FREE VENTURE CAPITAL CRASH COURSE
30+ Lessons taught over more than 1 hour
From Elite Venture Capitalists with Proven Track Records...
HERE’S JUST SOME OF WHAT YOU’LL GET IN THIS COURSE
History Of VC To Today (8 video lessons)
In this module, we use 8 video lessons to explore the history of Venture Capital. This includes examples of the most successful VC-backed companies , where VCs are investing now and how the power law functions in practice.
Fund Structures (4 video lessons)
In this module, we use 5 video lessons to break down how a traditional venture fund is structured. This module also includes a discussion on how a fund operates and how money flows through it.
Various Roles in VC (7 video lessons)
In this module, we use 7 video lessons to explain the various roles within a Venture Capital Fund. This module will also discuss the skills and duties of each position.
Early-stage Fin Instruments (8 video lessons)
In this module, we use 8 video lessons to teach you different kinds of venture capital financial instruments . Learn about priced rounds and valuations, convertible debt, convertible equity, venture debt, etc.
Term Sheet (Control + Econ) (4 video lessons)
In this module, we use 4 video lessons to show you what a term sheet represents and you will understand the uses and differences of Economics and Control when it comes to term sheets.
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Course Summary - Table of Contents
Below you will find a list of the modules and lessons included in this course.
- The Olden Days...
- ... to VC today
- Prominent Venture-backed Companies
- Power Law
- Example 1: Power Law
- Example 2: MoIC/C-o-C Calculation
- Example 3: MoIC (Uber)
- VC Fund Structure & Module Overview
- Limited Partners
- General Partners
- 2:20 and Carry
- Example: Carried Interest Calculation
- Module Overview
- Deal Pipeline
- Principal: Vice President
- Other Roles
- Intro + Capitalization Table
- Priced Round
- Example: Priced Round
- Convertible Note
- Example: Convertible Note
- Convertible Equity
- Other types...
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At a high level, I think it covers a lot of the key topics one would need to both understand VC as well as get prepared for an interview . Narration is great, the instructor seems approachable and explains things in an easy to use manner. I think it's definitely something that would be additive to someone preparing/interviewing for an entry level VC role.
Just wanted to say I really enjoyed the venture course on WSO. Really insightful and was able to get through it in two days with the format!
WSO delivers the most comprehensive VC course that I've seen to-date. From detailed deal structures to big picture investment concepts, this course provides a fundamental basis from which one can take on relevant VC job functions from day one.
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