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VC Foundation

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11 October 2022 - 12 October 2022
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After a turbulent period, we are pleased to announce that this course will be held face to face. We look forward to bringing people together physically to benefit from our content delivered by industry leaders and to allow delegates to network and make lasting relationships. We will be following guidelines to ensure the safety of our delegates. We look forward to seeing you soon - The BVCA training team.

Course overview

Our flagship VC Foundation workshop delivers the vital knowledge and skills needed to excel when starting in fund management. The perfect entry course for junior fund managers, VC Foundation will give delegates a fundamental understanding of venture capital, providing an in-depth look at the entire deal cycle. Delegates will be taken through each phase of a typical venture deal over two days and in-person.

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Key topics include
  • Business plans
  • Structuring the transaction
  • VC modelling
  • Term sheets
  • Due diligence
  • Portfolio issues in the first two years
  • Exits and more

What will delegates take away?
  • A fundamental understanding of venture capital
  • Lessons from experienced industry practitioners
  • Network of new contacts in VC

Course Director

Graham Mold

Graham Mold is currently Head of Growth Capital at Finance Birmingham where he manages an active £56m Mezzanine Fund. Finance Birmingham is a growing VC with c£600m under management. Prior to this Graham was a Executive Director at a VC in the Midlands for 11 years and has experience of all aspects of the VC industry including raising funds from investors, setting up funds, investing, portfolio management, divesting and investor liaison.


Course testimonial

100% of attendees would recommend this course to a colleague

CPD accreditation

This course is CPD accredited by the CPD Certification Service for 13 hours. By attending this course, you will receive a digital certificate from Diplomasafe. This certificate allows you to share and save your new CPD accredited qualification on LinkedIn, adding instantly verifiable credentials and strengthening your professional profile.

Further information

Course frequency
Once a year
Alternative date
Venture Capital Investment Managers
Group size
8 - 18 people

Privacy Information

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