⌛ Last call for DRF Investment Partner applications!
We're keeping it short this week — one final reminder that Investment Partner applications for all schools outside of SF & West Coast region are due Friday, 9/30.
💼 nyc, boston & philly teams: application are due 9/30
We are officially in the home stretch, folks! All of us here at DRF are incredibly excited to read your apps and welcome the next class of investors into the DRF fam. If you are a student passionate about startups and investing, this is the chance of a lifetime — make sure to get your application in here!
🌆 NYC & Midwest, Philly & Southeast, and Boston & Northeast: Friday 9/30 at 11:59pm ET
For all my Midwestern readers out there, make sure you are aware of the time zone difference and get your application in well ahead of time — 11:59pm Eastern Time is 10:59pm Central Time and 9:59pm Mountain Time!
🌉 SF & West Coast: Friday 10/14 at 11:59pm PT
💬 alumni stories: 4 ways DRF can advance your career in tech and VC
Hear top investors and venture-backed founders describe how their time in DRF has transformed their personal and professional careers. I might be a bit biased — but it’s a fantastic read!
💥 upcoming DRF events to attend
Want to learn about VC and meet members of DRF? Come to one of our events! Make sure to register ASAP as remaining seats tend to fill up quickly.
Thursday Sep 29, 5:30pm ET on Zoom
VC 101 with Hunter Walk of Homebrew VC: Interested in learning the secrets behind early-stage investing? Hear from an early investor in companies including Plaid, Chime, and Gusto. RSVP here.
🌉 PALO ALTO
Tuesday Oct 11, 6:00pm PT
VC 101 with Charles Hudson (Precursor Ventures) and Ross Fubini (XYZ Capital): Here from two close friends of DRF and world-class investors in a candid discussion on the field of venture. Plus, drinks are on us! RSVP here.
🐻 UC BERKELEY
Thursday Oct 13, 6:00pm PT
VC 101 with Lauren Reeder, Partner at Sequoia Capital: Our very own Lauren Reeder sits down with DRF to discuss her journey into venture and how she’s thinking about the startup ecosystem today. RSVP here.
📣 opportunity from within the fund
👉 Sequoia-backed stealth healthcare startup: Software Engineering Lead (Remote or SF) 👈
This issue was written by: Andrew Xu (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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