Venture Capital Analyst Fundamentals
Learn how innovative ideas get funded, raise capital for your startup, and navigate the dynamic VC landscape.
Whether you're looking to break into VC as a career, a founder raising funds or an experienced investor looking to deepen your knowledge, our course is tailored to equip you with essential skills to succeed. Just take it from Alex, one of our previous students who has a 20+ year career in startups.
What's venture capital?
Investors are pouring millions into startups in hopes of finding the next big thing. And they need help. Venture capital analysts help assess startups and identify those with the greatest potential for success.
This program provides an in-depth look into the world of venture capital, teaching you how to analyze startups, assess market trends, create deal flows and understand term sheets.
What will you learn?
This is for you if you're...
A complete beginner
Aspiring VC Analyst looking to master the foundations that will enable you to get hired in VC.
A startup founder
Scared of chatting with VCs? After this course, we'll make sure you're ready to handle the best VCs.
In business or finance
Curious about how VC can be more fun than accounting? You’re in the right place.
Module 1 - Week 1
What is VC?
Learn more about how deals are done, power law, types of investment, and exit events.
Module 2 - Week 1
Finding the diamonds
How do VCs decide on startups to invest in? Learn how market analysis, trends, and key players influence this decision.
Module 3 - Week 2
Pitch decks and deal flow
How do businesses present their ideas? Learn what VCs look for in a startup, how they evaluate pitch decks, and how they generate deal flow.
Module 4 - Week 2
From talking to term sheet
Learn about term sheets and some of the most important aspects of the agreement.
Module 5 - Week 5
Learn how to break into VC and start building your portfolio for the final submission.
Module 6 - Week 6
Earn premium perks
Graduate and get surprise gifts!
As Head of Ventures at Draper Startup House (DSH) and GP of Draper Startup House Fund, Giulianna searches the globe for startups and founders and helps them raise capital. Prior to starting DSH’s fund, Giulianna founded her own startup, LIMIT, and moved on to consult on business development and strategy for startups, screening hundreds of pitch decks.
Land a high-paying job
Every person I sent my portfolio to was amazed.
That was my first time finishing a whole portfolio.