General Interest

Remote /
General Interest /
Full-Time
About Alumni Ventures

AV's purpose is to grow and engage with an inclusive community of teammates, investors, and entrepreneurs to disrupt the status quo and build a better future.  Fueled by a disruptive business model and an innovative solution for an underserved market, Alumni Ventures (AV) is growing rapidly, with 150+ employees and 19 investing teams working from locations in Boston, Chicago, New York City, the Bay Area, Austin, and a headquarters in Manchester, NH. 
 
AV provides accredited investors with a smart, simple way to own high-quality, professionally-managed venture portfolios.  AV offers dozens of distinct funds, including Alumni Funds that support the entrepreneurial ecosystems of the alumni of many top universities nationwide, Focused Funds that offer specific investment themes broadly to accredited individual investors, and Syndications Funds consisting of an individual startup company investment, and more. We are private, for-profit, and not affiliated with any school. AV is a fast-paced work environment with a dedicated approach to growth and innovation that is centered on regular change, experimentation, learning (from both failures and successes), iteration, and continuous improvement.
 
AV has raised over $800 million and has invested in over 800 portfolio companies on behalf of thousands of accredited investors; and supports a widespread, engaged community of more than 600,000 stakeholders that includes investors, entrepreneurs, subscribers and community members. AV typically co-invests with established venture firms and does not lead investment rounds or take board seats.  

ABOUT ALUMNI VENTURES GROUP

AVG’s purpose is to grow and engage with this inclusive community of teammates, investors, and entrepreneurs to disrupt the status quo and build a better future.  Fueled by a disruptive business model and an innovative solution for an underserved market, Alumni Ventures Group (AVG) is growing rapidly, with roughly 100 employees working from locations in Boston, Chicago, New York City, the Bay Area, Austin, and a headquarters in Manchester, NH. 

AVG provides accredited investors with a smart simple way to own high-quality, professionally-managed venture portfolios.  AVG offers dozens of distinct funds, including: 16 Alumni Funds that support the entrepreneurial ecosystems of the alumni of top universities nationwide; Focused Funds that offer specific investment themes broadly to accredited investors; and Syndication investment Funds in individual start-up companies, and more. We are private, for-profit, and not affiliated with any school. AVG is a fast-paced work environment with a dedicated approach to growth and innovation that is centered on regular change, experimentation, learning (from both failures and successes), iteration, and continuous improvement.

AVG has raised over $500 million; has invested in over 500 portfolio companies on behalf of thousands of accredited investors; and supports a widespread, engaged community of more than 500,000 stakeholders that includes investors, entrepreneurs, subscribers and community members. AVG typically co-invests with established venture firms and does not lead investment rounds or take board seats.  Last year, AVG was the third most-active venture investor in the US.


ABOUT THIS OPPORTUNITY

As AVG continues to grow, we are further developing our organizational capacity and capability and have ambitious hiring plans for 2019 and 2020.  We will be hiring both in AVG’s Manchester, NH, headquarters as well as for fundraising and investment-focused roles in our regional offices in Boston, NY, Chicago, and San Francisco. Working at AVG means you are part of an incredibly talented group of individuals working in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial and highly collaborative environment.

AVG Team Members are smart, motivated and hard working. They apply a variety of experiences as well as skills and competencies to their roles in supporting AVG's mission.

If you are inspired by AVG's model and the description of our team, and think that you might have a future here, we invite you to submit your resume and a cover letter describing your interest. Know that you are not alone in your interest! We will contact you only if there is an opportunity, now or upcoming, that merits a conversation; however, we will keep your application on file and encourage you to stay in touch with us and the entire AVG community of over 250,000 through our many community resources at https://www.avgfunds.com/resources/

DESIRED TRAITS

    • Entrepreneurial with the ability to think big and execute at all levels
    • Creative in problem-solving and developing solutions
    • Fast learners who are naturally curious and pick up new concepts quickly
    • Demonstrate initiative in identifying and taking on important work
    • Strong communicators; excellent listeners
    • Willing and able to pivot as the fast moving world of venture capital and AVG demands flexibility
    • High levels of integrity and emotional intelligence 
    • Builders who posses the ability to make something great out of an idea
    • Champions of AVG's cause, supporting values of community and access that set AVG apart from the rest of the investment world
Alumni Ventures is an equal opportunity employer and our team is committed to achieving and supporting a diverse workforce through fair and equitable Talent and people management practices. We consider applicants for all positions given the needs of our business and the relevant team, and the skills, experience and competencies each candidate brings. If you are excited about the work AV is doing and believe your skills, experience and competencies can create impact for our team, our Investors and our portfolio companies, we encourage you to apply.  Your candidacy will be considered based on your ability to add value, regardless of your race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.