Venture Capital
Unlocked Program

From Apr 28th to May 1st, Riyadh

9:00am - 5:00pm

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VC Unlocked

Saudi Arabias

Learn how to invest like 500 Startups, one of the most active seed stage VCs in the world.
VC Unlocked: Saudi Arabia is a four-day training program for up-and-coming VCs and angel investors in the region who want to invest like Silicon Valley VCs.
In this 4-day program, participants will work with 500 Startups investment partners and a professor from Stanford University to design their investment theses, think about how to assess investment opportunities, and learn how to use cap tables and term sheets. Participants will get the chance to put their learnings into practice as they evaluate real startups using tools and tactics from 500 Startups’ investment playbook.


Candidates should have at least 1 year of experience in angel investing, venture capital, or related field (or 3 years of experience as an operator).

On average, candidates should have executed between 1-10 investments in VC or another investment asset class

Candidates should demonstrate commitment to working with entrepreneurs and helping them grow their businesses


Trevor Loy

Lecturer, Dept. of Management Science & Engineering
Stanford University

Hasan Haider

Partner at 500 Startups, Investing in the MENA Region, Helping to build regional ecosystems

Amit S. Bhatti

Corporate Counsel
500 Startups

Ana Paula González

Head of Miami
500 Startups

Tanya Soman

Venture Partner
500 Startups

Bedy Yang

Managing Partner
500 Startups

TPedro Vieira

Director, Innovation & Partnerships
500 Startups

Sharif El-Badawi

Managing Partner
500 Startups