WHAT WE DO

WORK

WORK

  • Fellows intern for a variety of VC and PE firms during the academic year. We provide valuable research, operations and analytical support while obtaining real world experience.

 

EDUCATE

EDUCATE

  • Fellows engage in discussions with highly successful leaders. Recent speakers include the former head of the NSA, partners of billion dollar funds, and founders of public companies.

 

CONNECT

CONNECT

  • Fellows become a conduit between our firms, the McCombs School of Business and the finance and startup community.


OUR PARTNERS

Each year, we partner with top local and national VC and PE firms to secure the best internships for our fellows. 

A consumer-focused investment firm founded by operators to partner with operators in building high-growth and disruptive businesses.

A consumer-focused investment firm founded by operators to partner with operators in building high-growth and disruptive businesses.

A leading private equity firm specializing in growth, recapitalization and buyout financings of small middle-market companies.

A leading private equity firm specializing in growth, recapitalization and buyout financings of small middle-market companies.

Cohort-friendly early stage investment firm known as the “center of gravity for entrepreneurs in Texas”.

Cohort-friendly early stage investment firm known as the “center of gravity for entrepreneurs in Texas”.

Early stage VC firm dedicated to consumer-focused brands.

Early stage VC firm dedicated to consumer-focused brands.

A family office venture firm focused on better for you brands and wellness.

A family office venture firm focused on better for you brands and wellness.

Stafford Capital Partners is a leading private markets investment and advisory group with a global presence and US$4.9bn under management and advice.

Stafford Capital Partners is a leading private markets investment and advisory group with a global presence and US$4.9bn under management and advice.

An early stage venture firm with a founder-friendly approach through accelerator cohorts.

An early stage venture firm with a founder-friendly approach through accelerator cohorts.

A modern private equity firm that takes an innovative and focused approach to investing in established, high-potential business IT companies.

A modern private equity firm that takes an innovative and focused approach to investing in established, high-potential business IT companies.

Leading VC backing exceptional teams and primarily investing in business & consumer software, consumer internet, mobile & tech-enabled services

Leading VC backing exceptional teams and primarily investing in business & consumer software, consumer internet, mobile & tech-enabled services

Based in Houston, TX, the CapStreet Group is a lower middle market private equity firm that typically invests in businesses that were previously family, entrepreneur, or employee owned.

Based in Houston, TX, the CapStreet Group is a lower middle market private equity firm that typically invests in businesses that were previously family, entrepreneur, or employee owned.

S3 Ventures is an early, expansion and growth stage venture firm with $325M under management investing in category defining opportunities.

S3 Ventures is an early, expansion and growth stage venture firm with $325M under management investing in category defining opportunities.

An early stage venture firm focused on investing in women-led companies in either the consumer health or sustainability verticals

An early stage venture firm focused on investing in women-led companies in either the consumer health or sustainability verticals

Founded by seasoned entrepreneurs, NCV takes a thematic approach to investing, looking for companies that fit multiple disruptive themes.

Founded by seasoned entrepreneurs, NCV takes a thematic approach to investing, looking for companies that fit multiple disruptive themes.

A global PE firm with capital commitments of $7.7 billion. Trilantic targets investments in consumer, energy, industrials, TMT, healthcare, financial and business services sectors

A global PE firm with capital commitments of $7.7 billion. Trilantic targets investments in consumer, energy, industrials, TMT, healthcare, financial and business services sectors

Venture capital arm of Whole Foods, investing in early stage start-up food and beverage related companies.

Venture capital arm of Whole Foods, investing in early stage start-up food and beverage related companies.

ORG is a lower-middle market PE firm focused on growth capital primarily in engineering intensive manufacuturing and distribution sectors with investments ranging $5-$60M

ORG is a lower-middle market PE firm focused on growth capital primarily in engineering intensive manufacuturing and distribution sectors with investments ranging $5-$60M

Ironspring invests in Post-Seed to Seed B companies with technologies focused in the industrial space and provides exceptional industry experts to its portfolio.

Ironspring invests in Post-Seed to Seed B companies with technologies focused in the industrial space and provides exceptional industry experts to its portfolio.