VC University LIVE at UNC Agenda

June 14-16, 2021

Get practical training on venture finance for entrepreneurs, investors, attorneys, and anyone else interested in emerging company finance.

Day 1 - June 14, 2021

  • 1:00 PM ET — Welcome Remarks by Venture Forward/NVCA, UC Berkeley and UNC Eship
  • 1:05 PM ET — Welcome Icebreaker
  • 1:15 PM ET — Welcome Fireside Chat & Q&A with Rodney Sampson (OHUB)
  • 1:50 PM ET — Deal Lab: Venture Capital Terms & Processes with Adam Sterling ( Berkeley Center for Law and Business)
  • 2:40 PM ET — Break
  • 2:50 PM ET — Deal Lab: Term Sheets & Cap Table Modeling (Pt. 1)
  • 3:40 PM ET — Deal Lab: Term Sheets & Cap Table Modeling (Pt. 2)
  • 4:25 PM ET — Break
  • 4:30 PM ET — Case Study Sessions
    • Track I: Healthcare
    • Track II: Tech Software with John Hayes (RewardStock) and Tim McLoughlin (Cofounders Capital)
  • 5:25 PM ET — Closeout End of Day

Day 2 - June 15, 2021

  • 1:00 PM ET — Welcome Remarks by Venture Forward/NVCA, UC Berkeley and UNC Eship
  • 1:05 PM ET — Panel Discussion on Current Trends of Venture Capital with Art Pappas (Pappas Capital) and Clara Sieg (Revolution)
  • 1:50 PM ET — Q&A about Current Trends Panel
  • 2:05 PM ET — Break
  • 2:15 PM ET — Panel Discussion on How to Approach More Inclusive Investment Practices with Brittany Davis (Backstage Capital), Maryam Haque (Venture Forward), Katherine Manuel (The Boom Advisory, IDEA Fund Partners), Kate Mitchell (Scale Venture Partners), and Donald Thompson (Walk West and The Diversity Movement)
  • 3:00 PM ET — Q&A about Inclusive Investment Practices
  • 3:25 PM ET — Panel Discussion on Value + Capital in Emerging Ecosystems with Bill Spruill (Global Data Consortium)
  • 4:10 PM ET — Q&A about Value + Capital in Emerging Ecosystems
  • 4:25 PM ET — Valuations Workshop
  • 5:25 PM ET — Closing Remarks
  • 5:30 PM ET — VC University LIVE Virtual Networking*

*Optional

Day 3 - June 16, 2021

  • 1:00 PM ET — Welcome Remarks by Venture Forward/NVCA, UC Berkeley, UNC Eship, and Senator Thom Tillis
  • 1:15 PM ET — Presentation on Trends in Entrepreneurship Report with Greg Brown (Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise, UNC-Chapel Hill)
  • 1:45 PM ET — Presentation on NC Alt Investment Trends with Benji Jones (Innovate Capital Law)
  • 2:30 PM ET — Q&A about NC Alt Investment Trends
  • 2:45 PM ET — Break
  • 3:00 PM ET — Ending Keynote & Fireside Chat with Bobby Franklin (NVCA) and Steve Case (Revolution)
  • 3:30 PM ET — Q&A with Bobby Franklin (NVCA) and Steve Case (Revolution)
  • 3:45 PM ET — Closing Remarks
  • Program Closes (Certificates provided after participants complete post-program survey)