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Industry research fellowship

Passionate about technology? Interested in VC? By becoming a fellow, you’ll be partnering with a global venture investor for a hands-on industry experience.

We are looking for curious, creative MBA and undergraduate students to help us conduct research on various sectors and geographies. The fellowship will last for an academic year, commencing in October and culminating in June.

The industry-focused fellowships are in these sectors

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Responsibilities of the fellow will include the following

Investigating new and emerging industry sectors and the ways that technology enables new opportunities.

Building an understanding of the competitive dynamics that animate these fields

Analyzing the strengths and weaknesses of both incumbent actors and new entrants

Evaluating the unit economics of startups and their abilities to scale sustainably

Identifying 30 promising founders in these fields every month and explaining the reasons that their startups are compelling.

Calculating the existing and potential market sizes of new, high-growth areas

Detailing the benefits and drawbacks of new technologies

Writing a capstone report at the end of the fellowship about the aforementioned industry landscapes

Each fellowship will focus on either a geographic or an industrial area

What you will get from the program

Participation in the end-to-end investment process from origination, due diligence, negotiation, and execution

First-hand experience and interaction with prospective founders

Exposure to executives of Fortune 500 companies in Southeast Asia as part of the due diligence process

Perks to join future conference and summits hosted by SeaX Ventures and RISE

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