The Leader of the Industry

What distinguishes the Venture Capital Institute from other programs is the caliber and dedication of its faculty. Not only are the faculty accomplished professionals who have decades of venture capital and private equity experience, but they also love their chosen profession and want to encourage the next generations of professionals. Many of the faculty members are VCI Alumni and have been returning to the Institute for numerous years to inspire and motivate students with their knowledge and enthusiasm. A list of previous years faculty is below. Register now

Make time to speak one-on-one with top venture professionals.
Make time to speak one-on-one with top venture professionals.
Gain critical insight on your work at the institute from leading industry experts.
Gain critical insight on your work at the institute from leading industry experts.

Get the facts you need to take your career to the next level and beyond. Work shoulder to shoulder with some of the brightest young talent in the industry.

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Faz Bashi, M.D.

Life Science Angels/Angel Capital Association

Subject: Pricing, Structuring

and Negotiating: A Case Study

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Monro Lanier

Managing Partner

Coosa Capital

Subject: Added Tools for Pricing, Valuation & Negotiating

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Nelson Chu

Kinetic Ventures

Subject: What Makes an Idea Investment Worthy?

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Jeffrey Leavitt

Partner

DLA Piper USA, LLP

Subject: Term Sheets for Structuring & Negotiating Deals

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T. (Teo) Forcht Dagi, MD

Partner

Apta Bioscience / Anglo Scientific

Subject: Marketing Your Fund and Stimulating Effective Deal Flow

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Clare Fairfield

Executive Managing Director

Concerto Advisors and VCI Chairman

Subject: LPs View - Investing In Effective Fund Managers

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Olga Loy
Winston & Strawn
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Stephen Fleming

Enterprise Innovation Institute

Georgia Institute of Technology

Subject: Stimulating Effective Deal Flow

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Benjamin Glenn

Shay Glenn, LLP

Subject: Venture Investments and Intellectual Property Risks and Opportunities

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Dr. Morton Grosser

MG Consulting

Subject: Adding Value as an Effective Director

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Cynthia Ringo
DBL Partners
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Pat Hamner

Patriot Capital Partners

Subject: Mezzanine and Later Stage Investments-An Overview

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Joseph Silver

Partner

DLA Piper USA, LLP

Subject: Term Sheets for Structuring and Negotiating Deals

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Steven Hutchinson

Hutchinson & Company

Subject: Pricing, Structuring and Negotiating: A Case Study

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Michael A. Tharp, CFA

Co-Founder and Managing Director

Cimarron Capital Partners, LLC

Subject: A Limited Partner’s View

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Lew Jaffe

President

Jaffe Associates, MovieMe, Loyola Marymount University

Subject: Changing the Management & Board in Troubled Times

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Carl Jenkins

Vice President

BMO Harris Bank

Subject: LPs View - Investing In Effective Fund Managers

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Steve Vivian

Kestrel Capital Group

Subject: Exit Evolution: A Case Study Profitable Early

Stage Exits to a Middle Market Buyout

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Pitch Johnson

Limited Partner, Founder

Asset Management Co.

Subject: The Art vs. Science of Investing: A Luminary’s Keynote Address

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Anita Watkins

Director of Strategic Innovation

Rex Health Ventures

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Rimas Kapeskas

UPS Strategic Enterprise Fund

Subject: Evolution and Growth–Corporate Venture Capital

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Andrew Wicks

The Darden School

University of Virginia

Subject: Case Studies in Ethics – A Candid Discussion for Fund Managers