Women2Invest aims at helping women start their careers in venture investment, both through training and access to funds. At the same time, it gives investors access to a group of promising women with technical background that will add diversity to their investment teams.
Women2Invest is an access and training activity aimed at helping women with STEAM university studies and no or little knowledge of investment become familiar with the fundamentals of venture capital. The training part of the activity includes a combination of masterclasses, practitioners experience, simulation of investment processes and practical work.
The ultimate goal is providing participants with a paid internship or job in a venture capital fund, a corporate venture capital fund or a corporate venturing unit. Participants will also have the opportunity to build a network of future colleagues, top-notch practitioners and key players in the venture industry. The activity is powered by Diversity VC Iberia and will run online for 8 weeks starting in mid-October 2022.
Women2Invest is looking for participants with these characteristics:
- Recent graduates and young professionals from STEAM careers:
- Up to 7 years after completing undergraduate & master studies
- Up to 2 years after completing PhDs
- Holding a passport from either one of the 27 EU member states or the eligible associate countries
- Fluent in English
- With genuine interest in the venture capital industry / investment in startups
Women2Invest is part of the Supernovas programme of EIT Urban Mobility, EIT Manufacturing and EIT Food, which has the ultimate goal of increasing the presence and role of women in the EU entrepreneurship ecosystem.
In case of any questions or inquiries, please contact Ana Alcaine at firstname.lastname@example.org