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 designed for providing, in a very short time, state-of-the-art Training, Personalised Mentoring, and Networking Opportunities with investors, entrepreneurs, incubators, startups, and tech companies.

TVLP programs are geared for those seeking to acquire a Silicon Valley Mindset as they prepare to start or internationally scale a technology venture, whether they are entrepreneurs, scientists, or corporate executives.
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, and Networking opportunities

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

Faculty

TVLP is delivered by a top Silicon Valley faculty of instructors, investors, and entrepreneurs

Naeem Zafar Serial entrepreneur (6 startups, 1 IPO) and Lecturer UC Berkeley
Juan Montermoso Professor of marketing, Santa Clara University
Lynda Smith Faculty member Stanford University. CMO, Jibo and Twilio
Ming D. Leung Assistant Professor Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley
Tammy L. Madsen Professor of Strategy, School of Business, Santa Clara University
Jared Waxman Head of Growth, Yahoo
David S. Carlick Venture capitalist and Entrepreneur. Co-founder Doubleclick
Carol M. Sands Investor. Founder of The Angels’ Forum and GP of The Halo Funds
Azmat Malik Angel investor and past Senior Executive of marketing
Chris Yeh Venture capitalist and best-selling author
Gideon Shaanan High-tech executive and entrepreneur
Steven Goldberg Venture capitalist at Venrock
Francine Gordon Professor of practice Santa Clara University
Marta Bulaich Past VP Canaan Partners and Associate DFJ Venture
Kimberly Wiefling Globally recognized author on Business Leadership
Angelika Blendstrup Co-founder SV LATAM Fund. Lecturer Stanford University

Curriculum

Team building Leadership
Cofounders
Incentives
Contracts
Strategic positioning Market research
Product management
Customer targets
Value, cost, price
Revenue models
Business development Agile/lean startup methods
Marketing
Sales
Partnerships
Startup finance Bootstrapping
Fundraising
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

Select your Program

TVLP
Flagship 20-day program with participants from several countries (Europe, Middle-East, Asia, Latin America). Boost yourself and your company, growth your network, and acquire a powerful entrepreneursial Mindset. Program runs 4 times a year. Designed for individuals and teams.
TVLPEXPRESS
MONDAY-FRIDAY: Express one-week program to acquire a Silicon Valley Mindset in a short time-frame.
FOLLOWING WEEK: An optional Pitch Special Workshop is offered to entrepreneurs and executives willing to improve their pitching skills.
Designed for individuals, teams, and groups. Group Rate available for 15 or more participants. Contact us

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Tuition and Financial Aid

TVLP
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 Other scholarships? Join TVLP newsletter
TVLP EXPRESS
Program Fee: $3,500 USD (about* 3.090 €) Financial Aid Aid are Scholarship and Full Aid. Scholarship of $1,000 USD reduces participation cost to $2,500 USD (about* 2.200 €. Full Aid fully covers program fee. Apply when filling out program application form. SPECIAL JAPAN - One $1,500 USD scholarship BAIA for ITALY - One $1,000 USD scholarship in Life Science thanks to Business Association Italy America, BAIA GERMANY - One $1,000 USD scholarship in Blockchain Other Scholarships? Join TVLP newsletter

Included & Not included - Program 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.

GLOBAL ALUMNI
COMMUNITY
12 nationalities
3 continents

Alumni feedback

"It opens your mind.
You start thinking more widely and dreaming."
VALERIE AELBRECHT, BELGIAN
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.”
LARISA KRYUCHKOVA, RUSSIAN
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
TVLPx January 2017Jan 30 - Feb 7, 2017 (10 days)passed
TVLPx February 2017Feb 27 - Mar 4, 2017 (1 week)Dec 18
TVLP Spring 2017May 2017 (20 days)opening
TVLP Summer 2017July-August 2017 (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


QUESTIONS? Please EMAIL admissions@tvlp.co
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