Application Deadline: Intro to Venture Capital
Graduate students, post-doctoral scholars, researchers, and faculty conducting scientific research at UChicago, Argonne, and Fermilab are encouraged to apply for the free, non-credit course, Introduction to Venture Capital: A Toolkit for Analyzing and Financing Startups. If you have ever considered being part of a startup or wanted to understand more about how startups source and receive investments, then this class is just for you. Adapted from two popular entrepreneurship courses at Chicago Booth, this course will empower scientists to understand the underlying economics of a new business. Participants will also gain insight into how investors make decisions. The course is recommended for those interested in entrepreneurship and technology commercialization. No previous business experience is required. The course will be held virtually for the 2021 Winter Quarter.