Venture Capital Portfolio Manager – Missouri Technology Corporation
The Missouri Technology Corporation (MTC) is a public-private partnership created by the Missouri
General Assembly to promote entrepreneurship and foster the growth of new and emerging high-tech
companies in the State of Missouri. MTC seeks a highly motivated, self-driven, and organized candidate
with, ideally, strong ties to the Missouri entrepreneurial ecosystems to support the operational
management of our early-stage investment portfolio, which currently consists of approximately 90
The Venture Capital Portfolio Manager position is ideal for candidates interested in gaining hands-on
experience in early-stage investing and venture capital. Specifically, former entrepreneurs of early-stage
high-growth potential companies, candidates with experience working for entrepreneurial support
organizations, or candidates with a strong project management background and an interest in engaging
directly with Missouri’s innovation and entrepreneurial ecosystem.
Please note that MTC has a residency requirement. All candidates must currently be a resident of
Missouri or willing to relocate immediately to qualify for the position.
Additionally, the pay scale for this position is closer to that of a state agency or nonprofit rather than a
for-profit venture fund. Please note MTC does not collect a carried interest on its investments;
therefore, compensation for the position will not include a share of any carried interest.
Established in 1994, MTC was created by the Missouri General Assembly to promote entrepreneurship
and foster the growth of new and emerging high-tech companies. MTC supports Missouri’s
entrepreneurial communities by providing grant-based funding to entrepreneurial support organizations
throughout the state and making direct equity-based investments in the state’s most promising earlystage technology-based companies through its IDEA Fund Co-Investment Program.
Through its IDEA Fund, over the past decade, MTC has invested over $45 million into almost 140 earlystage Missouri-based high-growth technology-focused companies, which have raised over $1.1 billion in additional private capital. Including direct investments in some of Missouri’s most successful
technology-based startup companies; Benson Hill Biosystems, PayIt, CoverCress, MediBeacon, and
Confluence Life Sciences.
Venture Capital Portfolio Manager Position:
The Venture Capital Portfolio Manager will initially report directly to the Executive Director and is a fulltime, exempt position (exempt from earning overtime).
Salary and Benefits: Candidates will be compensated based on experience with an annual salary ranging
from $50,000 – $70,000, along with full medical and dental insurance, 401k, paid time off, and paid
Travel Requirements: Semi-regular travel throughout the State of Missouri.
Residency Requirement: Must currently be a Missouri resident or willing to relocate to the State
Screening will begin immediately, and the position will be open until filled. Resumes received by
October 24, 2022, will receive the fullest consideration.