Online course “Venture Analyst”

On September 12, Ask VC, with the support of IT Park, launches the online course Venture Analyst. The classes will be conducted by Denis Kalyshkin, Investment Director of I2BF Global Ventures.

The program will last 4 weeks, participation in it is free.

The course is intended for startups, venture investors, including future ones, as well as business angels, employees of accelerators and innovation departments of corporations.

 Program participants will learn about:

  • venture fund and how it works;
  • market and competition analysis for a startup;
  • main terms of the transaction (term sheet);
  • capitalization table (cap table);
  • investment memorandum, start-up analysis criteria for errors and cognitive distortions of a venture investor;
  • Due Diligence process;
  • analysis of financial metrics of a startup and building a financial model;
  • venture fund portfolio management, risk balancing, fund life cycle.

In addition, during the course, participants, together with a mentor, will analyze cases:

  • analysis of the venture capital market in Latin America;
  • analysis of the investment memorandum of Twitch based on the investment memorandum of the Bessemer fund.

Students will also receive additional materials for self-study and webinars on a career in a venture fund and an online Q&A session with Denis Kalyshkin.

You can register for the course until September 12 at the link:

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About the organizer:

Denis Kalyshkin is an investment director at I2BF Global Ventures, 8+ years of investment experience in the US and CIS with a focus on startups that are transforming industries using modern technologies (AI, Internet of Things, RPA, robots and automation, SaaS, AR/VR).