Invest Europe Foundation for Venture Capital Investment Professionals is a three-day training programme designed for early-career practitioners.
The modules of this course have been specifically designed to offer participants an overview and a broad understanding of the different milestones and processes in private equity investment. The agenda has been set out in such a way as to reflect the life of a fund and its manager, focusing on some of the situations faced by professionals investing in seed, start-up and development capital.
The Foundation for Venture Capital Investment Professionals looks at:
The Course Leader, Professor Daniel Muzyka, President & CEO of The Conference Board of Canada and former Dean of the Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia (Canada) uses real life case studies to illustrate key areas for discussion, alongside practitioners invited for their proven track record and ability to share experiences from many years of practice.
The course is open to those who have recently joined the profession, junior managers and anyone with an interest in improving their understanding of the European private equity industry.
TBC Brussels, Belgium
WEDNESDAY 18 NOVEMBER
11.00 – 12.30: Introduction
13.30 – 15.30: Venture Capital Fund Structure & Management
15.30-16.00: Coffee break
16.00-17.30: Fund Marketing
19.00 - 22.00: Networking Dinner in the city center
THURSDAY 19 NOVEMBER
09.00 – 10.30: Investing in High Potential: VC Opportunity & Decision Criteria
10.30 - 11.00: Coffee break
11.00 – 12.30: Investing in High Potential: VC Opportunity & Decision Criteria
12.30 - 13.30: Lunch
13.30 – 15.00: Deals & Deal Flow
15.00 – 15.30: Coffee break
15.30 – 17.00: Securing and Defending IP Rights
FRIDAY 20 NOVEMBER
08.30 – 09.45: Valuation
09.45 - 10.00: Coffee Break
10.00 - 11.15: Exit Selection & Process
11.15 - 11.30: Coffee Break
11.30 – 12.30: Firm Management
12.30 – 13.30: Lunch
13.30 - 15.00: Corporate Venturing
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Accommodation information will be available shortly.
Course Fee (excluding accommodation):
Invest Europe Members: €2065
21% VAT will be added to the above prices.
The above prices also include all material relating to the Foundation for Venture Capital Investment Professionals as well as coffee breaks, lunches and dinners for the duration of the course. Hotel accommodation is not included in the course fee.
Participants are requested to pay by cheque, banker's draft, bank transfer or credit card in Euro as shown on the Application Form. Applications sent after 18 October 2020 should be paid by credit card.
Bank transfers: should be made net of bank charges and commission to the following bank: ING Avenue Marnix 24, B-1000 Brussels
International bank transfer account number: IBAN BE33 3300 5785 0046 SWIFT/BIC: BBRUBE BB
Domestic bank transfer account number: 330-0578500-46
A copy of the bank transfer should be sent together with the application form. To avoid any confusion, participants are requested to indicate clearly their names and addresses on transfer orders and cheques. Confirmation of registration for fees and practical information will be sent after receipt of the application form and payment. For late registrations (see above), we require payment via a credit card.
Cancellations can only be accepted if received (in writing) by 18 October 2020. Fees (less 20% administrative charges) will then be refunded. After this date, delegates will be liable for the full fee.
In case of cancellation, a substitution between members of the same company is still possible at any time.
The working language of the course will be English.
To register for the course the candidate should submit the registration form and proof of payment. Invest Europe maintains the right to refuse the registration if it is not accompanied by all the supporting documents.
Due to the high demand for Invest Europe Training courses, priority is given to Invest Europe members. Registrations will be handled on a first-come-first-served basis.
Any registration received after 18 October 2020 should mention a credit card number for the payment of course fees.
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