Advanced Venture Capital: Managing and Growing A VC Firm

IE Business School

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  • 4 days
  • blended

IE Business School

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Who should attend

  • Business angels and individual VC investors
  • Fund managers and GPs
  • LPs of VC funds/firms
  • VC portfolio managers
  • Corporate VCs
  • Family offices
  • VC service providers (legal and finance advisors, consultants)
  • Financial institutions with an interest in VC investing (fund of funds, pension funds, mutual funds, sovereign funds, endowments, banks)

About the course

Upscale your portfolio management, fundraising and business management skills to take your VC firm or fund to the next level

The program will deliver the financial and management tools and share the expertise of seasoned practitioners to build, manage and grow a VC firm. This uniquely comprehensive program covers everything you need to know to scale your VC fund or firm to the next level. It covers the main challenges investors face when building and running a VC firm, and managing the portfolio. Expert practitioners will share proven methodologies and their insights on how to define a VC firm’s value proposition and investment strategy, structure the fund, raise the funds, build strong relationships with LPs, manage the portfolio, create value, set up an effective monitoring and reporting system, and compensate staff and partners, among other topics.

** PROGRAM**

Scaling up from business angel to managing a VC firm is not a simple task and requires specific knowledge and tools that either you learn by trial and error, or you obtain from seasoned practitioners that have gone through the process, backed by proven methodologies.

BUILDING THE FIRM

  • Fund strategy
  • Value proposition
  • Fundraising
  • Investor relations
  • Firm structure
  • GP-LP contracts
  • The entrepreneurial nature of a VC firm

MANAGING THE PORTFOLIO

  • Investment strategy
  • Portfolio management
  • Capital allocation
  • Managing company boards
  • Value creation
  • Desinvestment strategy

RUNNING THE FIRM

  • Governance bodies
  • Building the team
  • Partner/staff compensation
  • Compliance
  • Monitoring and reporting

Experts

Iñaki Arrola

Iñaki is the founder and CEO of coches.com, an online automotive marketplace that has revolutionized the car sales sector in Spain. In 2003, Iñaki founded autodescuento.com, his first website. With the same partners, he continued to build innovative sites with outstanding content. Prior to his e...

Emilio Ayanz

CREAS integrates purpose and performance and invests in the most innovative social companies in the EU. Prior to CREAS, he was investment manager at several mid-cap funds and has served as Board Director in several companies. WORK EXPERIENCE Socio · Partner at Creas Expert - H2020 SME Instrument...

Rocío Pillado

Rocío joined Adara Ventures in 2013 after finishing her MBA at The University of Chicago Booth School of Business, and became Partner in 2018. Previously, Rocío worked at Société Générale Corporate & Investment Banking (SGCIB) within the Trading & Sales department, in the New York and Hon...

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