Venture Capital University LIVE - SMU Agenda

Day 1

  • Welcome Remarks from NVCA, Venture Forward, and Startup@BerkeleyLaw
  • Case Study Icebreaker
  • Priced Round Term Sheet Breakdown
  • Term Sheet Group Discussion with Legal Experts from Sidley Austin & Vela Wood
  • Seed Financing Breakdown
  • Keynote and Q&A with Arlan Hamilton, Backstage Capital
  • Venture Capital Pub Trivia Team Challenge

Day 2

  • Corporate Venture Capital Today! with Sandi Knox, Sidley Austin.
  • Panel Discussion: Current Trends in Venture Capital with: Song Pak, Revolution; Dana Settle, Greycroft; Felipe Mendoza, Aristos Capital; Dave Matthews, RevTech Ventures; Seth Armstrong, Deloitte
  • NVCA Keynote with Bobby Franklin, NVCA
    • Q&A moderated by Pat Hamner, Patriot Capital
  • Case Study Sessions (concurrent tracks):
    • Track 1: Family Offices with Marc Sharpe, Texas Family Office Association; Abe Minkara, Legacy Knight; Jason Illian, Koch Disruptive Technologies
    • Track 2: VC in Gaming and eSports with Mike Bynum, Stadia Ventures
  • Inclusion Session with Joe Beard, Venture Dallas; Tiffany Ricks, HacWare; Margot Carter, Living Mountain LLC; Maryam Haque, Venture Forward

Day 3

  • LP Trends Panel with Rakesh Dahiya, SMU; Jaclyn Hester, Foundry Group
  • Negotiations Lab
  • Value + Capital in Emerging Ecosystem Panel with Jason Gulledge, StackPath; Brenda Stoner, PICKUP
  • Closing Keynote with Whitney Wolfe Herd, Bumble
    • Q&A moderated by Dana Settle, Greycroft


  • Office Hours for Cap Table Lab with Adam Sterling, BerkeleyLaw

November 12-14, 2020 (Virtual Event)