SOP Capital is a new, early-stage, New York-based VC focused on East Coast companies. The firm particularly has interest in fintech, edtech, and salestech. For more on the firm’s core theses, see investment theses .
SOP’s founder is David Teten, previously a Partner with HOF Capital and ff Venture Capital and a serial fintech entrepreneur with 2 exits. David is also Founder of HBS Alumni Angels of NY, the largest angel group on the East Coast. The roadmap for SOP is here: Syllabus for how to launch, manage, and invest a VC fund .
NB: SOP is a brand new fund, still in formation, without infrastructure.
Benefits of (virtual) internship:
– Work with a very experienced VC and mentor; see VC microcredentials
– Learn about the business of VC, particularly fintech
– Learn how to sell/raise money virtually; see How to Make Sales as Easy as Online Dating
Currently planned intern projects:
For MBAs/business-focused students
– Refine firm’s model, GTM, and pitch deck
– Evaluate service providers
– Support marketing efforts
– Conduct industry analyses
– Support in fundraising
– Aid in birthing a new firm
– Build firm website
Note that this list will inevitably evolve. As the firm grows, we will need support in origination, financial modeling, due diligence, etc.
Expertise/skill sets sought
Ideally, VC or investing more broadly; strategy consulting; investment banking; product management at a tech company; investor relations/fundraising. We will only consider candidates with a minimum of two summers worth of experience in a professional services or technology company environment.
Flexible hours and start/end dates. Minimum 20 hour/week commitment, prefer full time. We have opening in both the summer and fall. Hours and location are flexible.
Please mail careers(@)teten.com a detailed resume (see How to Write a Resume that Sells); expected compensation; location and time zone; writing sample; availability (hours/week and dates); plans for the fall 2020; and a summary of how you think you can add value to a brand new VC firm.