VCIC Fellows — Travel, Learn, Network and Represent

+ have fun + experience other campuses + meet like-minded students at top schools 

VCIC Fellows Program is a for-credit course that provides a selected group of MBA and undergraduate students a fun, practical and interactive opportunity to study venture capital and entrepreneurship by traveling to two different entrepreneurial regions of the United States and Canada.

Course Information

Course Number: Co-listed MBA 848R and BUSI 511
Course Title:  Regional Venture Capital Immersion
Meeting Times: Mod III, Mondays 12:30-1:50PM
Required Travel: Two weekend trips to VCIC events
Course Credit:  1.5 credit hours
Instructor:   Patrick Vernon
Enrollment:  By application 

Benefits of being a VCIC Fellow:

  • Get a behind-the-scenes look at venture capital partner meetings in which real VCs discuss real startups as investment opportunities;
  • Observe real startup founders as they field due diligence questions from investment teams;
  • Learn from the various approaches utilized by student teams as they show off their VC knowledge and skills;
  • Network with other entrepreneurial students, startup founders and venture investors from other parts of the country.

Interested UNC Kenan-Flagler students should apply at

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