TVLP is the Silicon Valley Institute of Technology Entrepreneurship and Innovation. In the last 6 years it has educated and trained in Menlo Park, California entrepreneurs, scientists, innovators, and technology leaders from 42+ countries, age 21-60+, both individuals and large groups. Some of the world’s leading and most successful companies - LG, YPF, Chalhoub, and many others - have improved the 'intrapreneurial' and innovation skills of their senior leaders by attending a TVLP Institute program.

TVLP Institute adopts a creative learning approach that covers all aspects of entrepreneurship, from idea formation through launching a new business, in a super intensive time - from few days to four weeks.

TVLP unique teaching methodology encompasses a balanced mix of on-campus state-of-the-art lectures, workshops, labs, personalized mentoring, pitching, visits and networking opportunities with investors, entrepreneurs and iconic Silicon Valley tech companies.

Change your life, Think Big

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

Empower Your Entire Life
Grow your career and 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.
Join a global network of talents selected by TVLP in all continents.


TVLP faculty includes 30+ top Silicon Valley investors, industry veterans, entrepreneurs, and thought leaders. Main members are featured here

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, Santa Clara University
Tom Kosnik Professor, Stanford University and Early stage Investor
Dan Levin Operating Partner, Khosla Ventures. Past President and COO,
David S. Carlick Venture capitalist. Doubleclick (Google) cofounder and 4 IPO
Carol Sands Langensand Investor, Angels’ Forum & Halo Funds founder
Marta Bulaich Past VP Canaan Partners and Associate DFJ Venture
Steven Goldberg Venture capitalist, Venrock ventures
Angelo Del Priore Venture capitalist, HP Ventures
Julie Cavanna-Jerbic Past CIO and CFO, Hewlett-Packard
Andrew Hyde CFO, Armanino and Salesforce
Jared Waxman Head of Growth, Auth0 and Yahoo
Chris Yeh Venture capitalist and best-selling author
Ron Weissman Investor, Band of Angels and past Director, NeXT Computer [Apple]
Angelika Blendstrup Partner SV-LATAM Fund. Lecturer Stanford University
Scott Underwood Chief storyteller, Innovationship and IDEO
Francine Gordon Professor of Management, Santa Clara University
Azmat Malik Angel investor and Senior Executive of marketing
Kimberly Wiefling Globally recognized author on Business Leadership
Dennis Sakamoto Actor and Director in TV programs and Hollywood films

Areas of Interest

Institute programs and activities spread over several areas of Entrepreneurship, Technology, and Innovation

Team building Talent management
Venture organization
Employee Incentives
Startup culture
Strategic positioning Design thinking
Innovation Trends
Market opportunities
Customer targets
New revenue models
Business development Agile/lean startup methods
Growth generation
Startup finance Financial models
Venture capital
Strategic investments
Exit strategies
Pitching and Communication Storytelling
Speaker Coaching
Attract investors
Effective communication
Pitching Art
Leadership Learn from CEOs
Execution and Operations
Entrepreneurial lessons
Startup Legals
Venture scaling
Business Culture Networking
Time management
Investor mindset
Startup culture
Doing business in Silicon Valley
Personal development Entrepreneurship as working culture
Skill development to facilitate career


xRED - Design and Launch a new venture (1 week) xBLUE - Raise capital and generate Growth (1 week) xGREEN - Leadership and Team creation (1 week) FLAGSHIP - Acclaimed comprehensive course that includes xRed, Blue, and Green classes as well as an intensive Pitch Lab (3 weeks) All programs come with several Labs to create a full custom learning experiences. Program details, Download the Brochure
CORPORATE & CUSTOM PROGRAM - Holistic custom immersion experience for large groups and executive delegations designed around the client needs. Popular topics are intrapreneurship, digital transformation, or emerging Silicon Valley technologies. ONE DAY IMMERSION - A super empowering journey. Hear from experts in your industry. Learn the innovation mindset behind the Valley iconic companies. Learn more, Download the Brochure Shape your program, contact TVLP Corporate Team today

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Participants come from several countries (Europe, Middle-East, Asia, Latin America). Programs are subject to a selection process. Small teams are welcome too. Contact

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Minimum 20 participants. Program duration, topics, and goals can be customized. Available full package with travel group ticket and accommodation.

Tuition and Financial Aid

Program Fee RED, BLUE, or GREEN (1 week) Full program $3,500 USD Classes only $1,990 USD RED+BLUE or BLUE+GREEN (2 weeks) Full program $5,300 USD Classes only $2,990 USD RED+BLUE+GREEN (3 weeks) Full program see FLAGSHIP Classes only $3,990 USD FLAGSHIP (3 weeks) Full program $6,800 USD Europeans can pay EUR. Other currencies are coming Included & Not included Full program fee includes: classes, labs, and program social-business activities (meetings/visits and networking events). It also includes tuition, course materials, transportation during social-business activities, and select meals. Classes only fee includes: classes as well as tuition and course materials. Mentoring and Labs can be added for a fee. Fees don't include: accommodation (from $72/day), flight, regular meals, health insurance (from $40), and ‘optional’ or ‘suggested’ activities.
Small Team discount Team of 5 or more participants can benefit by a special rate.
Financial Aid Scholarships are assigned to selected outstanding applicants on the basis of their financial need and professional profile. Apply when filling out program application form. Aid amount is in USD. Financial aid do not apply to discounted program fee beneficials. Available Scholarships TEAM - Red, Blue, Green $1,000 or Flagship $1,500 scholarship for a 2-3 member team applying same day FEMALE INNOVATORS - Three $1,000 scholarships JAPAN - One $1,500 scholarship EUROPE - Three $1,000 scholarship in AI, Life Science, or FinTech GERMANY, UK - One $1,000 KUWAIT - One $1,000 scholarship "Resto al Sud" for ITALY - One $1,000 scholarships, supported by "Resto al Sud" magazine, to create ventures in South Italy BAIA for ITALY - One $1,000 Life Science scholarship supported by Business Association Italy America PAKISTAN - One $1,500 scholarship supported by Riaz A. Karamali, Partner at Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP BlueJeans - Two $1,000 scholarships supported by Blue Jeans Network, Inc. Other Aid? Join TVLP newsletter
42+ nationalities
All continents

Alumni feedback

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

ALUMNI PROFILE - Age: 21-60+ years old. Field: Artificial intelligence, Life science, IoT, Social innovation, Retail, Fintech.
Role: CEO, Top Executive, Scientist, Manager, Startup founder, Solo-Entrepreneur, Scientist, Innovator.

What are you waiting for?

ProgramProgram DatesApplication Deadline
xRedMarch 2021 (1 week)Oct 4
xBlueMarch 2021 (1 week)Oct 4
xGreenMarch 2021 (1 week)Oct 4
FLAGSHIPMarch 2021 (3 weeks)Oct 4
xRedMay 2021 (1 week)Oct 4
xBlueMay 2021 (1 week)Oct 4
xRedJul 12-17, 2021 (1 week)Oct 4
xBlueJul 19-24, 2021 (1 week)Oct 4
xGreenJul 26-31, 2021 (1 week)Oct 4
FLAGSHIPJul 12-31, 2021 (3 weeks)Oct 4

ADMISSIONS - Max 10 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

No application fee

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