Application Closed for Fall 2019 Recruitment

Why Join?

  • Real world angel investing and venture capital experience

  • Learn what it takes to create successful startup

  • Listen and watch top entrepreneurs pitch their business to investors

  • Build connections and work with entrepreneurs, experienced investors, and business executives

  • Earn 2 class/independent study credits


Alumni Testimonial

"I'm extremely fortunate for my experience with Atland Ventures.  I learned how to think like an investor, and most importantly, take ownership of my work.  I developed a skill-set that I was not able to during internships, including evaluating the risk/reward dynamics of an investment, understanding what makes a startup successful, and looking at businesses from a long-term perspective.  Being able to run an investment process that culminates in an investment thesis presented to industry professionals was such a unique experience to have as an undergrad and will be invaluable as I pursue a career on the buy side." - Emily Ross, Investment Banking Analyst at Perella Weinberg

"The exposure we got to top startups, entrepreneurs, and investors in the community was incredibly valuable and solidified and complemented many conceptual ideas we learn about in textbooks.  I look back on many insights and learnings I got through Atland even after graduation, and I'm very thankful for the experience.  I would highly recommend Atland to everyone!" - Indu Damodar, Business Development Analyst at Microsoft

"If you find entrepreneurship and finance exciting, and you're looking for a multi-disciplinary experience that challenges you to develop both quantitative and qualitative skills, Atland is the right place for you." - Harshil Chahal, Mergers & Acquisitions Analyst at General Mills

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 Looking Ahead - Recruiting Fall 2019

We are looking to recruit driven, curious, and passionate University of Minnesota students to join Atland Ventures. Students of all majors are welcome to apply! We do not require previous experience with venture capital and finance.

Students will gain:

  • Experiential learning opportunities through participation in the startup and venture capital world

  • Networking and mentorship opportunities by working closely with entrepreneurs and professionals in the community, including angel investors, venture capitalists, startup advisers, attorneys, and business executives

  • Training on the venture capital process: due diligence, valuation, negotiation, and deal closing)

Tentative Fall 2019 Dates:

August 1st: Analyst Applications Open

September 12th: Analyst Applications Due

September 15th: Analyst Interviews

September 20th: Onboarding meeting with full team

September 21st: Fall Recruitment Bootcamp