AkronLawJobs No. 9687 Overview: Hiring an intern interested in venture capital. Using funds obtained through a grant from the Burton D. Morgan Foundation, YBI is supporting the Comeback Capital Fund, a small venture capital fund designed to bring together coastal and Midwestern investors to support the growth of Midwestern startups.
Duties: The intern would support Scott Shane, the Managing Director of the Fund, on several activities. First, the Fund will host an annual conference to bring together investors and entrepreneurs. The 2019 conference will occur on March 28, 2019. The intern will work on organizing the events and media activity for the conference. Second, the Fund needs support screening deals that come in through the website to identify those worth the partners’ attention. The intern will do this work as well. Third, the Fund needs the assistance with deal flow memos to the partners, as well as to its LPs who may be interested in making sidecar investments. Drafting these memos is the final major task of the intern.
Qualifications: 2L, 3L. Students with a technical background (particularly computer science) are strongly preferred. Knowledge of venture finance is not essential. Strong organization skills are essential. This position will be largely remote. Strong preference is for someone located in Northeast Ohio.
Salary: Pay will be hourly at $15/hour.
Hours: While the workload will be higher around the time of the conference, the average workload will be 10 hours per week.
How to Apply: Send your Resume and Cover Letter to Scott Shane, Managing Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline: November 22, 2018