Top-class programs for aspiring and practising professionals in venture capital

Why does Newton exist?

Our mission is to level the playing field for people from typically overlooked backgrounds – ensuring that the next generation of venture investors represent the world we live in.

 

Seven of the ten world’s largest companies were catalysed by venture capital, creating trillions in market value and millions of jobs worldwide. 

 

Yet the venture capital ecosystem is still not representative of the world we live in and the population it serves. 

Group photo of the VC Fellowship

Newton offers training and development programs to help people accelerate their careers in venture, globally.

 

With our unique blend of faculty and practitioner teaching, we are training the investors of tomorrow to back the companies of the future.

Our Programs

VC Fundamentals

  • Supports the entry, onboarding and development of early-career venture investors
  • A network of other ambitious fellows, with cohort socials and networking events
  • Opportunities to learn from top-tier practitioners across the ecosystem
  • Ongoing access to all our learning resources
  • Peer-to-peer knowledge sharing through alumni peer fellowship groups
  • Remote learning environment, designed to fit around a professional schedule

VC Fellowship

  • Supports current venture investors looking to advance their careers, new general partners on their first fund cycle, experienced entrepreneurs and operators, and deep subject matter experts
  • Distance learning, exercises and networking opportunities in between the teaching modules
  • Accelerated learning and networking from world-class faculty and experienced practitioners
  • A strong community of life-long peers with whom to co-invest, follow-on etc and navigate fund cycles together
  • On-campus meals with peer fellows and faculty and practitioner guests
  • Experiential experiences across the ecosystem

Hear from our fellows 👇

 

Without Newton, I could never have…

  •  …met my co-founders of our fund.
  • … had a full understanding of venture capital.
  • …developed the confidence to start investing.
  • … pitched my startup to a top-decile VC practitioner.
  • …become a part of a global network of like-minded individuals passionate about enhancing innovation.
  • … performed well in an internship interview and shortly after started working in a fund to gain real-world experience of being a VC.
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Latest from Twitter

We 100% agree with @JBirkinshaw & his piece in the @FT about how biz schools can help solve bigger problems.
Programs like ours combine real-world problems with #ExecEducation giving you the knowledge & tools to help solve the world's biggest problems 🚀https://www.ft.com/content/540b0821-a9a8-4f04-ae7e-5a2ac71d7dd4

@loobah_l I run @NewtonProgramVC - a JV with @localglobevc and @LBS - so high quality learning. Run two programs - one for aspiring and one for practicing VC professionals.

Leading #NVP04's penultimate session was Prof @JBirkinshaw, joined by @localglobevc's Pam Burton, on scaling ventures.

Key takeaways:
🚀 Enablers & blockers of #ScalingVentures
🚀 Importance of data & testing assumptions
🚀 Importance of scaling in a fast-growing company

Congratulations to London Business School's @helene_rey, who is to be President of The European Economic Association (EEA), becoming President-Elect in January 2023, and in 2024, Vice President, eventually assuming her role as President in 2025.

http://ow.ly/hRMU50LS6SS

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