Entrepreneurship & Venture Capital

  • Entrepreneurship & Venture Capital (EVC) is a community that supports, develops, and enables current and future Entrepreneurs and Venture Capitalists to change the world through creativity, smarts, and grit. We do this by: - Facilitating integration of Darden with the greater Charlottesville and UVA entrepreneurial community - Complimenting and influencing existing academic curriculum with more experiential and entrepreneurial thinking opportunities - Being a platform that encourages and guides students through the process of starting and funding new ventures or acquiring existing businesses - Providing a mentorship and support network for our members - Cultivating a sense of community among our members 

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    Entrepreneurship & Innovation at Darden


    Entrepreneurship & Venture Capital hosts a variety of events and activities throughout the year.

    • VC Bootcamp
    • Start-Up Speaker Series
    • Darden Pitch Competition
    • Venture Capital Investment Competition
    • Search Fund Info Session
    • Workshops, brainstorming sessions, lunches, mentorship, and networking events

    Leadership Team

    We welcome prospective students to reach out to members of our leadership team to learn more about Entrepreneurship & Venture Capital.

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    Current Sponsors

    Thank you to all of our company sponsors who support our mission and make all of our events possible.

    • Batten Institute