Students @ VC Training

WestWave Ventures is now accepting applications for their VC Scholar program, a virtual VC education and ambassador program that trains students to source and diligence deals, attend competitions, and more. Learn about the program and how to apply here.

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About WestWave Ventures:

WestWave Ventures is a Pre-Seed to Series A Industry Agnostic Venture Capital firm, located in Southern California, that offers personalized hands-on attention to each portfolio client. We help aspiring entrepreneurs become established with brands and investors through our three arms: Coaching Services, Founder’s Shop/VC Scholar Education, and LA VentureConnect Events.

The Opportunity:

The VC Scholar program is an educational Venture Capital training and ambassador program focused on training students interested in learning about early-stage investing. Students are trained to source companies for a new pitch series called Sqalable in conjunction with Sparkxyz, they will also learn how to run due diligence on applicants and act as part of our scoring panel with investors from a variety of VC funds and angel groups. Students will be provided with relative reading materials, as well as bi-weekly assessments from the program leader. If you're interested in early-stage Venture Capital and want to build your resume, look no further!

As a VC Scholar, you will engage yourself in your college/university's startup world. Some of your tasks include:

  • Weekly progress report through Slack answering Standuply questions

  • 1-2 networking events per week, one inside of university one outside

  • Metrics around collegiate programs and VC

  • Going through due diligence and judging applicants during competitions

  • Attending competitions

  • Provided Reading/Study Materials about Venture Capital Seed Investing

Skills Required:

Entrepreneurship, Accounting, Business Leadership, Management

Location: Virtual program (remote ok)

Compensation: Part-time Employee

Interested?

APPLY HERE and let them know Next Gen sent you!

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