DAY 1 - DAY 4
During the first four days, accelerator / incubator managers will learn from a wide range of topics that include: raising and managing a fund, designing a curriculum, building a mentor and investor network, and building a startup ecosystem.
DAY 5 - 8
See how Draper University transforms founders and learn alongside your portfolio companies as they go through our program and learn the basics of entrepreneurship. Topics include: building a pitch deck, growth hacking, and startup finance.
Future & Vision
Physics of the Future
Intro to Future Tech (AI, ML, AR, VR, Self-Driving Cars)
Investment Philosophy and Thesis
How angels and funds operate
Boards and cap tables
From seed to IPO
High Trust Leadership
Track record and fundraising
Effective Communication and Feedback
Building Mutually Beneficial Relationships
Evaluating pitch decks and financial models
Crowdfunding and Viral Marketing
Silicon Valley Immersion
History of Silicon Valley with Bill Draper
You’ll live on campus with us and be supported by a team of program managers, entrepreneurs in residence, and mentors. Located in the heart of Silicon Valley, downtown San Mateo's historic Benjamin Franklin Hotel. 44 E 3rd Avenue, San Mateo, CA.
This is an invite-only program for accelerator / incubator managers and up to two of their portfolio CEOs. We invite accelerator / incubator managers from all over the world to learn alongside the best and brightest in the Silicon Valley.
Global startup showcase
This is where you will have the opportunity to show off your talented founders. We connect our student entrepreneurs with investors in Silicon Valley and the rest of the world.