Admissions

Program Admissions – Process & Criteria:

VC Unlocked: Silicon Valley Online 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).

In order to enroll in VC Unlocked: Silicon Valley Online, participants must be nominated by a peer or colleague. **Please note we will not accept self-nominations. 

  1. Nomination: The Admissions Committee will carefully review your nomination.
  2. Application: We will invite selected candidates to complete the application.
  3. Interview: Should we decide to move forward, top applicants are then invited to interview with our team.
  4. Acceptance: Once accepted, candidates can enroll in the cohort.

All submissions will be screened by our VC Unlocked team members at 500 Startups. If you have questions, please contact us at vcunlocked@500.co

Admissions Timeline:

Early Admission Deadline (Extended)

  • June 30, 2021

General Application Deadline

  • July 30, 2021

Program Dates

  • October 4 – 29, 2021