Venture Capital is a driving force behind entrepreneurship and innovation. It fuels the economy, creates growth opportunities for companies large and small and it funds the
Venture Capital is a driving force behind entrepreneurship and innovation. It fuels the economy, creates growth opportunities for companies large and small and it funds the business development strategies of major corporations.
But while Venture Capital is an integral part of the global economy – the unique inner workings of venture capital firms and their processes are a well-guarded secret.
The Venture Capital Executive Program is essential for experienced investors, corporate executives and serious entrepreneurs that not only want an exclusive window into this ever-changing industry but also want to gain insider tips on how to succeed with Venture Capital firms.
No other program gives you the access, the interaction and the 1:1 networking opportunities with key industry leaders and innovators than the Venture Capital Executive Program at the UC Berkeley Executive Education. And where better than to get an exclusive window into the dynamics of the most successful venture capital firms than the world’s premier innovative cluster: Silicon Valley?
Guided by Berkeley Haas faculty member and former entrepreneur and venture capitalist Jerry Engel, the Venture Capital Executive Program provides a comprehensive overview of the venture capital investing cycle from opportunity assessment, valuation, deal structuring and corporate governance to harvesting investments.
Over the course of this incredible five-day program, you’ll hear presentations and panel discussions from over 20+ top Venture Capital investors. Previous panelists represented top firms such as:
First Round Capital / Kleiner, Perkins / Battery Ventures / 500 Startups / Foundation Capital / Monitor Ventures / Mayfield Fund / Google Ventures / True Ventures / Norwest / M34 Capital / Citi Ventures / Bootstrap Labs / Bee Partners / Lightspeed / Alphabet / Rockport / Newbury / Artiman Venture / Sequoia Capital / Onset Ventures / Top Tier Capital / X Fund
These lively and interactive discussions provide insights on the latest practices and trends in the start-up world. Core topics include:
- Silicon Valley Venture Economy
- Innovation Through New Venture Creation
- Deal Structure, Terms and Due Diligence
- VC Economics and Career Decisions
- Achieving Liquidity and Accelerating Returns
Venture Capital accessibility and availability are keys to economic growth. The Venture Capital Executive Program gives you unprecedented access to learn from the inside out.
september 16 (Monday) - 20 (Friday) PT