VC Lab’s highly selective admissions process screens for entrepreneurs with a differentiated vision for a market, exceptional professional network, or a history of industry leadership.
Our community comes from diverse backgrounds in over 81 countries.
You have worked at a venture capital fund and have managed money for limited partners.
You are a leading founder in your ecosystem, have a grasp on a breadth of industries and founders regularly seek you out for advice.
You run a large professional network or have an active network of startups and investors, and you want to help leverage your network for funding.
Accomplished Angel Investor
If you have invested in several leading startups and have developed a portfolio that has generated a positive return, you have a great foundation for a VC Lab candidate.
Former or Current Senior Executive
Are you an accomplished executive that have held high-profile roles for notable organizations and founders regularly seek you out for help? If so, consider applying!
Founder Institute Network Member
If you are a Founder Institute Local Leader or Mentor with a track record of helping startups to raise capital and knowledge of local VCs, you’d be a great candidate.