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Silicon Valley Venture Development Program


Venture architecting from ideation to initial scale up. Turn your vision into reality!

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Apply proven Silicon Valley based methodologies.


Learn from venture capitalists, angel investors, and entrepreneurs.
Create investment-ready ventures!


Phase I: 5-day Deggendorf Institute of Technology (Germany) in-residence - Learn the tools and venture development methodology that will propel your startup to the next levels of success. Learn from Santa Clara University faculty and Silicon Valley experts within a European context - in partnership with DIT Faculty.

Phase IIApplied Learning and Venture building - Apply best-in-class techniques to important milestone challenges for your venture.  Benefit from continued hands-on mentoring and tracking of your goals through monthly interactive webinars with SCU faculty and Silicon Valley experts. 

Phase III5-Day Silicon Valley Immersion at Santa Clara University - Develop your understanding of venture valuation, fund-raising and the secret sauce of scaling your venture in the context of the Silicon Valley eco-system. Make an investment pitch to a panel of Silicon Valley and European-based investors.

Want more information? Watch the playback of our Information Session on YouTube!

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