Venture Capital Investing in High Growth Companies
Our Venture Capital program is for investors and entrepreneurs keen to hone their financial and interpersonal skills for venture capital initiatives. Over two days, industry professionals guide participants through the deal process, combining class-based theory with practical group activities. Participants will learn how to refine due diligence practices and confront common challenges of the venture capital market. Above all, the program provides a perfect opportunity for investors and entrepreneurs to meet and establish relationships that will drive value creation in the modern market.
Should participants wish to cover a wider range of investment asset classes, they will have access to the Private Equity program with a 30% concession.
Benefits of the program
- Offers an insight into the processes and challenges on both sides of the negotiating table.
- Gives investors and entrepreneurs the opportunity to establish working relationships.
- The role-play element of the program simulates real-life venture capital processes.
- Meet with other investors and entrepreneurs.
- Hone your negotiation skills from both a personal and financial perspective.
- Receive constructive feedback from world-leading professionals.
Why IE Business School?
IE Business school is a dynamic hub of market-focused education. With an aim to mirror the frontline of sector developments, our innovative programs explore the most up-to-date knowledge and industry skills. Students learn using practical, hands-on methodologies, led by a world-class faculty with real industry experience.
We pride ourselves on our diverse, international environment, welcoming students from over 130 nationalities on campus and with 160 nationalities represented in the wider alumni network. This melting pot of backgrounds, talents and cultures is the ideal greenhouse for ambitious entrepreneurial professionals with a global outlook and the drive to lead transformational change.
I found all the teachers really amazing and the cases very insightful and useful. For example, we explored creative tools to solve the bottlenecks that often come up in venture capital negotiations.
CARLOS DE HART PINTO
CEO, Agroince, Colombia
I found very stimulating our visit to IE’s incubator, Area 31, where we participated in a pitch slam as potential investors. Having to evaluate the projects presented by entrepreneurs and to put ourselves in the position of an investor was a real eye-opener.
TAREQ AL ANGARI
Advisor to the Board of Commissioners, Capital Markets Authority, Saudi Arabia
This was a great, condensed primer on Venture Capital with an excellent combination of theory, case studies, hands-on exercises, and real-world insights from both VC practitioners and entrepreneurs
Investment Officer, Interamerican Development Bank