Become a Successful Venture Capital Startup Scout

Everything you need to become a venture capital startup scout.
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Rating: 4.5 out of 5 (13 ratings)
894 students
1hr 5min of on-demand video
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Understand what a venture capital scout program is.
Sharpen your startup spotting and evaluation skills
Developer a deeper understanding of how venture capital works.
Learn how to create wealth from your startup connections and knowledge.
Receive guidance on how to secure a scout or other role at a VC firm.

Requirements

  • Interest in startups and venture capital
  • A passion for startups.
  • A good sense for what makes for a good startup.

Description

In this course, you will learn everything you need to know about becoming a venture capital startup scout. If you're an existing scout looking to brush up on your skills and knowledge or if you're someone who's looking to get a foot in the door in the world of venture capital, or if you're a VC associate looking to improve your dealflow this course is for you!


In this course, you will learn everything you need to know about becoming a venture capital startup scout. If you're an existing scout looking to brush up on your skills and knowledge or if you're someone who's looking to get a foot in the door in the world of venture capital, or if you're a VC associate looking to improve your dealflow this course is for you!

You will learn the following:
1. How venture capital works.
2. How venture capital firms source deals.

3. How startups raise funding. The different types of funding, when you can be most valuable as a scout, and how you can help.
4. The mindset of a startup founder. What they like and dislike about the funding process. How you can be a mentor and a sidekick to the best founders in your network.
5. How to source deals by tapping into your relationships and delivering value first.
6. Preferences of VC firms and how to send them the right deals.
7. How to spot good startups.
8. How to leverage your startup experience to move ahead in the world of venture capital.
9. And more...

Who this course is for:

  • Anyone interested in venture capital
  • People interestedin making money from their entrepreneurial & startup-related communities.
  • Content creators (podcasters, etc.) interested in monetising their communities
  • Founders interested in helping their community grow.

Instructor

Founder, Superscout
David Haddad
  • 4.5 Instructor Rating
  • 13 Reviews
  • 894 Students
  • 1 Course

David is the founder of Superscout, a global community of venture capital startup scouts helping connect startups with venture capital. With Superscout, David brings a breadth of knowledge in startups across three continents and 5 industries. Other than that he also is involved in web3 and decentralised autonomous organisations. You can connect with him on Twitter and Linkedin.

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