Successful venture capitalists come from diverse backgrounds — journalism, banking, consulting, large tech companies, even politics.

Marc Andreessen, Founder of A16Z, software engineer and tech entrepreneur at Mosaic and Netscape

Marc Andreessen, Founder of A16Z, software engineer and tech entrepreneur at Mosaic and Netscape

Steve Anderson, Founder of Baseline Ventures, was a General Manager at Starbucks

Steve Anderson, Founder of Baseline Ventures, was a General Manager at Starbucks

Theresia Gouw, Founder of Aspect Ventures: worked at Bain & Company consulting firm

Theresia Gouw, Founder of Aspect Ventures: worked at Bain & Company consulting firm

Mary Meeker, Partner at KPCB, worked at Morgan Stanley, international financial services firm

Mary Meeker, Partner at KPCB, worked at Morgan Stanley, international financial services firm

Michael Moritz, Partner at Sequoia Capital, was a journalist at Time Magazine

Michael Moritz, Partner at Sequoia Capital, was a journalist at Time Magazine

President Barak Obama considers to become a venture capitalist after his political career too

President Barak Obama considers to become a venture capitalist after his political career too

It is true that great venture investors possess broad experience and various skills. While you are acquiring and mastering them, we bring you necessary knowledge and practice in venture capital.

*All above mentioned venture capitalists are among the 100 top tech venture capital investors on Forbes Midas List 2016


Our educators, seasoned investors and professionals, gathered together to share their expertise with apprentices pursuing career in venture capital. This course provides students with no or little industry experience with substantial knowledge, tools and skill training for working at a venture firm after the course completion.   

VC Academy is a not-for-profit initiative that is reflected in its low subscription price. Our goal is to collect the most essential information, knowledge and cases in one place, thus, contributing to the development of the global venture capital industry. We truly hope that our students will bring new models to the market and better returns to investors.


Who should enrol into VC Academy:

Next Generation Venture Capitalists

Entrepreneurs considering venture funding

Angel investors

Executives at corporate M&A and business development

Economic development officials

Executives and owners of family businesses

Service providers: attorneys, accountants, consultants


To make your decision easier, we have compared all existing courses on venture capital for you. We aimed to create an affordable, flexible course for any location, which will guide you through truly whole world of venture investments within a realistic timeframe and according to your own schedule. We blend on-line and off-line activities for higher efficiency.  

*According to publicly available syllabus of every program, as of Jul 01, 2016.  **First 100 students and members of our partners receive 50% discount. Learn more. 

*According to publicly available syllabus of every program, as of Jul 01, 2016. 

**First 100 students and members of our partners receive 50% discount. Learn more