Who should attend
CVCs, corporate innovation officers, and executives who want to deepen their understanding of early stage seed investing and learn how to work with startups.
About the course
Day 1 - VC Lifecycle: From investment thesis to opportunity assessment
- Foundations of Venture Capital
- Investment thesis strategy & generating deal flow to build your portfolio
- Opportunity assessment
- Startup pitches & investment committee simulations
Day 2 - Unlocking innovation at corporates
- Cultivating an innovation mindset at corporate: how to think like a Silicon Valley VC
- How to create value for the parent company
- Corporate venture capital: fostering innovation at corporates
- Fast cycle innovation in a corporate setting
- Corporate accelerator programs as a launch pad for digital transformation
Vikas Aggarwal is an Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise at INSEAD. His research centers on strategy issues in entrepreneurial settings, focusing on venture-backed start-ups as well as larger firms experiencing significant environmental change. He is particularly interes...
Claudia Zeisberger is a Senior Affiliate Professor of Decision Sciences and Entrepreneurship & Family Enterprise at INSEAD, and the Founder and Academic Director of the school’s private equity centre (GPEI).Through the centre’s work, INSEAD has established itself as the go-to source for insig...
Bedy Yang is Managing Partner at 500 Startups. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, 500 Startups is a global, early stage tech VC fund that manages +$350M AuM in +1,800 investments around the world. In addition to being the most active global seed investor, 500 Startups runs a series of ecosystem-dev...
Ana Paula González is an Innovation & Partnerships Director at 500 Startups, a Silicon Valley-based, early stage tech VC fund whose mission is to discover and back the world’s most talented entrepreneurs, help them create successful companies at scale, and build thriving global ecosystems. To...
Vijay is Director of Innovation and Partnerships at 500 Startups where he works at the intersection of startups, investors, and corporate innovation. Vijay is an innovation advisor and strategic partner to a wide range of industries from financial services to retail to automotive. Previously, he...
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