VC Decision Making (Online): Developing an Investment ThesisNEW

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Date(s)
August 18–October 6, 2022
Cost
$2,600
CIBE Credits
2
Format
Online
Location
Online

VC Decision Making (Online): Developing an Investment Thesis


Select
Date(s)
August 18–October 6, 2022
Cost
$2,600
CIBE Credits
2
Format
Online
Location
Online

Overview

Global venture capital funding surged to $621B in 2021, two times more than in 2020, and around 10 times the level of 10 years ago. Source: CB Insights
$621B
$132B invested in financial services in 2021, which is 169 percent year-over-year growth and 21 percent of total venture funding. Source: CB Insights
$132B
62 percent of all venture capital deals are early-stage deals.
62%

Impact

Program Structure

What Is Venture Capital?

Get a refresher on the venture capital industry and self-assess your current knowledge. Identify the venture capital players, risks, rewards, and funding stages, and navigate the venture capital deal flow process.  

Participant Profile

Faculty

Angela Lee

Angela Lee

Professor of Professional Practice, Finance
Faculty Director of the Lang Center for Entrepreneurship

Angela Lee

Angela Lee

Professor of Professional Practice, Finance
Faculty Director of the Lang Center for Entrepreneurship

Angela Lee is an award-winning professor and former Chief Innovation Officer at Columbia Business School where she teaches venture capital and leadership programs. She started her career in product management and then moved to consulting at McKinsey & Company. She founded four startups and is also the founder of 37 Angels, an investing network that has evaluated over 20,000 companies and invested in over 90 companies. She also serves as a impact partner at Fresco Capital, an early-stage venture fund that focuses on the future of work, digital health, and sustainability.

She was awarded the Dean's Award for Teaching Excellence at Columbia Business School in 2020 and won the Singhvi Prize for Scholarship in the Classroom in 2022.

Angela has spoken at the White House and NASA and is an expert in teaching online and making learning scalable. She is a sought-after expert on CNBC, Bloomberg TV, MSNBC, and Fox Business. She was recognized by Inc. as one of 17 Inspiring Women to Watch, by Entrepreneur Magazine as one of 6 Innovative Women to Watch, and by Crain’s as a Notable Women in Tech.

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