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2/4: C4E Venture Capital Short Course Workshop

February 4 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm


Join the Vanderbilt Center for Entrepreneurship (C4E) for a short course workshop on Venture Capital, with Andrew Goldner, CEO of GrowthX.

About this event:

This workshop is for future funders and founders. It’s for entrepreneurs who might want to raise venture capital and anyone interested in a career in venture capital. It will prepare entrepreneurs to understand to the non-obvious characteristics of venture capital, avoid the most common mistakes when raising capital, and confidently pitch, negotiate term sheets, and close multiple funding rounds. It will prepare future VCs to step into an internship, confidently interview for an associate role at an established VC fund, and contemplate and plain to launch their own fund.

About GrowthX:

GrowthX is a venture capital fund run by operators with extensive go-to-market experience. We invest at the seed stage in B2B SaaS and marketplace opportunities founded by diverse teams who recognize the need and want help finding product-market fit. Being helpful is our primary form of due diligence. Our portfolio founders have access to our Market Acceleration Program, our private accelerator focused on everything you need to go to market, engage with your customers, and win revenue. Founders everywhere can apply to join The Revenue Accelerator.

About Andrew:

Andrew is a Founding Partner and CEO of GrowthX. He has been in the technology sector since 1998, based in New York City, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Palo Alto. Andrew began his career in technology as a lawyer for the early Internet pioneers in Search (Alta Vista and Yahoo), AdTech (DoubleClick), SaaS (Salesforce), and others while practicing law. He left private practice at Skadden Arps and transitioned to In-House roles at DoubleClick (leading up to the Google acquisition) and Thomson Financial. Andrew then co-founded Thompson’s financial news business leading to the acquisition of Reuters. At Thomson Reuters, Andrew served as Publisher of Reuters News, where he worked on innovation and design-thinking with nearly 3,000 journalists based in 200 countries worldwide. After 6+ years in Asia, Andrew returned to the U.S. and returned to helping early-stage companies. He then co-founded GoodMoney to democratize high-performance, values-based investing and then co-founded GrowthX.

All students and Vanderbilt alumni are welcome. At 1 PM, we will provide lunch for all who attend. Register today for this free, in-person event before seats fill up.

To receive a registration link, email the C4E at



February 4
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Vanderbilt Center for Entrepreneurship


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