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Understanding Venture Capital


Understanding Venture Capital

This course is brought to you by Draper University, the course is meant to help entrepreneurs in getting started with their funding strategies .


* Awareness of business terminologies
* Member on StartupWind community


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Andrew Tang

The instructor, Andy Tang has 15 years of operating and early-stage investing experience in the high-technology space. His portfolio includes: YeePay, CloudMedX, Atomwise, VeChain, Telegram, Ledger, Alto Beam, to name a few. He also currently serves as the CEO of Draper University, an education ecosystem for entrepreneurs. Andy is also the founding member and Managing Director of the Draper Dragon Fund, a cross border China/US early stage investment fund. Andy holds a BSEE in engineering from The University of Texas at Austin, an MSEE in engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and an MBA from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School. Andy was awarded the Outstanding Young Engineering Graduate by The University of Texas. He also holds one US patent.

About Draper University
Draper University’s mission is to inspire people and accelerate ideas by igniting the entrepreneurial spirit globally. They have 900+ alumni who have launched their own startups, raised $220+M in venture funding and who work with leading technology companies to foster innovation.

Tim Draper, legendary Silicon Valley venture capitalist founded Draper University in 2012 with a vision and belief that in order to change the world we have to change education.

Draper University aims to teach entrepreneurship globally in an entirely new way. Through hands-on training, an innovative curriculum and thought leadership Tim Draper brings together young entrepreneurs, startup founders, executives and investors all under one roof. Tim Draper has deep roots in entrepreneurship and venture capital with a rich background that started by founding Draper Associates in 1985.