Join the Newton Venture Program: Fellowship at London Business School in April 2023

Newton Venture Program

  • Location: London Business School
  • Closing: 5:00pm, 25th Jan 2023 GMT

Job Description

Join the Newton Venture Program: Fellowship at London Business School in April 2023

Applications close on Wednesday 25 January at 17:00 GMT.

The Newton Fellowship Program helps you accelerate your venture capital career. If you have a few years of venture capital or closely-aligned experience under your belt and are looking to get to the next level in your career, this program is for you.

The opportunity.

  • Delivered in-person across London Business School and partner institutions/VC firms (exact locations to be confirmed)

  • Interactive, discussion-based sessions bringing together industry insight, frameworks and tools, and practical application

  • Three modules, each three days long, held every two months (the total program runs over a six-month period)

  • Both online and in-person opportunities to connect between modules 

  • Fireside chats and informal social evening events

  • Real case studies to dive into and discuss

  • Project work and applied learning activities

  • Access to the Newton Network

What you will learn

  • Module 1: Identifying potential 🌱

    • Funding options

    • Demand and supply

    • Deal flow

    • Networking

    • Valuations - methods and approaches

    • Diversity in venture capital 

    • Term sheets

  • Module 2: Realising potential ✨

    • Post funding reality

    • Business model innovation

    • Scaling a business

    • Negotiations

    • Responsible business and investment

  • Module 3: Unleashing potential 🚀

    • Leveraging ecosystems

    • Fundraising and fund due diligence

    • Building a VC investment platform

    • Fund co-investment 

    • VC value creation

Apart from growing in your technical knowledge of venture capital, you will also grow in your personal leadership journey through exercises such as creating a personal fellow’s vision and receiving coaching.

Your role

Senior Associates and Principals, Junior Partners, new General Partners, experienced entrepreneurs and operators, and deep subject matter experts. You are keen to advance your career, expand your perspectives and build your personal vision. You will:

  • Prioritise the time and energy needed to fully immerse yourself in the three modules spread over six months

  • Participate with commitment in both solo and group activities, and contribute to the interactive sessions

  • Complete intermodular work critical to your learning and that of your peers in the cohort

  • Be ready to dive deeper into the inner workings of the venture capital industry and how you can help shape the future of the industry

  • Go on to be an engaged member of the global Newton Alumni

Key attributes

  • Motivation

  • Mission focus

  • Contribution

  • Grit

  • Critical thinking

  • Fluency of ideas 

We are looking for interest and motivation to pursue a long-term career as a venture investor. We are particularly keen to hear from applicants from overlooked and underestimated backgrounds. 

Please note: The Fellowship program is aimed at those with a minimum of 3 years of experience as an investor working at an investment firm or technology transfer office OR a minimum of 5 years experience working in the startup ecosystem, as a founder or operator. 

If you haven’t yet reached this level of experience, the Fundamentals Program may be a better fit for you (applications open now).

Key details

  • Module 1 dates: Wed 19 April to Fri 21 April 2023

  • Module 2 dates: Wed 28 June to Fri 30 June 2023

  • Module 3 dates: Wed 18 October to Fri 20 October 2023

  • Sessions are held in-person in London

  • Dates and locations are subject to change

  • Interviews will be held between Monday 30 January and Friday 10 February 2023

  • Successful applicants will be informed on Friday 10 February 2023

  • Cost of the program is ÂŁ12,500 + VAT 

  • On successful application to the program, payment for the Fellowship must be paid by Wednesday 15 March 2023 to secure your space on the program

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Scholarships information

Scholarships and employer sponsorship

  • To reduce barriers to entry, we offer a limited number of scholarships starting from 25% of the program fee, if needed. To apply for a scholarship, please read the dedicated page for instructions to apply. 

  • Scholarship applications are separate from the program application and do not affect your eligibility. We run a blind application process that is separate from the scholarship process: neither process will impact the other.

  • Scholarship applications must be completed by Wednesday 25 January 2023.

  • Many employers see the benefit of a program such as Newton Fellowship. See information here about how to approach getting sponsored to learn with us.

What is the Newton Venture Program?

Newton Venture Program helps you make sense of the venture capital world with a mission to level the playing field for people from typically overlooked and underestimated backgrounds - ensuring that the next generation of investors represent the world we live in.

Newton is a joint venture between London Business School and LocalGlobe VC, with founding partner Silicon Valley Bank. We combine the best of executive education with insights from the most experienced practitioners across the global venture landscape.

Our robust training programs ensure that everyone has an equal opportunity to thrive in venture capital to create a more accessible and diverse ecosystem. 

Removing bias from the hiring process

  • Your application will be anonymously reviewed by our hiring team to ensure fairness
  • You won't need a CV to apply to this job

Applications closed Wed 25th Jan 2023

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Removing bias from the hiring process

  • Your application will be anonymously reviewed by our hiring team to ensure fairness
  • You won't need a CV to apply to this job

Applications closed Wed 25th Jan 2023