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Admissions for

VC Unlocked:

Silicon Valley

Admissions Process & Criteria

VC Unlocked is currently an invite-only program. We are looking for promising candidates who want to make a positive impact in our industry. Candidates should have at least 1 year of experience in angel investing, venture capital, or a similar financial field (or 5 years of experience as an operator).

There are two ways to enroll in VC Unlocked: (1) participants can either be nominated by a peer or colleague, or (2) can request an interview with our admissions team. Preference is given to candidates who are nominated.

The Admissions Committee will carefully review your nomination or interview request. Should we decide to move forward, we will invite selected candidates to complete the application. If you have questions, please contact us at

Admissions Timeline:

Early Applications

  • April 3, 2020: Early application deadline
  • April 6, 2020: Accepted candidates & scholarship recipients notified


General Applications

  • June 26, 2020: General application deadline
  • July 6, 2020: Accepted candidates notified