Student Venture Fund at The University of Akron (SVFUA), Northeast Ohio’s first student-run Evergreen venture fund, offers a unique opportunity for donation. By donating to SVFUA, organizations, foundations and individuals can participate in an experiential education process, through which graduate students in disciplines ranging from business and law to engineering and industrial/organizational psychology will gain hands-on experience in entrepreneurship and angel investment.
SVFUA’s student participants:
The Student Venture Fund not only gives students experience with entrepreneurship and finance, but provides constructive criticism and financial support to vulnerable early stage companies. The Fund has targeted to raise $100,000 this academic year to invest in two to four companies, providing extensive feedback for all participants.
Individuals and groups that donate to the Fund receive: