Innovation Fund Associates Program
The University of Chicago’s Innovation Fund Associates Program is a new career development opportunity for postdoctoral researchers, which provides hands-on venture capital investing experience along with performing due diligence, preparing projects for consideration, establishing critical milestones, coordinating and conducting market outreach, and organizing monitoring and acceleration structures. In addition, Associates have the option to take active roles in the funded projects, providing resources and expertise where needed.
Contact Innovation Program Coordinator Diego Fazi at the Strategy and Innovation Office (SIO) at firstname.lastname@example.org for specific guidance on how to take advantage of this career development opportunity.
Fall 2015 Application Deadline
Friday, October 16, 2015, 11 a.m. Central Time
The IFA application has three steps: the initial online application, phone interviews, & the deal review. Applicants selected to move forward after the initial submission will be contacted directly to schedule their phone interview.
Feel free to email Wolfgang Connell, email@example.com, Assistant Director, Chicago Innovation Exchange, with any questions or concerns.