About the Program
WHAT IS THE DARDEN CONNECT PROGRAM? Darden Connect is a multi-day, immersive program for select MBA students interested in entrepreneurship and venture capital careers. The program offers unique connections to key individuals, companies and organizations active in venture communities across the United States, establishing a network of founders and investors that students can begin to cultivate prior to graduation. Since 2018, four Darden Connect cohorts have completed the program.
WHO'S IT FOR? The program is for current Darden students who demonstrate a commitment to pursuing opportunities in venture during or immediately after their Darden education.
WHEN IS IT? The next program is being planned for 2021, specific dates are TBD.
WHERE IS IT? Previous instances of the program were held on-site in the San Francisco Bay Area and in Austin, Texas.
HOW DO I SIGN UP? Applications will be available in 2021, specific dates are TBD. For more information please contact Robyn Swift, Director of Strategic Initiatives.