VC University LIVE

Tulane at NOCHI
Start Date
Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 1:00pm
End Date
Saturday, September 21, 2019 - 12:00pm
Event Location
Stewart Center, CBD
725 Howard Ave
New Orleans , LA


We invite you to join Tulane University’s A. B. Freeman School of Business, Startup@BerkeleyLaw, and the National Venture Capital Association for Venture Capital University LIVE on September 19-21 in New Orleans! VC University LIVE is an opportunity to learn about emerging trends in venture finance and connect with local leaders and influencers from Silicon Valley.


Topics for VC University LIVE include:

  • Current trends in VC
  • Improving capital and talent flows between the South and Silicon Valley
  • Startups scaling beyond the South
  • VC terms and processes
  • Mock deal negotiations
  • Cap tables
  • VC data
  • Case studies
  • Public policies impacting the entrepreneurial ecosystem

Apply to VC University LIVE

Tuition for this 3-day program is $1,500 and discounts are available for Tulane alumni, Berkeley alumni and NVCA members. Scholarships are also available. Qualified candidates are accepted on a rolling basis and space is limited, so we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.


Confirmed speakers include:

  • Les Alexander, Tulane University
  • Richard Babb, Louisiana Funds
  • Chris Booker, Frist Cressey Ventures
  • Patrick Comer, Lucid
  • Frank Dalton, Fulcrum Equity Partners
  • Bobby Franklin, National Venture Capital Association
  • Jan Garfinkle, Arboretum Ventures
  • Katie Gray, In-Q-Tel
  • Maryam Haque, National Venture Capital Association
  • Michael Hecht, GNO Inc.
  • Scott Kupor, Andreessen Horowitz
  • Rob Lalka, Tulane University
  • Joe Lovett, Louisiana Funds
  • Chris Meaux, Waitr
  • Kate Mitchell, Scale Venture Partners
  • Adair Newhall, Greenspring Associates
  • Steven Davidoff Solomon, UC Berkeley
  • Scott Whittaker, Stone Pigman
  • Ashley Yesayan, Revolution LLC
  • Myke Yest, Tulane University

Additional speakers and the final agenda will be posted soon. Learn more at the VC University website.