<aside> 👋 Hi! We're glad to see you're considering the opportunity to become an FRV Associate. This is your go-to guide for all things recruiting-related; read on, and if you like what you see, we hope you consider applying :)


<aside> ⚠️ This year is a special one! We are launching a new investment chapter this year!

🥁🥁🥁🥁 ……. in BC!!!

If you are a student based in BC and are interested in joining our founding BC team, please apply below!



<aside> ⤵️ Below is our 2023 Recruitment Application Form! The deadline to complete your application is Monday, February 6th @11:59 pm EST time. Shoot us an email at [email protected] with any questions.

You are applying as part of the second round. After February 6th, we will no longer be recruiting until January of 2024 for our next cohort. This the last window of opportunity to join FRV’s Team23 Cohort.



In this document:

🙋 Who We Are

Front Row Ventures is Canada’s leading university-focused and student-operated VC firm with a presence on 20+ university campuses across Canada.

We are early-stage and industry-agnostic investors. We back high impact student entrepreneurs with diverse backgrounds and ambitious technology-enabled ideas, regardless of their field of work. Every year, we select and train 60+ outstanding students with diverse backgrounds. They review over 800 student-led start-ups and our fund invests checks into the most promising ventures – those that are showing us the future, creating new industries, and rewriting the rules.

Over the past 6 years, we have invested in more than 30 companies including Nomic Bio and Valence Discovery. Combined, our portfolio has gone on to raise over $65 million in follow-on funding with top tiers investors.

🙋 What’s in it for you?

FRV Associates are given the unique opportunity to gain valuable experience in VC while developing professional skills and building out their personal network. Our variety of teams expose our associates to different areas of VC including deal sourcing, investment analysis, portfolio management, data analysis, marketing and talent management. These skills carry forward into their careers making them highly employable and valuable members of any team, whether they pursue careers in VC or any entrepreneurial spaces.

Following their time at FRV, associates have gone on to have successful careers not just as VCs, but founders, consultants, engineers in startups and more. FRV is an invaluable opportunity for any students looking to learn more about VC, entrepreneurship, or careers in startups. After completing your mandate at FRV, you will be joining a community of over 200+ FRV alumni.

🙋 Eligibility and commitment

While you may be thinking that VC is only for people in Finance, that is not the case! We actively seek to hire students from all fields and levels of studies. The diversity in background and experience is what makes our teams successful.