EPISODE #29: J. SKYLER, FOUNDER & GP OF VENTURE UNIVERSITY & VU VENTURE PARTNERS PT.1
J. Skyler is the founder of Venture University & VU Venture Partners, a multi-stage fund focused on Consumer, Enterprise, Fintech, Frontier, Healthcare, and PropTech, with offices in San Francisco, New York City, and Hong Kong. They’ve invested over $1.8 Billion in more than 250 companies, including Beyond Meat, Facebook, Uber, Twitter, Oculus, Wish. J. Skyler is also the Founder & CEO of Venture University, the world’s leading investor accelerator for individuals breaking into VC, PE, and angel investing.
In this episode, you’ll learn:
– How Skyler built the world’s leading investor accelerator program & top performing fund
– Why VC must be learnt on the job & why higher Ed. is a lame duck
– How VU thinks about the European opportunity & entering the market
– How VU is moving the needle in female & minority representation in VC