Schedule: Venture University's VC/PE Investment Apprenticeship is a full-time (Monday-Friday, ~9am-5pm+) program and offers individuals the option to do 1, 2, 3, or 4 semesters: Winter, Spring, Summer, and Fall for 3 months to 1 year.
Daily Activities: Individuals take on the role of a VC/PE investor guided by investment professionals at Venture University's investment fund. Daily activities include deal sourcing investment opportunities, reviewing pitch decks, meeting with startups, growth stage companies, and investors, conducting due diligence, putting together company evaluations and investment recommendations, participating on investment committees, and strategically supporting portfolio companies via introductions to potential clients, partners, employees, advisors, investors, acquires, etc.
Lunch Time Speaker Series: Each cohort includes a number of Lunch Time Speakers from startup founders, investors, and industry experts. These are 1 hr fireside chats and presentations. Note: The Lunch Time Speaker Series is only for individuals that participate in the VC/PE Investment Apprenticeship Program and is separate from the Academic Programs (VC/PE Masterclass & Night Modules).
Investment Teams & Investment Strategy: During the 2nd week, individuals in the VC/PE Investment Apprenticeship Program form multiple deal sourcing investment teams around various industry focuses and investment theses