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Summer 2023 Venture Fellows Program

IDEA Fund PartnersDurham, NC, USARemote

  • Lewis B. is hiring for this job

  • Internship

  • $40,000 - $90,000 a Year (Estimated)

  • May sponsor international talent

Meet the hiring team
  • Lewis B.
    Lewis B.

    Dad | Husband | Investor | Advisor

  • Core role responsibilities will include:

    • Conducting preliminary reviews of prospective investments within the IFP due diligence framework

    • Assisting with sourcing prospective investment opportunities, including attending demo days and reviewing databases

    • Completing research reports examining startup, investment, and innovation trends within an assigned industry & subsector

    Additionally, ad hoc projects will be scoped out throughout your experience, some of which include:

    1. Sourcing & Analysis

    • Assist with refining outbound deal sourcing process

    • Ad hoc due diligence research projects

    2. Operations & Finance

    • Assist with Salesforce data entry and maintenance

    • Support recurring monthly and quarterly financial reporting

    • Complete financial models -Assist with operational and technology-related improvement projects

    3. Marketing & Content

    • Write blog postsAssist with expanding social media presence

    • Support production of monthly firm newsletter

    • Complete comparative review of peer group’s marketing presence.

    Application Deadline:

    Tentative Interview Dates: Week of May 22nd

    Tentative Start Date: Monday, June 12th, 2023

    Tentative End Date: Friday, August 11th, 2023

    About the company

    As one of the oldest and most active early-stage investment firms in the Southeast, our investment philosophy has been honed from years of experience. We fund entrepreneurs who are applying technology and business model innovations to industries in the earliest stages of digital disruption with an emphasis on underserved people, places and stages.