, 2016. 

*According to publicly available syllabus of every program, as of Jul 01, 2016. 

VC Academy is a not-for-profit initiative that is reflected in its low subscription price. Our goal is to collect the most essential information, knowledge and cases in one place, thus, contributing to the development of the global investment industry. We truly hope that our students will bring new models to the market and better returns to investors.