The Venture Capital Initiative at Darden provides students with a suite of world-class curricular, experiential and professional offerings to support their educational interests and long-term career pursuits in venture capital. Degree program students seeking to establish or enhance their foundational knowledge of the VC industry or gain practical skills and experience through investing and operational roles can take advantage of several curricular and co-curricular programs during their two years at Darden.
Led by expert faculty and staff in Charlottesville, Virginia, Washington, D.C., and San Francisco, California, the Venture Capital Initiative enables every Darden student to pursue educational and professional opportunities in venture.
Darden Venture Capital In the News:
Darden Looks to Contribute to Gender Equity Progress in Venture Capital
The Darden Report, 21 March 2023
How Business Schools are Preparing MBA Students for Venture Capital Careers
Fortune Magazine, 2 December 2021
How Two UVA Darden Grads Sharing a Name and Background Secured Significant Venture Funding for Veteran Entrepreneurs
The Darden Report, 23 August 2021
New UVA Darden Initiative Expands Career Development and Experiential Learning Opportunities in Venture Capital
The Darden Report, 19 August 2021