Programs

About VFA Programs

We are working to build a strong community of Fellows and Alumni by facilitating programming that helps each of you become a startup leader and/or founder.

Fellowship Timeline

You've committed two years to VFA, here's a high level overview of what you can expect during your Fellowship.

*indicates a mandatory event

Year 1

(Training Camp to Redux)

  • July - Training Camp
  • August - Move to your city!
  • September - Attend Welcome Weekend*
  • November-December - Mentor Matching
  • January - State of VFA*
  • February - City Retreat*
  • March-May - Hosting new Fellows for onsites
  • July - State of VFA

Year 2

(Redux to Graduation)

  • July - Redux & State of VFA
  • September - Host Welcome Weekend
  • November-December - Mentor Matching
  • January - State of VFA*
  • February - City Retreat*
  • June - Graduation!

In addition to the above, you will have regular in-city programming planned by both your Community Director and/or City Leadership Council. These might range from fireside chats with local CEOs or investors to dinners with your VFAmily to volunteering at startup events.