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Big Red Ventures is managed by Cornell Johnson & Cornell Tech MBA students, Cornell Law Candidates, and other students of the Graduate School.


Fund Manager

Fund Managers are responsible for sourcing investment opportunities, fund raising, and ultimately making investment decisions for Big Red Ventures. FMs also host the annual BenDaniel Venture Challenge, Annual Meeting in New York City, networking events with other startup communities, and lead a team participating in the Venture Capital Investment Competition (VCIC). Academic credit (NBA 5075) is available for this role.

*Applications for Ithaca AMBAs, Cornell Tech AMBAs, and JD/MBA candidates will open June 2021.

Applications for Full-time 2-year MBA, JD Candidates, Graduate School are now closed. Please check-back in Spring 2022 for more updates.


Associate applications for the 2020-2021 Team are closed.
Primary responsibilities center around the due diligence process and include: understanding business models, market analysis, and financial projections. The team will also actively engage the Cornell entrepreneurship and VC community. Eligible degree programs include (but are not limited to):
  • Johnson School of Business
  • Cornell Tech
  • Cornell Law School
  • All other Graduate School students