Who are we?
Hillside Ventures is an early-stage venture fund supporting companies either founded by UConn alumni or that are in the sustainability, insurtech, or edtech industries. Hillside provides students real world venture capital experience as they invest into startups while receiving mentorship and guidance from a panel of expert alumni. The fund's mission is to support the rapid growth of entrepreneurship at the University, engage diverse personal and professional backgrounds, pave the way for students heading towards private capital and present many other opportunities that would otherwise not be available from the undergraduate level.
to make an impact
Hillside Ventures has consistently created dynamic professionals who thrive in a variety of career paths. Our alumni have gone on to work in venture capital, private equity, investment banking, consulting, and technology. Please reach out to the Hillside Ventures email to recruit our students.
Investment Strategies & Philosophies
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