Operating Platform Intern

By Jason Felger

The Role

Jump Capital is looking for an entrepreneurial-minded intern to join our operating platform. Jump’s operating team works with portfolio companies to accelerate their growth and position them for long-term successes. We’re a group of operators ourselves and closely partner with founders in four core areas: talent, go-to-market, strategic finance and corporate development.

The internship will be primarily focused on projects that further extend the scalability and relevance of the platform offering. However, there will likely be opportunities to directly engage with and support portfolio company projects. Our internships also have visibility to all aspects of investing activities, from ideation in markets to our investment process and post-investment engagement.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Work with the operating platform team to build and roll-out tools in our core focus areas
  • Assist with the design and implementation of Jump’s advisory network
  • Help build and aggregate talent and go-to-market best practices and content
  • Engage with portfolio companies executive teams to distribute platform resources
  • As needed provide direct support to portfolio companies


  • Passion for working with early-stage companies, great instincts, and a unique perspective
  • Preferably experience in Strategy Consulting, Investment Banking, Venture Capital or Private Equity
  • Individuals with experience in Sales, Marketing or Talent operating functions within a high growth tech startup are also welcome
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and apply initiative and creativity on projects
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Business, Economics, or a technical field preferred but not required

Jump Culture:

  • We are a meritocracy
  • We take our work very seriously but not ourselves
  • We have our convictions but we’re good listeners
  • We celebrate our wins and learn from the losses
  • We try very hard to put ourselves in our founders shoes

About Jump:

Jump Capital is a venture capital firm in Chicago, Illinois that backs entrepreneurs with a bold vision seeking a business partner and not just a financial investor. Jump is a multi-stage investor providing series-A to growth-stage capital with a focus on data-driven technology companies in the FinTech, Enterprise IT & Data Infrastructure, B2B Application SaaS and Digital Media sectors. Jump is currently investing from our $200million 6th fund which closed in Q4 of 2019.

Jump is a thesis-led investor with the mindset that it is important to have depth of understanding within microsegments of sectors to be effective partners. We also work to be active and engaged investors that bring our own operating successes and failures to bare when we partner with companies.

If interested, please reach out to [email protected] with your resume

By Jason Felger

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