VU was created to disrupt the traditional venture capital fund model and the education industry in order to power an unfair and sustainable competitive advantage and generate superior returns for our portfolio companies, our investors, and our team - the future leaders within the VC/PE ecosystem.
VU is the most scalable venture fund platform in the world, and is able to achieve this scale by combining an innovative venture fund model (VU Venture Partners) with a trade school for venture capital, private equity, and angel investing (Venture University).
VU is most scalable venture fund platform in the world:
- Creating a significantly larger and higher quality investment team
- 10x larger investment team, with 0.5% of the candidates selected to join the team
- Capable of sourcing and reviewing more deal flow
- 8,000+ deals per year, 4-8x more deal flow than a traditional fund
- Covering markets broader, deeper, faster, and smarter
- Dedicated investment teams focused on Consumer, Enterprise, FinTech/Blockchain, Frontier Tech, HealthTech, & Real Estate Tech
- 4x more selective than a traditional fund, investing in 0.12-25% of deals sourced
- Providing greater support for portfolio companies
- VU has a massive global network of investors, companies, and strategics to help our portfolio companies raise future rounds of capital, hire key employees, get customers, secure partners, and align with future acquirers.
- VU has also reserved 5/6th of its fund for follow-on capital to support companies throughout a company's journey.
- Generating Consistent & Superior Returns
- VU's investment strategy is both diversified and concentrated in order to achieve a scale that is designed to outperform
- The fund is diversified across 70-80 portfolio companies, with concentrations in 10-15 portfolio companies