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Private Equity & Venture Capital
Online Course & Internship

Identify potential, enable growth, and shape the future. For any major.
No experience required.
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Enable growth.

That’s the function of venture capital and private equity investing, in a nutshell. In a course covering VC and PE (as they’re known in the industry), you’ll learn how to analyze and evaluate potential investments, conduct the various steps in the investment process, and how investment exit strategies are developed and implemented. This is the ideal skill set for those looking to shape the future. What can we say? Money talks.

Matt Klein, iX Alum
Now working as an Equity Research Associate at Franklin Templeton
"Last summer I had a great experience working in corporate finance, and this summer I got to see a completely different side of the industry. Our teacher focused primarily on start up evaluation and taught us how to build efficient financial models to better assess investment risk. Today, I am working with a team of other iX students on a startup venture of our own. The startup has given me an environment to hone the skills I learned in the classroom."

iX Private Equity & Venture Capital alumni have gone on to work at

First, build an in-depth, practical skill set.

iXperience classes prepare you to create real-world value with just a few weeks of intensive learning.
Understanding the basics
Learn the difference between VC and PE, as well as different strategies for fundraising and mandates.
The VC & PE ecosystem
Get an introduction to venture capital, seed-stage investing, private equity, and later-stage investing.
Startup valuations
How do you value an idea? A product? A company that is yet to turn a profit? Learn - and practice - different ways to calculate valuations.
Due diligence
How to conduct due diligence on teams, business models, and products.
Learn about term sheets, including the most important financial and governance terms.
Portfolio strategy
Once you've invested, how do you add value to your investee companies? Learn how to craft a portfolio strategy to minimise risk and maximise returns.

Apply your new skills in an internship.

Our internships are different from the usual. Instead of leaving you on your own, we provide you with daily support and occasional classes to cover additional material. That means you'll be able to create huge value in a short time—all of which you can add to your resume to show future employers.

Citystone Group

A Dutch development group focused on urban residential / commercial developments & investments.

Athena Capital

More than just an investment firm, Athena Capital focuses on bringing businesses the tools they need to grow and deliver exceptional returns to investors.


A new development in Cape Town, South Africa focused on innovative hospitality and accommodation spaces.

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Meet your teacher, mentor, friend.

All of our teachers have backgrounds in both academia and industry, so they can teach you solid fundamentals and how to apply your knowledge.
Lebogang Poonyane
CEO at Global Capital Empowerment Private Equity Fund

Working as an entrepreneur and investor for over 15 years, Lebogang has extensive experience in strategy and private equity in Africa, Europe, and the US. In 2016 he co-founded the Global Capital Empowerment Fund with the mission of providing services to mid-sized businesses that need strategic direction, funding, and enhanced access to markets.


Get a free info pack that includes:
Insights about the Private Equity & Venture Capital industry.
Post-graduate career options.
A detailed course and program outline.
Internship information and project examples.
Tuition and financial aid options.

from our alumni.

Zachary Hoexter
Columbia University, Class of 2023

The iX programs cover the exact combination of learning and experience that is not offered in a traditional college classroom until upperclassman years. If you are interested in finance, this is the perfect and only opportunity as an underclassman to learn new skills and apply those at real financial services companies or projects.

Annie Li
Boston College , Class of 2023

iX helped me to understand and gain the skills that are required to enter the financial industry. Beyond just the skills, with the incredible teaching team who was always there whenever we needed help, I learned more about myself too.

DonoVaughn Tulloch
Duke University, Class of 2022

The iX Private Equity & Venture Capital course was a great way to get a very in-depth understanding of the general business operations and financial services VC and PE firms offer. Being able to work with and help an organization identify potential investors to expand their project allowed me to further develop my professional skills.

Sarah McEachern
Middlebury College, Class of 2021

iX was a great experience coming from a liberal arts background to get into the more technical aspects of finance that I can’t learn at school. The program was excellent in helping me fill gaps as well as prepare me for a future career in the finance industry.

Rachel Bigman
University of Virginia, Class of 2024

I learned more than I could ever imagine and feel very prepared for applying to the business school at UVA and taking new classes. To now be able to create numerous financial statements and understand the foundation of PE and VC, I feel very enlightened.

Ian Humphrey
Virginia Tech, Class of 2021

My experience was amazing. I was able to learn a ton in a short amount of time, network with people from all around the world, and present to a client in a professional manner! My teachers were also very knowledgable, helpful, and cared about our success!

Dates and deadlines.

2021 Program dates

Session 1:
May 24 – July 2

Session 2:
July 5 – August 13

Application deadlines

February 25 - Early Action: Highest chance of admission and increased access to financial aid.

March 23 - Second Decision: Admission to talented candidates.

May 1 - Final Deadline: Admission only to exceptional candidates for remaining places.

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