Venture Capital Summer Associate (5 Positions Open)

Oakland, California, United States


Internship Dates: Early-June to Mid-August

Kapor Capital is an early stage venture capital firm based in Oakland, CA that invests in seed stage information technology companies whose core business simultaneously generates strong economic value and positive social impact. Specifically, we look for companies that are addressing the lack of access and opportunity for underserved communities especially low income communities and/or communities of color, or are bringing about the disruptive democratization of a sector. Investment sectors include, but are not limited to: education, financial inclusion, health, employment, and justice. Kapor Capital has more than 100 companies in its portfolio, including LendUp, Genius Plaza, Pigeonly, Health Sherpa, Managed by Q, Clever and Honor.

We are looking for a few great candidates to fill our 2019 Summer Associate class. The ideal candidate will be entering an MBA, MS, JD, PhD or a comparable graduate program the Fall of 2019 or, alternatively going into their second (or third year) or completing their graduate studies We are also open to individuals with a few years of startup experience looking to transition into a career in VC.

Candidates should have a strong interest in learning about the venture capital industry and a passion for start-up technology companies. All Summer Associates (SAs) will gain exposure to key areas of venture capital including financial analysis, sector due diligence, deal execution, and portfolio support. The summer will being with a retreat designed to introduce you to Kapor Capital and the venture investment process. The SAs will complete projects aligned with their interest, as well as the needs of the firm. The Summer Associates will also work closely with Kapor Capital staff, who will serve as mentors throughout the summer.






We offer a competitive monthly internship salary.


In lieu of a cover letter please answer the following four questions at the end of the application form.

Deadline: March 1, 2019

Duration: 10 weeks (June 6, 2019 - August 9, 2019)

Please, no calls, emails, messages, personal inquiries to members of the team, or requests for meetings. We seek to give all applicants a fair chance regardless of personal connection.

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