VC University LIVE South

Presented by Startup@BerkeleyLaw, the National Venture Capital Association, and the A.B. Freeman School of Business at Tulane University.

VC University LIVE South Details

VC University LIVE South

Startup@BerkeleyLaw and NVCA launched VC University, a new educational program, with the goal of democratizing access to education on venture finance in startup ecosystems across the country. VC University LIVE takes places in emerging ecosystems across the country. The Fall 2019 LIVE program with Freeman School of Business at Tulane University will take place on September 19-21 in New Orleans.

Upcoming Deadlines

The team has started its review of the VCU LIVE South applications:

General applications are being reviewed and accepted on a rolling basis. We will close registration automatically once we hit capacity.

Scholarship applications will be reviewed after the July 29 deadline.

Thanks to Our Sponsors

And to Our Regional Academic Supporters

South — September 19-21, 2019 at the A.B. Freeman School of Business at Tulane University

Instructors and Guest Speakers

VC University incorporates lectures and interviews with faculty from the University of California, Berkeley, and Freeman School of Business, Tulane University, executives from the National Venture Capital Association, and leading venture capitalists.

Les Alexander

Visiting Lecturer in Finance‌

Tulane University

Kemal Anbarci

Vice President & Managing Executive

Chevron Technology Ventures

Chris Booker


Frist Cressey Ventures

Patrick Comer

Founder and CEO

Lucid, LLC

Jeremy Crigler

Chief Investment Officer‌

Tulane Investment Office

Frank X. Dalton


Fulcrum Equity Partners

Steven Davidoff Solomon

Professor of Law

UC Berkeley

Neil Dugal

Senior Corporate Counsel

Omidyar Network

Bobby Franklin

President and CEO

National Venture Capital Association

Jan Garfinkle

Founder and Managing Partner

Arboretum Ventures

Aziz Gilani

Managing Director

Mercury Fund

Maryam Haque

Senior VP of Industry Advancement

National Venture Capital Association

Michael Hecht

President and CEO

GNO, Inc

Peter C. Hitt



Scott James

General Counsel

Data Collective

Ted Jones


Jones Walker LLP

Scott Kupor

Managing Partner

Andreessen Horowitz

Rob Lalka

Professor of Practice and Executive Director

Albert Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Joseph Lovett

Managing Director

Louisiana Funds

Kate Mitchell

Co-Founder and Partner

Scale Venture Partners

Adair Newhall


Greenspring Associates

Neil Pai

General Counsel

F‌ounders Fund

Adam Sterling

Executive Director

Berkeley Center for Law and Business

Michael Taylor


Adams Street Partners

Lara White

Professor of Practice

A.B. Freeman School of Business

Scott T. Whittaker


Stone Pigman LLC

Eric Woo

Head of Institutional Capital


Ashley Yesayan

Vice President

Revolution LLC

Myke Yest

Professor of Practice

A.B. Freeman School of Business