About University Venture Fund
The University Venture Fund (UVF) is an investment firm that partners with well-known venture capital and private equity firms to provide college students with opportunities to perform real-time due diligence and engage in value-add projects. Through UVF involvement, students become actively engaged in real-world investment experiences by working on live deals with professionals at top-tier investment firms and making direct investments alongside the firms they assist.During their time with UVF, student associates develop a solid understanding of the skills needed to effectively identify successful companies, as well as the principles upon which successful companies are built. UVF helps students take their education beyond the classroom and accelerates their development into the next generation of world-class entrepreneurs and investors. UVF alumni have gone on to apply their skills and add value at many of the world's top private equity firms, consulting firms, investment banks and social entrepreneurship organizations.UVF has invested alongside globally respected investment funds such as Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Hummer Winblad, Epic Ventures, Battery Ventures, Frazier Healthcare, RWI Group, Accel Partners, Benchmark Capital and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. To date, UVF has invested in 24 companies; 8 of which experienced successful exits via four initial public offerings and four acquisitions by a financial buyer.
University Venture Fund Headquarter Location
85 Fort Douglas Boulevard Bldg 602
Salt Lake City, Utah, 84113,
Latest University Venture Fund News
May 19, 2021
Blackrock Neurotech, a leading platform for brain-computer interface (BCI) technology and manufacturing, has closed a $10 million financing round, led by Christian Angermayer's re.Mind Capital, with participation from Peter Thiel, German entrepreneur Tim Sievers, and Sorenson Impact's University Venture Fund II. Blackrock Neurotech is dedicated to efforts in clinical translation and brain-computer interface (BCI) technology. Blackrock, founded in 2008, is a lading platform company for BCI technology for teams developing implantable solutions to improve human lives. (c)2011-2020 by Massinvestor, Inc. For contact info, please check out our about page.
University Venture Fund Team
4 Team Members
University Venture Fund has 4 team members, including current Chief Financial Officer, Emily C Bunker.