Kauffman-SKOLKOVO Venture Capital Academy

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The Kauffman - SKOLKOVO Venture Capital Academy is dedicated exclusively to the world of venture capital and the cultivation of new high-technology, high-growth, high-impact companies. Join us in building the ‘smart money’ layer of the innovation ecosystem!

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Kauffman-SKOLKOVO Venture Capital Academy

  1. 1. Programme Structure1. In-depth review of technical knowledge, in online format (10 hours/week).2. Intensive in-person Executive Seminars (three seminars, 3-4 days each), intimate settings in Moscow and California. Top faculty fly in from around the world. Small group size encourages lively discussion and debate.3. Silicon Valley (California) immersion (10-14 days) deepens skills and makes intimate connections with venture capital ecosystem there.4. Real-world application of knowledge by forming portfolio thesis and starting funds – or taking current funds to the next level.5. Cohort Teams form the basis for supportive, educational peer community.6. Invitation to join Kauffmans exclusive global network of limited and general partners, top corporate executives, and other venture capital professionals.LEARN MOREFROM THE PROGRAMME CONSULTANT:REGINA BAYANOVA+7 919 777 66 31Regina_Bayanova@skolkovo.ru an-SKOLKOVO Campus: Novaya ul. 100, Skolkovo village, Odintsovsky District, Moscow Region, 143025, Russia f fm Phone: +7 495 539 30 03 • Fax: +7 495 994 46 68 • info@skolkovo.ru • www.skolkovo.ruCore faculty include: K au K OL K OVOEric Ball SDr. Ball is Senior Vice President of Finance for Oracle, a $36 billion provider of one of the world’s most complete,open, and integrated business software and hardware systems. Dr. Ball also manages a $200+ million ventureportfolio and has raised over $25 billion to fund acquisitions. Eric serves on numerous boards, including OracleJapan and the Richard M. Lucas Medical Foundation. en t ur eMiriam Rivera VMs. Rivera is co-founder and Managing Partner of Ulu Ventures, an early stage fund focused on IT companies thathas made over 45 investments in the last five years. She is also the co-founder and co-president of Stanford Angels Entrepreneurs, an open source network. She is a Kauffman Fellow and has worked at all stages of new ventures,from formation to Fortune 500 public companies. Previously, Miriam was the second corporate counsel to join i t alGoogle and helped build the legal team from 2 to over 150 worldwide. C apClint KorverDr. Korver is the Director of the Kauffman Fellows Academy. He is also a co-founder and partner at Ulu Ventures.Clint teaches entrepreneurship in the School of Engineering at Stanford University; mentors at StartX, the Stanfordstudent run accelerator; and co-founded and is the co-president of Stanford Angels Entrepreneurs, an officialAlumni Association group connecting investors and entrepreneurs in Stanfords entrepreneurial ecosystem. de m yPhil Wickham Ac aMr. Wickham is President and CEO of the Kauffman Fellows Program at the Center for Venture Education in PaloAlto, CA. He is a veteran venture investor and startup entrepreneur, with over 30 investments including Ikanos,Web Methods, Com21, Emergent, and Trilibis. Mr. Wickham serves on numerous boards, including the SiliconValley Association of Startup Entrepreneurs (SVASE).
  2. 2. Venture Capital Academy is dedicated exclusively APPLICANT PROFILE LEADING INTERNATIONAL PROFESSORSto the world of venture capital and the cultivation For whom is the program interestingof new high-technology, high-growth, high-impactcompanies. Let’s build the ‘smart money’ layer of • The country’s current Venture Capital leaders who wishthe innovation ecosystem together! Join us! to refine technical knowledge, deepen their practice, broaden their global reach, and share best practices andLanguage: deals with a premier investor network world-wide.English (educational materials are available in English). • Future visionaries who hope to enter the Venture CapitalEnglish-Russian simultaneous translation provided. profession and help shape the innovation ecosystem locally and globally. Andrew Farquharson Eugene Hill Camille Samuels Irwin FedermanDuration: • Corporate executives, business angels, successful Andrew Farquharson SV Life Sciences Versant Ventures USVP10 weeks (8 weeks in Moscow, two in Silicon Valley California) business owners who would like to explore their start- up and investment skills by participating in a ventureBlended learning, including 10 online modules (lectures, capital investment fund - or start their own.live discussions and projects) - 10-15 hours per week. Also • Executives looking to start or grow corporate venturecommon lectures with the SKOLKOVO Startup Academy groups that promote innovation and new products/ revenues within their existing companies.3 Executive Seminars (3-4 days each): 2 in Moscow Сampus • Entrepreneurs, lawyers, accountants, academicians,SKOLKOVO, 1 in Silicon Valley, USA policy makers and other professionals working with Pascal Levensohn Liam Donohue Mike Jung Bryan Roberts Venture Capitalists and who wish to gain an ‘inside view’ Levensohn Venture Partners 406 Ventures Panorama Capital VenrockStart of the programme: of this asset class.11 April 2013 – 17 June 201328 May 2013 – 12 June 2013 Trip to Silicon Valley, USAPlace of study: HOW TO APPLYOnline, Campus SKOLKOVO, Silicon Valley (USA) Stage I:Cost of the programme: 1. Fill out the application form on the website Jim Kim Mark Mendel Mark Radcliffe Edwin Poston30,000 EURO excluding flights and accommodation www.skolkovo.ru Khosla Ventures Intellectual Ventures DLA Piper TrueBridge Capital Partnersexpenses in Silicon Valley 2. Attach your resume 3. Pay the application fee of 50 euros onlineGroup size:20-30 people Stage II: 4. Candidates who have passed the first stage will beCertificate: invited for an interviewKauffman International Member certificate, graduates Please note: Finalists and short-list candidates are selected based oninvited to join the exclusive Kauffman global network. previous experience as well as future potential. Those not accepted are Dick Strayer Audrey MacLeana Nirav Tolia Phil WickhamSKOLKOVO certificate welcome to re-apply for a future class. Strayer Consulting Stanford University Fanbase Ctr. For Venture EducationPROGRAMME STRUCTURE*:Kauffman-SKOLKOVO Venture Capital Academy Module 1: Module 2: Module 3: Module 4: Module 5: Module 6: Module 7: Module 8: Module 9: Module 10: Foundation Investment Balancing on Investment Embracing risk Talent Pipeline The Business Synthesis Beginning Venture Capital DNA the ‘cutting Optimization What to look Ecosystem management Running the Firm A Career in Leveraging the overview Getting Capital edge’ Board Best for in a Startup Identifying Screening, mental as a Business Innovation Society Formation Right Forming Practices Developing models, due Investment Talent Pools diligence Thesis Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5 Week 6 Week 7 Week 8 Week 9 Week 10 BUSINESS MODEL SALES AND FINANCIALS PRODUCT LAW AND TEAM-BUILDING, MONETISATION STUDYING THE RAISING CAPITAL, PROJECT LAUNCH GENERATION MARKETING OF START-UPS DEVELOPMENT BRANDING STARTUP MODELS AND EXPERIENCE OF NETWORKING PREPARATION, – CUSTOMER AND WEB-TOOLS MANAGEMENT, NEGOTIATIONS SILICON VALLEY INVESTORS DAY DEVELOPMENT PITCHING TO STARTUPS AND INVESTORS EMERSION INTO THE ECOSYSTEMSKOLkovo Startup Academy * The school has the right to change the programme Silicon valley

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