- will understand the crucial role boards play in launching successful startups,
- be able to identify and recruit effective board members,
- be able to manage a board meeting, eliciting useful guidance and making important decisions, and
- will have made meaningful progress building your startup.
This class will be interactive and team based. We will use videos and readings to convey board best practices. However, most of the learning in this class will take place from applying these best practices to your board with the goal of making meaningful progress on your startup.
Clint Korver is an adjunct professor in the Stanford Technology Ventures Program where he teaches Startup Boards, an advanced entrepreneurship class. He is the co-founder and partner at Ulu Ventures, a venture capital firm that has made over 40 early stage investments.
Clint is also a Kauffman Fellow, a venture partner at Crescendo Ventures, and a mentor at StartX. He is also a co-founder and co-president of Stanford Angels and Entrepreneurs. Prior to becoming an investor, he founded and led two software startups, a training company, and a consulting company and co-authored the book Ethics for the Real World.