VC University ONLINE – Agenda

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

Day 1

  • Welcome Keynote Fireside Chat with Michael Hecht, GNO Inc., and Kate Mitchell, Scale Venture Partners
  • Deal Lab: Venture Capital Terms and Processes
  • Deal Lab: Term Sheets and Cap Table Modeling
  • Networking Reception and Opening Dinner

Day 2

  • VC Data Presentation and Discussion with Maryam Haque, NVCA; Adair Newhall, Greenspring Associates; and Paul Santarelli, PitchBook
  • Panel Discussion: Current Trends in Venture Capital with Chris Booker, Frist Cressey Ventures; Frank Dalton, Fulcrum Equity Partners; Katie Gray, In-Q-Tel; Adair Newhall, Greenspring Associates; and Ashley Yesayan, Revolution LLC
  • Lunch Fireside Chat with Bobby Franklin, NVCA and Jan Garfinkle, Arboretum Ventures and Chair of NVCA
  • Panel Discussion: Value+Capital in Emerging Ecosystems with Patrick Comer, Lucid, and Chris Meaux, Waitr with Rob Lalka, A.B. Freeman School of Business
  • Case Study Sessions with Joe Lovett, Louisiana Funds; Les Alexander, Tulane University; Chris Booker of Frist Cressey Ventures; and Myke Yest, Tulane University
  • Mock Venture Deal Negotiation with Richard Babb, Louisiana Funds and Scott Whittaker, Stone Pigman
  • Panel Discussion: LP Trends & Insights with Eric Woo, AngelList and Mike Taylor, Adams Street Partners

Day 3

  • Negotiations Workshop
  • Closing Keynote Fireside Chat with Scott Kupor, Andreessen Horowitz and Steven Davidoff Solomon, UC Berkeley
  • Certificates provided and program closes

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