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Building the Next Generation of VCs: Metvy’s ‘The VC Fellowship by HireVC’ Paves the Way

Building the Next Generation of VCs: Metvy’s ‘The VC Fellowship by HireVC’ Paves the Way

May 20, 2024

New Delhi (India), May 20: Venture Capital in India has long posed a challenge for aspiring professionals, lacking clear pathways to navigate this intellectually rigorous domain.

Enter Metvy, renowned for its immersive mentor-led educational experiences, introducing “The VC Fellowship” to demystify the venture capital landscape. Crafted by VCs for future VCs, this flagship program equips participants with a curated curriculum, mentorship, projects, resources, and opportunities essential for understanding India’s venture capital ecosystem. This selective fellowship endeavors to enhance transparency within India’s venture capital sphere.

The VC Fellowship by HireVC is a meticulously curated program offering a transformative journey into the world of venture capital. Through strategic partnerships with industry leaders, HireVC leverages Metvy’s expertise in gamified learning experiences to deliver a comprehensive curriculum, preparing fellows for the dynamic challenges of the VC industry.

“India’s GDP per capita is expected to grow from current $2400 to $10000 over the next 10-12 years, given the economic flywheel that is now firmly established.  This means that there will be generation of wealth across the spectrum widening the small market of HNIs and thus, we will need more people to manage the allocation of that wealth into asset classes like venture capital.  Looking ahead thus, there will be a shortage of quality professionals in the fund management industry. The VC Fellows are headed in the right direction to not only capitalise on this trend but also to acquire the skills to beable to invest in businesses and entrepreneurs. I wish the 1st cohort of VC Fellows at HireVC all the best on this journey and am personally delighted to be mentoring not just founders but also prospective VCs of tomorrow and help them navigate their careers with authentic information and guidance.” – Anup Jain, Founding Partner, India-Focused Early-Stage VC.

Personalized Upskilling

At the heart of The VC Fellowship lies a commitment to personalized upskilling. Each shortlisted fellow receives tailored mentorship and guidance, ensuring they acquire the skills and knowledge capital necessary to thrive in the competitive world of venture capital. With gamified mentorship sessions and immersive live projects, fellows gain practical experience and build a robust portfolio that sets them apart in the industry.

Diverse Excellence

The inaugural batch of The VC Fellowship, which commenced on March 1st, comprised 16 outstanding fellows selected from a pool of over 1000 applicants. With a focus on diversity and meritocracy, the cohort included individuals with diverse backgrounds, from seasoned entrepreneurs and angel investors to industry veterans and young consultants from leading firms.

Empowering Future Leaders

The VC Fellowship goes beyond traditional education by providing fellows with real-world opportunities to make an impact in the VC landscape. From working as scouts for top angel syndicates to gaining access to an exclusive resource library and curated job board, fellows are equipped with the tools and networks they need to succeed in their venture capital careers. Live Projects offer fellows the chance to collaborate with multiple angel networks and syndicates.

Supported Excellence

The VC Fellowship is supported by VC professionals from the biggest names in the industry, allowing HireVC to heavily subsidize the tuition fees. This unprecedented support ensures that the program remains accessible to aspiring venture capitalists from all backgrounds and age groups, democratizing access to premium education in the VC space.

“We saw so many people wanting to work with Top VCs struggling for a roadmap to understand the VC ecosystem. This fellowship will make VCs more accessible. We are overwhelmed with the number of applications received and grateful to all the VC professionals supporting us to build this.” – Shawrya Mehrotra, Founder & CEO at Metvy.

Join the Revolution Applications for the second batch of The VC Fellowship are now open until May 28th, with the program set to commence on June 1st. Whether you’re a budding entrepreneur, a seasoned investor, or a passionate advocate for innovation, The VC Fellowship offers a unique opportunity to be part of the future of venture capital in India. For more information and to apply, visit https://hirevc.com .

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