The VentureFizz Podcast: Stephanie Manning - Director of Platform at Lerer Hippeau
Let’s face it, jobs in venture capital are very scarce, yet they are highly desirable. There are different roles that make a VC operate and the path into one of these positions isn’t very clear.
Stephanie and her colleague Isabelle Phelps, recently published a blog series which helps to bring transparency to the topic of landing a job in venture capital.
My conversation with Stephanie is focused on this exact topic, where she shares so much useful information and advice. So, if you are interested in pursuing a role in venture capital, hopefully this discussion will help put you on a path to achieve your goal.
Here is a list of the topics we will cover:
- Stephanie’s background and her journey into the venture capital industry.
- How she got involved with Lerer Hippeau, and how her role has evolved.
- The different types of roles between the investment and platform teams.
- How the path into venture capital has changed.
- Advice on how to get your foot in the door and what the interview process may look like.
- Details on how the compensation piece of the equation may be structured.
- Plus, a lot more.
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