FALL 2021-SPRING 2022
The RevTech Graduate Fellowship is a 1-year program that offers highly motivated graduate students a holistic startup and venture capital experience in retail technology.
Through this program, students will have an unprecedented opportunity to learn venture capital principles through the lens of retail technology while getting an immersive experience working with fast-growing startups and gaining access to direct mentorship from one of our influential mentors from the RevTech.
With the ongoing pandemic, there’s no better time to provide students the necessary tools to lead the next wave of innovative ideas and rise up to the upcoming challenges post COVID-19. We look forward to reviewing your application and exploring your graduate student opportunities with you!
→ Receive a world-class venture capital education through a retail lens from the top VC in retail technology.
→ Engage in diverse project & operational work for one of our portfolio companies.
→ Gain 1-1 guidance from our RevTech Executive Network.
→ Spearhead a transformational project for one of our portfolio company CEOs, working closely with the executive team.
→ Learn about all aspects of the goals and work of our investments and firm. Understand the goals and nature of VC, startups, and their relationships through concurrently gaining both perspectives to holistically understand the interactions and drivers among all stakeholders in the ecosystem.
One-on-one with seasoned RevTech Mentors and get to know the RevTech venture fund through weekly discussion groups and networking opportunities.
Deadline for students to apply:
July 30, 2021
August 10, 2021 – September 1, 2021
September 20, 2021 – May 1, 2022
[Candidate Qualifications for Graduate Student Opportunities]
At RevTech, we are dedicated to investing in the next generation of entrepreneurs and investors committed to transforming the retail industry by offering graduate student opportunities.
→ Must be currently enrolled in a graduate program at a US university
→ Demonstrated interest in retail or retail technology, with a clear passion for the startup ecosystem.
→ Able to dedicate 10 hrs/wk to the program.
→ Confident and positive self-starter with demonstrated eagerness to learn.
→ Team player with strong written, interpersonal & verbal skills.
→ Works well within a team and can be self-guided on a day-to-day basis.
→ Smart, creative thinker and problem solver.
→ Proven ability to navigate ambiguity and execute quickly.
→ Work experience in marketing, venture capital, investment banking, or a startup/technology business is a plus, but not required.
[Representative Past Fellows]
Greta O' Brien
The Wharton School
Greta has a passion for the retail technology and digital industries, and has built her career in these areas as a consultant with Deloitte Digital where she served a wide range of retail clients from small luxury players to big box discount stores. She has led large-scale tech implementations for Fortune 500 companies and advised tech startups on their go-to-market strategies. Greta has a BSE in Mechanical Engineering from Duke University and an MBA from The Wharton School.
The Wharton School
Minhal is a rising second year MBA at The Wharton School. While at Wharton, he has embedded himself in the local entrepreneurship ecosystem through his own venture founded at UPenn. Before business school, Minhal was a management consultant at Boston Consulting Group with experience in the Consumer and Tech verticals.