BuildTN Venture Fellow Program

Fellows are considered valuable members of the LaunchTN team, assisting in market research, data analysis, and due diligence.

LaunchTN has opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students to support our work and gain tactical experience contributing to the operations of a venture capital fund. Competitive candidates will show interest in venture capital, startups, and entrepreneurship across the state of Tennessee.

Fall 2022 Details

  • Duration: September – December 2022
  • Flexible start and end with student’s schedule, targeting a 10-week duration
  • Hours: 5 hours per week
  • Reports: Capital Analyst, CIO
  • Location: Remote or in-person
  • Eligibility: Currently enrolled as a college student (including in doctoral or master’s programs)
  • Optional: Receive course credit
  • Stipend: $1,000 for a semester

Scope of Work

  • Conducting market research on a chosen industry vertical, serving as the domain expert within LaunchTN for deals operating in that industry
  • Due diligence for early-stage investments, driving deals forward with research activities including bottoms-up market sizing, analysis, and financial analysis, supporting the creation of investment briefs and memos for investment committee consideration
  • Support of portfolio reporting activities across several funds managed by LaunchTN’s capital team

Application Deadline: Friday, September 2, 2022

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