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Associate - Portfolio Management

Any Major, Any Year


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Who We Are

Genesis enables UT Austin student innovators and leaders to reach their greatest potential by providing them with mentorship, startup capital, and real-world investment experience. We have raised over $1.8M to achieve this mission and are growing our team in order to multiply our impact on the UT entrepreneurial ecosystem.


Your Team - Portfolio Management

The Genesis Portfolio Management team is responsible for fostering opportunities for and providing services to Genesis portfolio companies. We help our companies go from receiving funding to achieving their goals by leveraging the power of the Genesis network and our unique capabilities as operators. This team is a perfect fit for those deeply interested in the startup community and those seeking a career with a startup, tech companies, or within venture capital.

Genesis is structured to take advantage of the 80/20 rule, whereby 20% of each team member’s time is spent outside of their assigned project area on initiatives that both are both high impact and of personal interest to the team member. In other words, you’ll also have 20% of your time to explore new projects within Genesis.

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Your Role - Associate

The Portfolio Management Associate will work directly with the team Alumni Lead and Managing Partner to manage existing initiatives and develop new ones to support the portfolio companies. Portfolio Management Associates will build their network, become intimately familiar with tackling strategic challenges, and develop strong relationships with student founders and the extended Genesis Team.

 

Qualifications

Key Responsibilities

  • You have a passion for startups, venture capital, and/or technology

  • Analytically minded, independent, and comfortable conducting secondary research

  • Passion for startups and innovative technologies

  • Active (or desire to be active) in the Austin entrepreneurship ecosystem, constantly meeting new tech startups inside and outside the UT ecosystem

  • Strong work ethic and willingness to explore and propose new ideas

  • Work directly with Alumni Lead to become a key conduit in the UT and broader Austin startup community

  • Interface with startup company executives, investors, subject matter experts, and Genesis leadership in order to better serve our portfolio companies

  • Assist with quarterly Genesis fund updates to mentors, investors, and partners

  • Interact with organizations in the Austin startup community and strengthen working relationships and partnerships

  • Drive initiatives from start to finish by assisting with ideation, refinement, and execution to scale our impact on our portfolio companies

 

Project Details

  • Open for: Any active UT Austin student of any major and any degree level (undergraduate thru PhD)

  • Location: all across campus and at events in the Austin startup ecosystem

 

Join the Team

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