About TVLP

Top 20-day and 10-day immersion programs on technology venture creation in Menlo Park, the heart of Silicon Valley. Each program is beautifully engineered for providing, in a very short time, state-of-the-art Training, Personalised Mentoring, and Networking Opportunities with investors, entrepreneurs, incubators, startups, and large tech companies.

TVLP is geared for those seeking to acquire a Silicon Valley Mindset as they prepare to start or internationally scale a technology venture, whether they are scientists, entrepreneurs, or managers of large companies.
Participant age is 23-53 years old.

Change your life, Think Big

Learn from The World's Best
Learn from a 'dream-team' faculty comprising celebrated entrepreneurs and
thought leaders teaching also at Silicon Valley top universities (Stanford, Berkeley, and Santa Clara)

Empower Your Entire Venture
Grow your venture in a unique program combining top Training,
Mentoring, Networking opportunities, and Site visits

Become part of the Greatest Entrepreneurial Ecosystem
Experience the unique energy and excitement of the region which fostered the creation of
Apple, Google, Amazon, Twitter, Intel, HP, and Tesla


TVLP is delivered by Silicon Valley instructors and with contributions by investors and entrepreneurs

Dr. Juan Montermoso Professor of marketing at Santa Clara University and founder of a high tech consultancy firm
Dr. Ming D. Leung Assistant Professor of Organizational Behavior at the University of California, Berkeley
Dr. Terri Griffith Chair of the Management Department at Santa Clara University and expert on organization decisions
Lynda Smith Faculty member of Stanford University with 25 years of experience in marketing and sales
Dr. Angelika Blendstrup Lecturer at UC Berkeley and Stanford University’s Continuing Studies, Co-founder of SV LATAM Fund
Naeem Zafar Faculty member University of California Berkeley, and serial entrepreneur (6 startups, 1 IPO)
Dr. Francine Gordon Lecturer at Santa Clara University and at Stanford Continuing Studies
Gideon Shaanan High-tech executive and entrepreneur, established Entrepreneurial Studies Initiative at University of California Santa Cruz
Kimberly Wiefling Globally recognized author and business leadership consultant
Dr. Tammy L. Madsen Associate Professor of Strategy at the Leavey School of Business, Santa Clara University


Team building Leadership
Strategic positioning Market research
Product management
Customer targets
Value, cost, price
Revenue models
Business development Agile/lean startup methods
Startup finance Bootstrapping
Venture capital
Income statements
Exit strategies
Pitch to investors How to present a business idea in about 10 slides
Presentation coaching
Get inspired Learn from CEOs
Legal talks
Meet investors
Startup culture
Build connections Networking events
Visits to startups, large companies, and incubators
Apply to your project One-to-one mentoring sections
Individually suggested events

Top Programs

Flagship 20-day program with participants from several countries (Europe, Middle-East, Asia, Latin America). Program runs 4 times a year. Designed for individuals and teams.
Express 10-day version of the regular TVLP including all its basic elements. TVLP Express (TVLPx) is the best introduction to the Silicon Valley Mindset. Designed for groups. Individuals are also welcome. Group Fee available for 10 or more participants. Contact us

Want to learn more? Download TVLP Brochure

Want to learn more? Download TVLPx Brochure

Tuition and Financial Aid

Program Fee: $5,900 USD (about* 5.200 €) Financial Aid Aid are Scholarship and Full Aid. Scholarship of $1,500 USD reduces participation cost to $4,400 USD (about* 3.800 €). Full Aid fully covers program fee. Apply when filling out program application form. TEAM - Scholarship of $1,500 USD for 2-3 members of same team SPECIAL JAPAN - One $3,000 USD scholarship EUROPEAN FINTECH - One $1,500 USD scholarship SCANDINAVIAN LIFE SCIENCE - One $1,500 USD scholarship KUWAIT - One $1,500 USD scholarship SPAIN, ITALY, FRANCE - Three $1,500 USD scholarships GERMANY and UK - Two $1,500 USD scholarships EMILIA ROMAGNA region (Italy) - Three Full Aid "Aster": Program fee and Accommodation Other scholarships? Join TVLP newsletter
Program Fee: $3,300 USD (about* 2.900 €) Financial Aid Full Aid fully covers program fee. Apply when filling out program application form; requirements apply, see application form. EMILIA ROMAGNA region (Italy) - 10 Full Aid "Aster": Program fee and Accommodation Other Scholarships? Join TVLP newsletter

Included & Not included - Fee includes: Tuition, Course materials, Transportation, Program Events, and Select Meals. It doesn't include: Accommodation (from $72/day), Flight, Health Insurance (about $60), Shuttle from/to Airport (about $25), Individually suggested events/meetings, Napa Valley tour, Regular meals, or Passport costs.

12 nationalities
3 continents

Alumni feedback

"It opens your mind.
You start thinking more widely and dreaming."
Student Entrepreneurship, Kingston University
"One of the 5 best things I have ever done in my life!" GIUSEPPE DE MASO-GENTILE, ITALIAN
CEO & Founder TANGIS
"Networking is the secret of Silicon Valley. TVLP connected me with angel investors and famous venture capitalists" BALINT VOJNITS, HUNGARIAN
CEO & Founder FindLost24
“It helped me to look into the future.
This is what Silicon Valley is.”
CEO & Founder UVIZR
"Silicon Valley is the epicenter of global innovation. From business angels to TechShop SF, lawyers and accelerators, you realize that the big companies you knew before are only part of this ecosystem" FRANCO AMIGONI, ITALIAN
CEO SincronPolis

ALUMNI PROFILE - Age: 23-53 years old. Field: Life science, IoT, Mobile, Social innovation, Retail.
Development stage: Startup or Small-Medium business, Research project, Business concept

What are you waiting for?

ProgramProgram DatesApplication Deadline
TVLP Fall 2016stay tuned (20 days) not open

ADMISSIONS - Max 20 participants are selected on a rolling basis: Early Action Matters!
VISA - If you need a visa to enter the USA, consider to apply to first round

Any question? Please email admissions@tvlp.co
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