In January, NVCA and Startup@BerkeleyLaw announced a new educational program with two components called VC University, with the goal of democratizing access to education on venture finance in startup ecosystems across the country. The first component—an online certificate program—has gotten off to a successful start. The first cohort began on April 1 with almost 100 participants. Given the overwhelming demand, we’re also planning a second cohort to start on September 1, 2019. Read more
Welcome to our Member Spotlight series where we give a profile overview of our many diverse members. For this deep dive, we spoke to Blake Koriath, Chief Financial Officer at High Alpha. Read more
Welcome to our Member Spotlight series where we give a profile overview of our many diverse members. For this deep dive, we spoke to Nathan Sanders, General Partner & Chief Operating Officer at TCV. Read more
Welcome to our Member Spotlight series where we give a profile overview of our many diverse members. For this deep dive, we spoke to Guy Turner, Managing Director of Hyde Park Venture Partners. Read more
Are you a new or aspiring entrepreneur looking to demystify the world of venture finance?
Are you thinking of starting a venture fund or did you recently take the (scary) plunge to raise a fund?
Are you generally curious about how venture finance works and what it takes to succeed?
Are you interested in learning more about the startup ecosystems and investment opportunities across the U.S. and engaging with investors or entrepreneurs in those markets?
With 2017 in the rearview, we can now take a deep breath and try to make sense of what was a very turbulent year. President Trump’s first year in office turned out to be even more unconventional than his campaign for president. Protests the day after his inauguration, making news with the stroke of a tweet, and major legislative failures followed by major legislative victories, President Trump’s (almost) first year in office has been filled with fireworks on a weekly—and often daily—basis. As someone who has lived and worked in Washington for nearly three decades, this has been both exciting and exhausting to witness. Read more