Global: Start-Up Foundations Cohort January 2016 Apply


General Overview (Application Period Closes December 15th)

The Start-Up Fundamentals cohort at Wasabi Ventures Academy is a global program, this program allows any individual regardless of location to experience the start-up and venture capital world. Each cohort uses a wide range of resources at Wasabi Ventures, including many of the portfolio companies, and online group and one-on-one meetings with the WV founders. The global cohort is held each quarter; therefore, the application period is a rolling enrollment, apply above to be considered for the program.

Why Global

The “Global” strategy has led to many successful cohorts, featuring individuals from South America, Europe, Asia, and virtually every where else under the sun. Not limiting the cohort to any specific reign has given Wasabi Ventures Academy a reach that many other start-up programs simple do not have.








Curriculum / Details

    The Start-Up Foundations Program gives individuals a first-hand experience Start-up and Venture Capital world. This revolutionary program is changing start-up education, not only will candidates cover the start-up world in general form, but will also learn Wasabi Ventures specific successful approach to doing business in this ecosystem.

    A three-month online program in which canidates have weekly Q&A sessions with Alumni,CEOs,Founders, and the WV General Partners.

Session 1: Overview of the Start-up Life Cycle         Session 7: Idea Brainstorming

Session 2: Start-up Finance 101                                 Session 8: Creating an Effective Pitch Deck

Session 3: Effective Start-up Due Diligence     Session 9: Communicating with Advisors and Investors

Session 4: Becoming an Authority in an Industry   Session 10: Working with an Engineering Team

Session 5: Analyzing a Competitive Landscape      Session 11: My Career and the Start-up World

Session 6: The 5 Red Flags of Start-ups


The Wasabi Ventures Academy has held the global cohort for just over three years. Wasabi Ventures decided to make the Start-Up Foundations course a global program to give every individual a chance to take part. Using online platforms the Global Start-Up Foundation program is able to interface, and hold lessons, where every there is an internet connection.


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