VC Unlocked: Selecting Startups

June 8 – 15, 2021

Hands-on investment committee simulation for investors.

Why Selecting Startups?

Learn the step-by-step process 500 Startups uses to assess startups and download your startup interview rubric

Get direct access to top-performing startups in 500’s portfolio by screening real presentations

Interview real startups in an investment committee simulation led by a 500 Startups expert team member

Earn a skills-based online certificate from 500 Startups VC Unlocked

Program Details

Program Fee: $490.00 USD

Time Commitment: 5 hours in total

Dates: June 8-15

**Note: the live workshop takes place Tuesday, June 15th at 4 pm CET.


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Our online certificate program includes a blend of live and recorded content with a focus on applied learning. Get practical insights that you can put into action in your investing immediately.

Program agenda

Refund Details: Course enrollment fees are non-refundable after June 4, 2021. If you cancel your paid enrollment for the course on or before June 4, 2021, we will offer you a complete refund. To cancel your enrollment and receive a refund, you must email on or before June 4, 2021. Upon cancellation of enrollment, you will not have access to the course.

Hear from past participants
Tani Chambers
RaVn Impact Partners
“Having a hands-on opportunity to evaluate startups alongside the 500Startups investment committee was an invaluable experience.”
Phoebe Clark
IAG (Insurance Australia Group)
"Selecting Startups was a great reset button for me and has pushed me to start thinking more strategically around how I review start-ups as part of my job. The content was relevant, the teachers were engaging, the platform was easy to use. Thanks team!"
Deb Ghosh
1000X Space
"Exposure to some curated startups and rigorous behind the scene peak at the selection process of 500Startups is must have for aspiring VCs & investors."