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VC Lab Cohort 6 Admissions are Open

VC Lab Cohort 6 admissions are officially open.

VC Lab Cohort 6 admissions are officially open. Our intention is to help the largest group of general partners succeed in changing the world for the better.

The final deadline to apply is February 13th, 2022 and Cohort 6 starts on February 23rd, 2022.

You can see the schedule below. This timing is designed to help general partners launch their funds by Q4 of 2022.

For some guidance on submitting a strong application, you can read our tips here. If you want to build an ethical venture capital firm, VC Lab is here to help.

Cohort 6 Schedule

Final Admissions

February 13th, 2022

Program Start Date

February 23rd, 2022

Program Completion

June 8th, 2022

2022-02-23Thesis Development– Meeting the community of emerging managers and leaders in VC industry
– Drafting the investment thesis
2022-03-02Venture Team– Reflecting on the team and required roles
– Quantifying the network
2022-03-09Deal Warehouse– Examining Track Record
– Identify future portfolio companies
2022-03-16Thesis Review– Validate your VC Investment Thesis with experts
– Preparing initial pitching materials
2022-03-23Fund Positioning– Begin developing your venture capital brand and identity
– Define the fund details
2022-03-30Fund Presentation– Create a world-class Fund Presentation
– Pick the crucial tools and platforms
2022-04-06Initial Pitch Meetings– Start pitching Limited Partners for feedback
– Begin relationships tracking and management
2022-04-20Fund Presentation Review– Validate your Fund Presentation with experts
– Secure initial PACT Limited Partner commitments
2022-04-27 Fund Economics– Refine the economic model for your fund and other entities
– Define the terms of the fund
2022-05-04Fund Overview & Deal Room– Continue pitching Limited Partners
– Optimize your materials for diligence
2022-05-11Pitch Meetings & Funnel– Build your Limited Partner funnel and increase fundraising
– Prepare for diligence on the upcoming investments
2022-05-18Pipeline Review– Validate your fundraising progress with experts
2022-05-25Fund Partnerships– Form industry partnerships for deal flow and credibility
– Identify legal support
2022-06-01Fund Closing Strategy– Formulate a strategy to close the fund
– Draft the Term Sheet
2022-06-08Fund Formation– Finalize Team Agreements
– Begin forming the fund entities
2022-06-15Fund Close & GraduationStart the closing process for your fund

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