VC 101 Training Videos

These videos are derived from VCIC director Patrick Vernon’s book, Venture Capital Strategy: How to Think Like a Venture Capitalist. The videos are from Part I of the book, which is an overview of the VC industry. Part II of the book details a due diligence framework called “VC Razor.” Excerpts from the book may be found at

How VCIC Works

Venture Capital Defined

VC Job 1: Raising a Fund

VC Job 2: Investing in Startups

VC Job 3: Returning Capital

Overview of VC Industry

VC Razor Due Diligence Framework

The VC Razor due diligence framework is a tool for assessing startups as investment opportunities, from Part II of Patrick Vernon’s Venture Capital Strategy: How to Think Like a Venture Capitalist (click for excerpts).

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Other Videos

The VCIC Experience

London Business School VCIC Experience