Founded in 2017, the KCUVP is a private scholarship and experiential learning opportunity for University students sponsored by Royal Street Ventures, the Kauffman Foundation, and other private donors.

KCUVP students are exposed to the world of private finance, including angel investing, venture capital, growth equity and private equity. Over time, students have the opportunity to manage the entire life cycle of a private investment, from sourcing and diligence to investing and exit.

The result is not only better prepared graduates, but a more robust entrepreneurship ecosystem within the Midwest.


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Find out about our investment process, partners, and progressive curriculum.

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