TVLP is the Silicon Valley Institute of Technology Entrepreneurship and Innovation. Our top immersion programs on technology venture creation are offered in Menlo Park, the heart of Silicon Valley. Each program is beautifully designed to provide, in a very short time, state-of-the-art Training, Personalised Mentoring, and Networking Opportunities with investors, entrepreneurs, incubators, startups, and tech companies.

We receive applications from 40+ countries. TVLP applicants are entrepreneurs, executives, and innovators seeking to acquire a Silicon Valley Mindset and improve their entrepreneurial skills. Participant age is 21-60+

TVLP Institute works also with visionary companies, like LG Group of South Korea, for corporate programs or to expose their leades to an 'intrapreneurial' culture and support process of digital transformation.

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 top Silicon Valley investors, industry executives, entrepreneurs, and thought leaders.
It is composed by 30+ members including stable and occasional members. 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, School of Business, Santa Clara University
Angelika Blendstrup Co-founder SV LATAM Fund. Lecturer Stanford University
Tom Kosnik Professor at Stanford University and Early stage Investor
Dan Levin Operating Partner at Khosla Ventures. Past President and COO
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. Instructor Stanford University
Chris Yeh Venture capitalist and best-selling author
Marta Bulaich Past VP Canaan Partners and Associate DFJ Venture
Steven Goldberg Venture capitalist at Venrock
Angelo Del Priore Venture capitalist at HP Ventures
Julie Cavanna-Jerbic Past CIO and CFO, Hewlett-Packard
Francine Gordon Professor of Management, Santa Clara University
Jared Waxman Head of Growth, PubNub and Yahoo
Azmat Malik Angel investor and past Senior Executive of marketing
Kimberly Wiefling Globally recognized author on Business Leadership
Dennis Sakamoto Actor and Director in Hollywood films, TV programs, commercials

Areas of Interest

The Institute 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 busioness in Silicon Valley
Personal development Entrepreneurship as working culture
Develop talents and human capital to facilitate career

Select your Program

X-RED: One week super immersive program about Selecting a business idea and Designing & Launching a new venture/product project. Includes all the fundamental elements of the Silicon Valley Mindset. X-BLUE: One week to learn how to Develop a business and Find working Capital. Mainly designed for established ventures of any size (from two people team to VC backed or mid-size company) and professionals. X-GREEN: One week advanced training about how to Lead a company and Scale it up. Entrepreneurs and executives looking for improving leadership skills and growing the business should attend. Download X-Programs Brochure FLAGSHIP: Our most comprehensive program. A 3-week unique experince that includes X-Red, Blue, and Green as well the Venture Lab. It is specifically designed to work on a venture project and develop an investor. Boost yourself and your company, growth your network, and acquire a powerful entrepreneurial Mindset. Download FP Brochure
Corporate&Custom Programs One week or More program in a corporate style for large clients and groups looking for a custom immersion experience. Program is designed around the client needs. Participants are top executives, managers or delegations interested in developing intrapreneurship skills. Want to learn more? Download TVLPc Brochure Contact TVLP Corporate Team and start shaping your program

Additional information

Programs with participants from several countries (Europe, Middle-East, Asia, Latin America). Participants should apply and pass selection process. Scholarships available in several countries.

Additional information

For 20 or more participants. Program duration, topics, and goals can be customized. Group travel ticket and accommodation can be included.

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 GLOBAL - FEMALE FOUNDERS - Three $1,500 USD scholarships for promoting female entrepreneurship SPECIAL JAPAN - One $2,000 USD scholarship SCANDINAVIAN LIFE SCIENCE - One $1,500 USD scholarship EUROPEAN Artificial Intelligence - One $1,500 USD scholarship KUWAIT - One $1,500 USD scholarship GERMANY and UK - Two $1,500 USD scholarships Other scholarships? Join TVLP newsletter
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. GLOBAL - FEMALE FOUNDERS - Three $1,000 USD scholarships for Female founders SPECIAL "Resto al Sud" for ITALY - Two $1,000 USD scholarships, supported by "Resto al Sud" magazine, for innovators willing to create ventures in South Italy Legal Tech - One $1,000 USD scholarship for a EUROPEAN innovator in Legal Tech supported by "ICT Legal Consulting Law Firm" 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, Regular meals, or Passport costs.

30+ nationalities
All 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: 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
FLAGSHIPnot available
X-RedMarch 18 - 23, 2019 (1 week)Nov 25, 2018
X-BlueMarch 26 - 31, 2019 (1 week)Nov 25, 2018
X-Greennot available
FLAGSHIPMay 20 - June 8, 2019 (3 w)Nov 25, 2018 (apply!)
X-RedMay 20 - 25, 2019 (1 week)Nov 25, 2018 (apply!)
X-BlueMay 28 - June 2, 2019 (1 week)Nov 25, 2018 (apply!)
X-GreenJune 3 - 8, 2019 (1 week)Nov 25, 2018 (apply!)
FLAGSHIPJuly 8 - 27, 2019 (3 weeks)Pre-round: Nov 25, 2018
X-RedJuly 8 - 13, 2019 (1 week)Pre-round: Nov 25, 2018
X-BlueJuly 15 - 20, 2019 (1 week)Pre-round: Nov 25, 2018
X-GreenJuly 22 - 27, 2019 (1 week)Pre-round: Nov 25, 2018
FALL 2019
FLAGSHIPOct 2019 (3 weeks)not-open
X-RedOct 2019 (1 week)not-open
X-BlueOct 2019 (1 week)not-open
X-GreenOct 2019 (1 week)not-open

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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