Events

Venture capital programs and events by VC Lab.

Accelerator

VC Lab runs the leading venture capital accelerator program. This is a free virtual program running for 16 weeks. The schedule of the next accelerator Cohort is here. The program is designed for venture capitalists serious about raising a fund, and it requires approximately 25 hours per week of fund-building work to complete a close in 6 months or less.

VC Lab also hosts a series of exclusive events for venture capitalists and limited partners. The goal of these events is to improve the craft of venture capital investing worldwide.

Upcoming Events

Female VC Forum

Meet top female Managing Partners.

Information Session

Learn everything about the VC Lab accelerator program.


Cohort 7 Schedule

Final Admissions

June 5th, 2022

Program Start Date

June 16th, 2022

Program Completion

October 27th, 2022

DateSessionDescription
2022-06-16Thesis Development– Meeting the community of emerging managers and leaders in VC industry
– Drafting the investment thesis
2022-06-23Venture Team– Reflecting on the team and required roles
– Quantifying the network
2022-06-30Deal Warehouse– Examining Track Record
– Identify future portfolio companies
2022-07-14Thesis Review– Validate your VC Investment Thesis with experts
– Preparing initial pitching materials
2022-07-22Fund Positioning– Begin developing your venture capital brand and identity
– Define the fund details
2022-07-28Fund Presentation– Create a world-class Fund Presentation
– Pick the crucial tools and platforms
2022-08-04Initial Pitch Meetings– Start pitching Limited Partners for feedback
– Begin relationships tracking and management
2022-08-11Fund Presentation Review– Validate your Fund Presentation with experts
– Secure initial PACT Limited Partner commitments
2022-09-01 Fund Economics– Refine the economic model for your fund and other entities
– Define the terms of the fund
2022-09-08Fund Overview & Deal Room– Continue pitching Limited Partners
– Optimize your materials for diligence
2022-09-15Pitch Meetings & Funnel– Build your Limited Partner funnel and increase fundraising
– Prepare for diligence on the upcoming investments
2022-09-29Pipeline Review– Validate your fundraising progress with experts
2022-10-06Fund Partnerships– Form industry partnerships for deal flow and credibility
– Identify legal support
2022-10-13Fund Closing Strategy– Formulate a strategy to close the fund
– Draft the Term Sheet
2022-10-20Fund Formation– Finalize Team Agreements
– Begin forming the fund entities
2022-10-27Fund Close & GraduationStart the closing process for your fund

Cohort 6 Schedule

Final Admissions

February 13th, 2022

Program Start Date

February 23rd, 2022

Program Completion

June 8th, 2022

DateSessionDescription
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