VC Associate @ Venture University in San Francisco, CA

The Venture University Investment Fund (LinkedIn, Crunchbase) is part of Venture University, an innovative trade school for Venture Capital, Private Equity, and Entrepreneurship, which includes an academic and apprenticeship program where individuals join the team of a VC/PE fund as investment analysts, invest $50K-$300K+ in 1-5 companies, and participate in the financial upside of the fund 


Hiring Date: 

Position starts June 1st 2018 and goes until Aug 31st 2018, with the potential to turn into a full-time role at the investment fund  

Responsibilities of the Venture Capital – Associate: 

  • Support the Venture Capital – Managing Director with leading, managing, and working with 10-30 investment analysts on deal sourcing, due diligence, investment evaluation, and investment committee review 
  • Make 1-5 investments, investing $50K-$300K+ in each company, every 3-5 months 
  • Potential to manage larger fund with LP capital, investing more than $300K in each company 
  • Deal source from top VC/PE funds, accelerators, and startup founders 
  • Review and edit investment documents for seed through growth stage investment rounds 
  • Work with legal council on investment documents and closing investments 
  •  Attend VC / Startup networking events  
  • Collaborate on the development of the program, curriculum, and advise the strategic direction of the university and investment fund 
  •  Recruit individuals for the program and investment fund  


  • Must be located in or move to the San Francisco area 
  • A strong network within the venture, private equity, and startup ecosystem 
  • Have a passion for innovation  


  • 1-3+ yrs doing Venture Capital and/or Private Equity 
  • A personal brand that helps create an “Ivy League” caliber brand for the program 
  • Co-invested with top VC/PE funds and accelerators 
  • A track record of successful angel, VC, PE investments 
  • A network of angel investors 
  • Experiecnce raising LP capital  


If interested, please apply here.

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