Online certificate course details
Now accepting applications for September 2019
Who should apply?
Entrepreneurs, angel investors, VCs, fund managers, attorneys and anyone else looking to unlock their venture finance skills.
From the comfort of your own home or office. Participants will be able to complete the majority of the requirements (approximately 20 hours of content) for the online course on their own schedule. Certain aspects of the course, including office hours and group discussions, will require the participants to coordinate scheduling with instructors and/or other participants.
Online course participants also have exclusive access to monthly Lunch & Learn webinars focusing on a range of important industry topics with expert insights and Q&A. For a preview, watch the May 2019 Lunch & Learn with Beezer Clarkson, Managing Director of Sapphire Ventures, and Lisa Edgar, Managing Director of Top Tier Capital Partners.
Tuition for Fall 2019 will be $1500 per participant. Scholarships are available (details in the application).
Please contact us for details on group rates. Berkeley alumni and NVCA members will receive a 20% discount on their tuition. Each participant who successfully completes the requirements of the course will receive a certificate of completion.
Note that the inaugural tuition of $1000 will be honored for those who submitted their applications before the initial deadline.
The team will begin reviewing Fall 2019 applications after the July 26 scholarship deadline. The first round of invitations to register for the general and scholarship applications will be sent the week of August 5.
Selected participants will be able to access course lectures and materials beginning September 3, 2019.
Instructors and Guest Speakers
VC University incorporates lectures and interviews with faculty from the University of California, Berkeley, executives from the National Venture Capital Association, and leading venture capitalists.