Modern venture capital has only existed for about 50 years. In a relatively short period, it has produced an outsized positive impact on American innovation, society, and economic strength.
This 17-minute read outlines the history of modern venture capital, the factors that have shaped current conditions, and the implications for the industry’s future.
Historically, meaningful VC training has lacked structure, and information has been inaccessible without the “right” connections. Our VC University program opens that opportunity up to anyone, regardless of background.
Offered virtually and in-person, this certificate course provides a structured introduction and practical training on the fundamentals of venture finance. Scholarships are available to qualified applicants from backgrounds underrepresented in VC.
Transparency in hiring opportunities benefits both VC firms and VC job-seekers.
Our job board provides a meeting place for both. It’s a great place to find a job—or post a job—that could shape tomorrow’s industry.
For those interested in learning more, deepening their VC skills, and staying up to date with the industry, there are many additional resources available.
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