$399.00 USD

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.


Giulianna Crivello

Head of Ventures @ Draper Startup House
Time commitment
5-10 hours / week
6 weeks
1 portfolio
Enroll before
27 Sept 2023
11:59pm UTC

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?

Conduct a market analysis for an industry of your choice - from education to esports, the possibilities are endless!
Understand what makes a good vs bad pitch deck, and how to improve them
Write your first investment memo for an example company to understand what real VCs do day-to-day

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.

Don't just watch videos. Learn with hands-on projects.
Enrolment deadline:
27 Sept 2023
- 11:59 pm UTC
Week 0
Program Start
Week 1-3
Modules Unlocked
Week 4-5
Final Submission
Week 6
Peer Review

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

Final submission

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!

Don't understand a term here as a beginner? Don't worry - we'll teach you all about it.
Enrolment deadline:
27 Sept 2023
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Learn from experienced VC Analysts

Giulianna Crivello

Head of Ventures @ Draper Startup House

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.

Why join EntryLevel?
Don't just learn the theory. Apply what you learn - with guidance every step of the way.
EntryLevel Certificate
Certificate with skill badges
Impress employers by showing off your certificate on LinkedIn
Real-world portfolio projects
Get hands-on project experience to talk about in job interviews
Active community and AI chatbot support
Don't learn alone. Get personalized support and network with ambitious peers in the EntryLevel community
Go beyond the certificate
Gain confidence in your skills to ace any job interview.

Land a high-paying job

Stop feeling stuck in your career. Invest in an EntryLevel course so your future self doesn't regret wasting time.

Flexible learning

You're busy - we get that. Course deadlines encourage you to finish while learning on your own time. Compatible with full-time schooling, exams, and other commitments.

Active community

Ask questions, discuss new course concepts, find and share job opportunities, expand your network, and get motivation to finish your course.


Memorizing industry vocabulary won't land you the job. Project experience will.


Increase earning potential with a beautiful certificate - the perfect addition to your LinkedIn profile.

Continuous learning

Learning doesn't stop when your course is over. Get access to exclusive job search tips and workshops after you graduate.

Every person I sent my portfolio to was amazed.

That was my first time finishing a whole portfolio.

EntryLevel student
Jiren Yeo's esports portfolio
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Abdullah's education portfolio
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Our students are confident in their skills
We help students like you fall in love with learning again - and discover what they're passionate about.

Thank you so much for the opportunity the Venture Capital Analyst program was quite insightful, rigorous, and tasking. Learnt a whole lot on how to do research, offering value and wrote my first investment Memo.

VC Analyst student
Kayode Folorunsho

Try taking an EntryLevel course on Venture Capital.Thank me later.

VC Analyst student

I posted my EntryLevel portfolio on LinkedIn…it’s a good way of showcasing your knowledge.

Venture Capital Analyst student

I would 100% recommend this to anyone - from founders trying to understand VCs to people interested in becoming a Venture Capital Analyst.

Venture Capital Analyst student

My portfolio got me a job…EntryLevel helped me level up. GPs are busy and may not have time to teach you, so EntryLevel fast-tracked my process.

Venture Capital Analyst student
Azeezah Adekunle

I'm not even trying to cap right now, like every person I sent to my portfolio to was amazed. It makes them want to talk to me and learn more about me.

Venture Capital Analyst student
Our students are confident in their skills
We help students like you fall in love with learning again - and discover what they're passionate about.
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