Global VC Program
Join The World's Leading Investor Accelerator Program
Designed for Aspiring VC/PE Investors, Family Offices, Angel Investors, and Emerging Fund Managers
Focus on Deal Sourcing, Investment Evaluation, and Sharing In The Profits From the Investments Made
Apply to Join An Upcoming Cohort in SF or NYC:
Cohort 7 - Winter 2020: 1/13 - 3/27
Cohort 8 - Spring 2020: 3/30-6/12
Cohort 9 - Summer 2020: 6/15-8/28
GLOBAL VC PROGRAM
Global VC Program is an invite-only investor training program for future venture capital leaders who want to build their portfolio through real investments and change the world through cross border investments in exponential technologies that solve the world’s most urgent problems.
The Global VC Program disrupts the traditional VC model and curate top diverse investor talent from the globe while building the most scalable venture capital fund in the world.
All classes and modules are taught by professors from world-class institutions, top industry experts, and well-known VCs.
Gain incredible access and meaningful connections to an extensive global network of investors, startups, governments, and industry leaders.
Build an investment portfolio and track record of investing in high quality companies alongside top tier investors, and kickstart or accelerate your career in VC.
Quality Investment Experience
Actively participate in deal sourcing, partner meetings, and investment committees, support portfolio companies, conduct due diligence, draft investment evaluations and recommendations.
Cross Border Opportunities
Amazing insights and expertise in global cross-border investments through regional focused modules and immersive cross border trip meeting startups, investors from different parts of the world.
A Greater Focus
100% of your time will be focused on Venture Capital, Private Equity, Angel Investing, Cross-border Investment opportunities and challenges, and risks and returns.
VC & Professor at New York University
Heads of the NYU Entrepreneurial Institute
Managing Director of the NYU Innovation Venture Fund which invests in early stage NYU startups
A member of the national teaching team for the National Science Foundation’s I-Corps program
An Adjunct Faculty at the NYU School of Engineering
A venture capitalist for over 15 years
Jitendra A. Kavathekar
Investor and Former Managing Director @ Accenture Ventures
· Founder and Managing Director, Accenture Ventures, Global Open Innovation
· Experienced entrepreneur of tech companies Pixo, Devicescape, Twiki
· Silicon Valley veteran running tech teams creating iconic products at Yahoo, Motorola, Palm
· Board Member of Silicon Valley Forum
Why We're Great >
Founder & Managing Partner, The Academy Group
Founder & Chairman, The University of Chicago Urban Education Institute
Founder & Director, The University of Chicago Urban Labs
Deputy Superintendent, Boston Public Schools
Founding Director, Teach for America in New York
Corporate Executive & Professor
· Forbes Ranked Top 10 Most Powerful & Influential Men in Africa
· Partner & Managing Director, Boston Consulting Group
· Head of Strategy, Barclays Africa
· Head of Risk & Credit Portfolio, Standard Bank
· Consultant, McKinsey & Co.
· Harvard Business School, Member of Admissions Board
· Harvard Business School, MB
Partner at 500 Startups
Partner at 500 Startups, focuses on the San Francisco Accelerator, Seed Fund Investments & International expansion in Europe
Yahoo, Commercial Expansion into Emerging Markets
Laura Kauer Rodriguez
Yale's Angel Alumni Seed Fund
Managing Director, General Partner, Bulldog Innovation Group: Early stage VC run entirely by Yale alumni, focused on investing in the Yale entrepreneurial community
Recovering Barclays investment banker; Accenture management consultant
BS Engineering, University of Pennsylvania; MBA Yale School of Management
Founder at TAYLOR Consulting
· Founder, Taylor Consulting (Strategy, Marketing, Innovation, Funding, etc.)
· Formerly Executive Director, Global Innovation Programs at Stanford GSB
· Managing Director, Stanford Ignite, Stanford GSB
· 20+ years Silicon Valley experience (Dolby Labs, SNOCAP, Personify, PwC)
· MBA, Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth
Partner, EMEA Origination & Distribution at Andriotto
Why We're Great >
· Partner, EMEA Origination & Distribution at Andriotto Financial Services, a financial advisory firm that is a market leader in the blockchain and cryptocurrency industry.
· Partner, Corporate Development and Investor Relations at DizzitUp
· Developmental Director at FarmZero
Investment, Diversity, & Inclusion Initiative
Why We're Great >
Chicago Women in Business Group, Capstone Co-chair, University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Fintech VC Associate, Sandalphon Capital
Participating in the Fintech & Blockchain investment team in Venture University's Fourth Cohort
Chicago Booth, MBA
Singapore Management University, BS
David B. Horowitz
Founder & CEO, Touchdown Ventures
Why We're Great >
Touchdown Ventures: A firm that partners with leading corporations to manage their corporate venture capital funds.
Previously Founding Partner and Managing Director at Comcast Ventures for 14 years.
Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Michigan.
The Global VC/PE Investment Apprenticeship Program is highly selective full-time quarterly program where <2% of the candidates are accepted to join the investment team of VU Venture Partners. Individuals participate from the San Francisco and NYC office, or can join virtually.
Venture University is partnering with Accathon to add Global Markets Modules to the curriculum as well as an immersive cross border trip at the end of the program. Through a three-month period packed with classes, an apprenticeship, night modules, fireside chats, and industry events, the Global VC/PE Investment Apprenticeship Program helps professional and aspiring VCs, family offices, fund managers, corporate executives, angel investors to envision their investment strategies globally and connect them with global VC professional network.
The Global VC Program includes 5 modules: Cross Border Module, Cross Border Trip, VC/PE Masterclass, Advanced Industry Module, and VU Apprenticeship Program. Click on each module below to learn more:
PARTNERSHIP WITH VENTURE UNIVERSITY
Accathon is excited to announce our partnership with Venture University, the world's leading investor accelerator for venture capital, private equity, and angel investing. Venture University and Accathon believe in "learn by doing" with a hands-on learning approach, a high quality investment education, and the power of a strong global network. Together with Venture University, we look forward to building the most scalable venture platform in the world.