Principles of Venture Capital

Principles of Venture Capital

Principles of Venture Capital


The Council is offering its entry-level Principles of Venture Capital (formerly known as VC101) program in February 2024 in Sydney. The program will be facilitated by leading industry practitioners who will be sharing their experience and wealth of knowledge with you including a case study.

Principles of Venture Capital is a long-running program that aims to deliver to course participants entry-level knowledge of the approach that venture capital (VC) takes to investment, as well as an understanding of the domestic landscape and key strategies used.

Topics covered:

  • VC investment parameters
  • What VCs look for in a business
  • The VC model
  • Investor considerations when investing in VC
  • Due diligence
  • Fund lifecycles
  • How VCs exit their investment
  • How Australian VC compares globally


Deborah Johns
Gilbert + Tobin

Dr. Mark Bonnar
Managing Director
Southern Cross Venture Partners



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Time Session 
 10:45am Arrival Morning tea & registrations
 11:00am Welcome note
 11:05am Main program presentation commences
 12:30pm Networking lunch
 01:00pm Case study
 01:45pm Main program presentation continues
 02:30pm Thank you and close 


The Australian Investment Council Event Terms and Condition can be viewed here.



10:45AM - 2:30PM


Gilbert + Tobin

Level 35, Tower Two, International Towers

200 Barangaroo Avenue

Sydney NSW 2000

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Members $299

Non-members $449

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