VNTR VC Fellowship is an online, live program for emerging investors* where you:
Join an investment team of up to 6 fellows and go through the program together
Define your investment thesis: industries, stage, evaluation criteria, key questions, and more
Put together your own deal flow and due diligence process
Source deals, perform due diligence and make investment decisions with peers
Get access to deal flow from Seed to Pre-IPO stages
Co-invest in startups with VNTR fellows and seasoned experts
Build your investment portfolio
The program includes weekly mastermind meetings to review your progress and investment committees to review investment opportunities. As a fellow, you will join a global community of like-minded co-investment fellows.
*No prior experience in venture capital is required.
DEAL FLOW FROM
US, Israel, Singapore, Europe, UK, and emerging markets
Minimum check per deal $5K+
GROW KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE
50+ hours of live practical sessions in venture capital
30+ invited seasoned investors and experts
EXPAND YOUR NETWORK
300+ startups reviewed and evaluated by each fellow
One of Israel’s leading high tech venture capitalists. World’s 50 most influential Jews. OurCrowd has raised $1.8B in commitments and has made investments in more than 280 companies, in 28 funds and has seen 47 exits since its launch in February 2013
The most active venture syndicate in the world. Gaingels co-invests alongside top VC firms into Series Seed through Pre IPO companies. Gaingels mission is bring equality to LGBT and all minorities in Venture Capital around the world.
Managing Partner at Monthly Ventures San Francisco, USA
Program Director at VNTR, Investor and advisor in over 20 startups, community builder
Investment teams formation - introductions and matching sessions to build deal sourcing and investment teams based on fellow interest, expertise, and background
Mondays - VNTR team discussions
Tuesdays - Experienced investors and industry experts share insights and best practices
Wednesdays - Deal flow review and investment committee meetings facilitated by an experienced guest investor. Each investment team nominates top deals for a review by the committee. Best deals go through deeper due diligence.
Thursdays - Investment Teams' standup meetings to review results and plans for next week.
Fellows will perform additional work individually and in teams to implement their investment thesis, source deals, review companies, perform due diligence, prepare for investment committee meetings, and syndicate investments.
We carefully select the fellows for each cohort to create a strong community of peers with diverse background and expertise.
Emerging angel investors and VC fund managers
Family offices who want to start investing in startups
Individuals interested to join a VC firm
Individuals with experience in Corporate Investor Relations or Innovation
Experienced investors in other sectors, real estate, crypto, public markets
Individuals interested in launching venture funds, corporate venture funds, accelerators, startup studios, or family offices
Experienced professionals and industry experts looking to transition into VC world
Entrepreneurs who want to become investors
High net-worth individuals
Join VNTR Team as a Fellow and grow as an investor
There is no application deadline, fellows join our partners and work together to sources deals and invest in the best
VC Campsare optional and paid separately, we recommend attending the camp before and after your fellowship to meet with your fellows in person to foster stronger relationships.
What do I get as a fellow participant?
10-week online live program and curriculum, including expert speaker sessions, masterminds, and investment committees.
You will have access to all the live sessions and their recordings as well as any shared materials.
Access to deal flow sourced by fellows and VNTR partners.
Participate in investment syndicates offered by the VNTR fellowship program and partners network.
Access to the online community to connect with other fellows, speakers, and experts.
Fellows will continue attending expert sessions, investment committees of future cohorts, and investment syndicates as part of VNTR Membership.
What is the time commitment?
The program is a part-time online live program that requires commitment to perform individual and team work of 8+ hours per week.
Your weekly activities will include:
Learning VC fundamentals
Expert guests sessions with experienced VCs, business angels, and other players in the startup ecosystem
Establishing connections with investors for co-investment opportunities and syndication of deals
Market research and analysis
Deal sourcing, reviewing executive summaries, presentations, and evaluating startups
Hosting startup pitch sessions with qualified startups
Preparing materials for investment committees and syndication partners
Hosting and attending investment committees
Performing detailed due diligence of investment opportunities
Mastermind sessions with your investment team
Office hours with mentors and experts
* All the sessions are recorded in case you can't join
What is my team investment thesis and stage?
You will join an investment team based on your interest and expertise. Each team will define their investment thesis: industry, company stage, check size, potential co-investors, etc. Your team will source and review deals, present top opportunities during investment committee meetings, and negotiate investments.
Can I invest in deals sourced by our cohort?
There is no requirement to invest in any of the sourced companies during the program. We do recommend having at least $10k to invest to get the program's full value and acquire hands-on experience to understand how to make investment decisions in real life.
How long will I have access to the VNTR community?
Once you finish your fellowship you will continue to have access to your cohort fellows and experts.
You can continue growing with VNTR by enjoying your 1-year VNTR Membership where you can boost your knowledge, experience and grow your investment portfolio supported by peers.
What is the application process?
Submit your application - Apply hereby sharing your information and why you are interested in the program. If you are accepted into the program, you will receive an official email with your invitation to the interview.
Application review -VNTR will review your application and rank it using various criteria: work experience, industry expertise, goals, and additional factors.
Interview - VNTR will select the best applicants for an online interview to learn more about them, their goals for the program, and their interests.
Acceptance - Approved applicants will receive an official email with acceptance to the program, and payment instructions.
VNTR applications are open for all the future announced cohorts. Early application to the future cohort provides you with priority in the application process. The fellowship program is limited to 30 fellows in a cohort.
What is your cancellation policy?
If your life plans change, we will refund your admission fees minus the $200 application processing fee.
Will I receive a certificate of completion when I finish the fellowship?
We will issue Certificates of Completion to fellows who successfully complete the 10 weeks of fellowship program.