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Venture Capital Initiative

Venture Capital Initiative - Programs

Venture Capital Programs & Events

Darden supports students who want to learn and grow as aspiring venture capitalists. The School offers a variety of classes, student club activities, workshops, competitions, opportunities to engage with industry leaders, and hands-on learning opportunities in venture capital.

Below, explore the educational offerings that advance a student's venture capital journey through Darden. In addition to the opportunities listed here, Darden offers many "venture capital-adjacent" courses, programs and experiences. Darden's Richard A. Mayo Center for Asset Management supports investment management offerings, including the student-run Darden Capital Management fund management program. Darden's Batten Institute offers a wide variety of opportunities related to entrepreneurship and innovation.