Who should attend
- Corporate Venture Capitalists (CVC)
- Asset Managers
- Family Offices
- Non-profits, Endowments & foundations
- Senior Executives/ Board Members
- Institutional Asset Managers
- Other Aspiring Venture Capitalists
About the course
Leading Silicon Valley practitioners and thought leaders will help you master skills necessary to develop a solid investment strategy and make successful investment decisions.
In addition, during this one week course in the heart of Silicon Valley you'll visit leading technology companies and meet with premier VCs and promising startups.
Why Invest in Silicon Valley
Don't miss your chance to invest in the next AirBnB or Uber Number of highly valued companies quadrupled over the last 5 years
Thorough learning sessions
Learn how the venture industry works directly from top Silicon Valley venture capitalists and industry leaders who have helped build it.
High-quality networking opportunities
Expand your professional network and build relationships with Silicon Valley venture capitalists, angel investors and entrepreneurs.
Deep dive into the Silicon Valley ecosystem
Benefit from exclusive access to leading venture funds, accelerators, fast-growing companies and game-changing startups.
Hands-on workshops led by VCs
Practice your acquired know-how to evaluate investment opportunities like a VC.
What You'll Learn
Seize a unique opportunity and make a deep dive into the world of venture capital to gain first-hand insights from the top Silicon Valley investors
- Master the key trends that drive transformation
- of venture industryGet a clear vision of changing venture landscape, its key players and how they access to the best opportunities
- Learn how to evaluate and structure deals to ensure attractive returns
- Get a firm grasp of various investment strategies and formulate the one that fits your objectives
Don has been a technology investor for almost three decades and investing in cybersecurity since 1988. During his career, he's exited 36 companies. He is currently on the Boards of IronNet Cybersecurity, Qualys (NASDAQ: QLYS), 2Checkout, Advanced Payment Solutions, Amprius, Odyssey Logistics, S...
David is a Founding Partner and Managing Director at Khosla Ventures, where he focuses on Internet software and services. A number of his investments have led to significant exits, including AppNexus (acquired by AT&T), Climate Corporation (acquired by Monsanto), Okta (NASDAQ: OKTA), and Ring...
For more than 35 years, Dixon has influenced and guided entrepreneurs, investors and executives in the computer, communications, and internet industries. Dixon was named to the Forbes Midas List for four consecutive years and received the 2013 Special Achievement Award in VC from the Internationa...
Eric Benhamou has over 40 years of experience in the IT industry, including 14 years of active venture capital experience. He founded Benhamou Global Ventures (BGV) in 2003 and made active investments in early stage information technology Silicon Valley firms focused on global enterprise and tele...
Steve joined Venrock in 2009 after having been CEO of several early stage companies including DataRunway, Vidient, Arcwave and CoWave Networks. Prior to that, he was Vice President of Research and Development at Nokia Internet Communications and Vice President and General Manager of the Wireless ...
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