We’re happy to announce that on 11-13 May, Venture Rocket Eurasia is launching the Venture Investment School – a series of online educational sessions for first-time investors.
In collaboration with our partners – Starta Ventures and Qazangels, we have designed a 3 day educational program for investors who are eager to diversify their investment portfolio and learn more on how and what startups to invest in.
Our speakers who are experienced venture capital experts or active investors will share their presentations on different investment-related topics during 3 educational sessions (2 hours each). The sessions will be conducted in Russian.
1) Anuar Seifullin – Introduction to Venture Investment
a. Key differences between a startup and a classic business
b. Who are early-stage investors, how, and why to invest in startups
c. How the venture market works
d. Portfolio diversification. Allocating a certain percent of your fortune to startups increases return on investment and reduces volatility.
2) Alexey Girin – How to Build a High-Quality Investment Funnel and Find a Promising Investment Object.
a. What is the pipeline: how to source and scout startups. Where to find promising startups
b. Potential deal flow overview: accelerators, investor clubs, seed and venture funds
c. Independent search and analysis of projects: building an investment pipeline
d. How to evaluate a startup by criteria: competence, technology, product, business model, profitability, people, markets, competition
e. Initial assessment of the investment suitability based on key metrics, due diligence
f. Key red flags
3) Arslan Kudiyar – Deal Closing
a. Key legal aspects
b. Term sheet
c. Deal structuring
4) Demo Day
a. Startup presentations (3-6 projects)
b. Analyzing the key metrics and indicators
c. Analyzing investment opportunities in practice with early-stage investors (Invited VC)
e. Introduction of VentureRocket Eurasia
Venture Investment School will finish with a Demo Day for the best startups selected by our team to present their pitch decks and the attendees to analyze them together with the invited investors. This is also a great chance for you to find and invest in a solid startup.
If you are interested in joining Venture Investment School, feel free to apply here.