Tribe-V Venture Capital Fellowship is a part-time online, live program for emerging investors* who want to boost their knowledge and experience of venture capital. You will acquire a VC mindset and psychology, get equipped with practical tools, build your investment process, and practice investing with Tribe-V fellows and seasoned experts.
The program includes weekly mastermind meetings to review progress and investment committees to review investment opportunities. As a fellow, you will join a community of like-minded co-investment partners.
*No prior experience in venture capital is required.
GROW KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE
50+ hours of education and expert sessions
30+ seasoned investors and experts
300+ startups reviewed and evaluated by each fellow
100+ new connections with investors and founders
Sep 10, 2021 - Nov 19, 2021
General application Aug 2, 2021
Late application Aug 16, 2021
BECOME A VENTURE CAPITALIST
Navigate the venture capital investing together with other fellows, expert mentors, and experienced investors
Develop your investment thesis
Define your investment strategy: industries, stage, evaluation criteria, key questions and much more. Learn from renowned investors and your peers to put together your own deal-flow and diligence process.
Grow your network of fellow investors
We carefully select the fellows for each cohort to create a strong community of peers from various backgrounds and expertise. Collaborate with peers and experts for help with your investment decisions and support your portfolio.
Source deals and invest
The best investments are sourced from network referrals. Our fellows source deals, review, perform due diligence and make investment decisions with peers. You can participate in syndicated deals offered by the Tribe-V community.
World-class experts who will join us during the program
Investor, advisor or board members, in over 80+ startups
Week 1: Introduction to Venture Capital and investment teams formation
Meet your peers and form teams - introductions and matching sessions to build deal sourcing and investment teams based on fellow interest, expertise, and background
VC masterclass - learn the fundamentals and key concepts of venture capital (~10 hours over 3 days)
Week 2-10 Weekly Schedule:
Mondays - Guest expert presentations with Q&A (invited guest speakers share their insights and best practices)
Wednesdays - Investment Committee meetings facilitated by an experienced guest investor. Each investment team will nominate 1-2 sourced startups for a review by the committee. Selected companies will move on to a deeper due diligence stage.
Fridays - Investment Teams Masterminds (standup meetings for the investment team to review past week's work, share plans and challenges for the upcoming 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.
Guest experts will share their experience and best practices.
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
* No prior experience in venture capital is required
Join the upcoming Venture Capital Fellowship Program Sep 6 2021 - Nov 12 2021
VC Campsare optional and paid separately, we recommend to attend 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?
As a fellow you get:
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 the online community to connect with other fellows, speakers, and experts.
Opportunity to build long-term friendships and relationships with a group of venture capital investors.
Participate in investment syndicates offered by the Tribe-V fellowship program and partners network
* VC Camp is not included in the fellowship program. You can join our camp program before and after the program to connect with fellows and other investors offline.
What is the time commitment?
The program is a part-time online program that requires commitment to perform personal and team work of 10+ hours per week.
Your weekly activities will include:
Learning VC fundamentals
Expert guests sessions with experienced VCs, angels, and other players in the startup ecosystem
Establishing connections with investors for co-investment opportunities and syndication of deals
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 with chosen companies
Performing detailed due diligence of investment opportunities
Mastermind sessions with your investment team
Office hours with mentors and experts
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 have hands-on experience to understand how to make investment decisions in real life.
How long will I have access to the Tribe-V community?
Once you finish your fellowship you will continue to have access to your cohort fellows and experts.
What is the application process?
Submit your application [Apply here] by sharing your information and why you are interested in the program. Applicants can apply to multiple fellowship programs in one application. If you are accepted into the program, you will receive an official email with your invitation to the interview.
Application review -Tribe-V will review your application and rank it using various criteria: work experience, industry expertise, goals, and additional factors.
Interview - Tribe-V 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.
Tribe-V applications are open for all the future announced cohorts. Early application to the future cohort provides you a discounted rate and a priority in the application process. The fellowship program is limited to 30 fellows in a cohort.
What is your cancellation policy?
We have a limited amount of spots for qualified fellows in each cohort, no more than 30 fellows will be accepted.
If your life plans change before week 2 of the program, we will refund your admission fees minus the $500 application processing fees. We will not be able to approve other applicants in case you cancel your attendance when we release your spot.
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.