Welcome to the VC University LIVE – SMU Online Studio. Via this web page, you will be able to view the Main Stage — an embedded stream of lecturer presentations — and access the Discussion Rooms.


Thank you for joining us for Day 3 of VC University LIVE – SMU! You will have continued access to our shared Box folder through December 14, 2020.


Discussion Room: 

When instructed at the conclusion of a presentation — or in accordance with the agenda — click here to access the Discussion Room.

*Please note that due to enhanced Zoom security settings, you must be logged into your registered Zoom account to access the Discussion Room. 


Day Three Agenda: 

All times shown in Central Time (CT)

10:30 AM – 11:10 AM — LP Insights & Hot Topics with Rakesh Dahiya (SMU), Aziz Gilani (Mercury Fund), Jaclyn Hester (Foundry Group), Ahmad Saad (Tema Development), and Peter Teneriello (Texas Municipal Retirement System) [Main Stage]

11:10 AM – 11:30 AM — LP Insights & Hot Topics Discussion [Discussion Room]

11:30 AM – 11:50 AM — Break

11:50 AM – 12:10 PM — Valuation Lab Lab with Adam Sterling (UC Berkeley) [Main Stage]

12:10 PM – 1:10 PM — Valuation Lab [Discussion Room]

1:10 PM – 1:20 PM — Break

1:20 PM – 2:00 PM — Value + Capital in Emerging Ecosystems with Jason Gulledge (StackPath), Brenda Stoner (PICKUP), and Eric Hinton (SMU) [Main Stage]

2:00 PM – 2:20 PM — Value + Capital in Emerging Ecosystems Discussion [Discussion Room]

2:20 PM – 2:50 PM — Closing Keynote with Whitney Wolfe Herd (Bumble) and Dana Settle (Greycroft) [Main Stage]

2:50 PM – 3:10 PM — Closing Keynote Q&A [Discussion Room]


Program Materials

Access the shared Box folder here to view presentation slides and reading materials.


CLE Credit 

This program has been submitted for Texas CLE and is pending approval.  If you would like to obtain Texas CLE for this program, please email your request to