Fellowship Application

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About The Program

The Vencapital Fellowship program was created to help minorities and women learn about venture financing and grow their investor network. Fellows accepted into the program get the opportunity to work with some of the top-tie VC firms in our network as analysts and venture scouts.

 

The program is set up as an apprenticeship experience combining venture capital training with contract placement within venture firms. The training and mentorship is led by VC mentors in the program with access to our online learning and deals sourcing tools and platforms. 

 

Fellows that complete the training will get matched with VC firms in our network where they will engage in deal sourcing and execution, perform market analysis, provide portfolio support and work on platform projects. 

Required Skills & Experience

  • Academic levels (Seniors, Grads & MBA students)

  • Possess strong critical thinking and analytical skills 

  • Able to review and assess investments pitches during meetings. 

  • Can perform market research and financial analysis 

  • A team player able to work with others to a achieve common goal  

  • Diverse Background and experience with compelling story (Black, Latinx, Asian, LGBTG & female students/grad preferred)

  • Deep passion and hunger for entrepreneurship

  • A champion of innovation and venture ecosystem builder

  • Possesses great writing and communication skills. 

  • A great project manager with the ability to plan and execute on any project in a timely and efficient manner.

Program Benefits

Vencapital is a growing community of diverse emerging fund mangers with over 70 program alumni, and 50+ active fund managers/GPs that support us and 

mentor in the program. By joining the program fellows are able to tap into this incredible network to learn, build and successfully launch their venture career.

 

Through the program fellows receive practical venture finance training and mentorship, with on-demand interview prepping and general VC/PE career guidance. We also offer free Investor Pass to demo days and tech events to help fellows gain industry exposure and build founder investor relationships

 

Fellows also get the opportunity to work with top-tie Venture firms within our network as Investment analyst and venture scouts. Past fellows have interned at Sequoia Capital, K50 Venture, Surfside Capital, Harlem Capital, and more. 

Application for the Summer

2021 Fellowship is now Closed

Application Deadline

February 26th, 2021

Program Format

Remote (8 Weeks)

Program Start Date

May 3rd, 2021

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SELECTION PROCESS

  • We look at non-traditional places (HBCUs, Minority Programs and Platforms) to find great and exceptional candidates that are passionate about entrepreneurship and can champion innovation across various industry verticals.

  • All applications undergoes a rigorous screening process in order to select the best candidates for the program. All applicants will be notified of their application status after the application deadline. 

  • Accepted candidates will be announced after all scheduled interviews have been completed and details about the program including; start dates, program schedule and placement firms sent to them

About Vencapital

We are a venture accelerator that provides entry-level experience for minorities and women seeking career opportunity in venture finance. We train and place fellows at some of the top-tier VC firms in the country to gain hands-on experience and successfully grow their investor network as they explore pathways into the industry.

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