Venture
Fellow Program

Venture
Fellow Program

An 8 week hands-on crash course in crypto venture capital. Learn how to perform comprehensive due diligence, source high quality investments, develop a cutting-edge investment thesis to showcase your domain expertise and much more.

An 8 week hands-on crash course in crypto venture capital. Learn how to perform comprehensive due diligence, source high quality investments, develop a cutting-edge investment thesis to showcase your domain expertise and much more.

Apply to Enroll now

Apply to Enroll now

Starts Dec. 1st

8 weeks

8 weeks

3 hours/week time comitment

3 hours/week time comitment

Immersive

Immersive

Hands-on training with live feedback

Hands-on training with live feedback

Speakers

Speakers

Industry Leaders in Web3

and VC

Industry Leaders in Web3 and VC

Opportunity

Opportunity

To join Iron Key Capital Team

To join Iron Key Capital Team

Here is what our Venture Fellows say

Here is what our Venture Fellows say

During my time at Iron Key in Cohort 1, I collaborated directly with the Founder Joseph to create cutting-edge research in the NFT infrastructure vertical. I leveraged these insights to co-found a company, Aruvana, in the metaverse VR/AR space.

During my time at Iron Key in Cohort 1, I collaborated directly with the Founder Joseph to create cutting-edge research in the NFT infrastructure vertical. I leveraged these insights to co-found a company, Aruvana, in the metaverse VR/AR space.

Stanislaus Tandelilin

Stanislaus Tandelilin

Unversity of Virginia - Darden MBA graduate

Unversity of Virginia - Darden MBA graduate

In the program, I acquired not only a significant amount of knowledge about the inner workings of the VC world, but I learned through real-life experiences by working with founders and the investment committee. The program teaches you proven models to find, decide, win, help, and exit deals.

In the program, I acquired not only a significant amount of knowledge about the inner workings of the VC world, but I learned through real-life experiences by working with founders and the investment committee. The program teaches you proven models to find, decide, win, help, and exit deals.

Josh Dmuchowski

Josh Dmuchowski

Now Head of Business Development at Iron Key Capital

Now Head of Business Development at Iron Key Capital

What skills will you learn?

What skills will you learn?

How to start angel investing safely

How to start angel investing safely

How to start angel investing safely

How to build an angel track record

How to build an angel track record

How to build an angel track record

How to assess the viability of a startup

How to assess the viability of a startup

How to assess the viability of a startup

Technical financial modeling

Technical financial modeling

Technical financial modeling

Pre-investment Due Diligence

Pre-investment Due Diligence

Pre-investment Due Diligence

Web3, Defi, NFTs research

Web3, Defi, NFTs research

Web3, Defi, NFTs research

Deal Sourcing

Deal Sourcing

Deal Sourcing

Portfolio Management

Portfolio Management

Portfolio Management

LP Psychology

LP Psychology

LP Psychology

Who is the program for?

Who is the program for?

MBA, Master's Students and Graduates

Graduate students who want to open new doors for their career and explore angel investing and venture capital

Entrepreneurs and Startup Founders

Former entrepreneurs or startup founders bring firsthand experience and insights into the challenges and opportunities that startups face. This experience can be valuable when evaluating potential investments

5+ Years of Experience in Tech or Finance

Individuals with an investment focused background or proven tech leaders who want to learn the venture investing skillset or write their first angel check

Ready to take your angel investing to the next level?

Just dipping

your toes
into venture?

Apply now!

Apply now!

Course Program

Course Program

Week 1

VC Basics

Week 1

VC Basics

Week 1

VC Basics

Week 2

Sourcing Deals

Week 2

Sourcing Deals

Week 2

Sourcing Deals

Week 3

Investment Thesis Training

Week 3

Investment Thesis Training

Week 3

Investment Thesis Training

Week 4

LP development and investor psychology

Week 4

LP development and investor psychology

Week 4

LP development and investor psychology

Week 5

Pitch Week

Week 5

Pitch Week

Week 5

Pitch Week

Week 6

Deal Lifecycle & Diligence

Week 6

Deal Lifecycle & Diligence

Week 6

Deal Lifecycle & Diligence

Week 7

Due Diligence

Week 7

Due Diligence

Week 7

Due Diligence

Week 8

Graduation

Week 8

Graduation

Week 8

Graduation

Ready to take your angel investing to the next level?

Ready to take your angel investing to the next level?

Apply now!

Apply now!

Go through an interview proccess

Go through an interview proccess

Go through real life VC Case Studies and Webinars

Go through real life VC Case Studies and Webinars

Write a VC Quality Investment Memo

Write a VC Quality Investment Memo

High performing Venture Fellows can earn a long-term core contributor role within the Venture DAO. See a list of open roles here

High performing Venture Fellows can earn a long-term core contributor role within the Venture DAO. See a list of open roles here

View Iron Key Capital Jobs

View Iron Key Capital Jobs

The Iron Key fellowship program is a must-have for individuals looking to enter the VC ecosystem, angel investing, or crowdfunding. In the program, I acquired not only a significant amount of knowledge about the inner workings of the VC world, but I learned through real-life experiences by working with founders and the investment committee. The program teaches you proven models to find, decide, win, help, and exit deals.

The Iron Key fellowship program is a must-have for individuals looking to enter the VC ecosystem, angel investing, or crowdfunding. In the program, I acquired not only a significant amount of knowledge about the inner workings of the VC world, but I learned through real-life experiences by working with founders and the investment committee. The program teaches you proven models to find, decide, win, help, and exit deals.

Josh Dmuchowski

Josh Dmuchowski

Now Head of Business Development at Iron Key Capital

Now Head of Business Development at Iron Key Capital

partnered with

partnered with

Speakers

Speakers

Joseph argiro

Founder of Iron Key Capital

Ryan Dennis

Brand Director at TON Foundation

Kevin Cage

Founder at Cage's Trades

Mustafa Zaffer

AI Program Manager (Ex. Coinbase)

Joseph argiro

Founder of Iron Key Capital

Ryan Dennis

Brand Director at TON Foundation

Kevin Cage

Founder at Cage's Trades

Mustafa Zaffer

AI Program Manager (Ex. Coinbase)

Venture
Fellow Program

An 8 week hands-on crash course in crypto venture capital. Learn how to assess market size, source high quality investments, develop a cutting-edge investment thesis to showcase your domain expertise and much more.

Apply to Enroll now

Starts Dec. 1st

Venture
Fellow Program

An 8 week hands-on crash course in crypto venture capital. Learn how to assess market size, source high quality investments, develop a cutting-edge investment thesis to showcase your domain expertise and much more.

Apply to Enrol now

Starts Sep 29

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

The venture investing ecosystem is very closed off to outsiders. We teach aspiring investors a hands-on tactical skillset in 8 weeks. Here are 3 reasons people join:

  • Break into Venture Capital

  • want to take angel investing seriously as a hobby

  • I want to join a community of like-minded web3 professionals

Why do people join the Venture Fellow Program?

Why do people join the Venture Fellow Program?

Why do people join the Venture Fellow Program?

What is the difference between a Venture Analyst and a Venture Fellow?

What is the difference between a Venture Analyst and a Venture Fellow?

What is the difference between a Venture Analyst and a Venture Fellow?

What am i paying for besides the courses?

What am i paying for besides the courses?

What am i paying for besides the courses?

Can i still join if I don't have any web 3.0 experience?

Can i still join if I don't have any web 3.0 experience?

Can i still join if I don't have any web 3.0 experience?

I don't have $3,000 for the Venture Fellow Program. How can I join?

I don't have $3,000 for the Venture Fellow Program. How can I join?

I don't have $3,000 for the Venture Fellow Program. How can I join?

Founded by

Founded by

Joseph Argiro is a 3x founder with a background in marketplace technologies and blockchain. He was employee #2 at ICO Alert, scaling the company to 30+ and multi-millions in revenue.


He then worked in the blockchain innovation lab at Hewlett Packard before founding Enter the Void(https://enterthevoid.io/), an NFT protocol, and Iron Key Capital, a digital asset investment company across liquid tokens and venture.

Joseph Argiro is a 3x founder with a background in marketplace technologies and blockchain. He was employee #2 at ICO Alert, scaling the company to 30+ and multi-millions in revenue.


He then worked in the blockchain innovation lab at Hewlett Packard before founding Enter the Void(https://enterthevoid.io/), an NFT protocol, and Iron Key Capital, a digital asset investment company across liquid tokens and venture.

Joseph argio

Founder of Iron Key Capital