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True Ventures Fellowship

Established in 2009, our fellowship matches undergraduates and young professionals who have not chosen traditional paths of higher education with True Portfolio companies. For those interested in careers at burgeoning startups or venture capital, becoming a True Fellow can be a life-changing experience and a first step toward building a prolific career.

I joined Zymergen during the summer of 2018 as a software engineering intern. It was fulfilling to know that the project I worked diligently to develop was successful.

Omid AfsharTrue Fellow

I’ve grown in many ways, including developing technical and interpersonal skills, in such a short amount of time.

Michelle SheuTrue Fellow


2019 True Fellow Michelle Sheu shares what drew her to apply to our program.


2018 True Fellow Omid Afshar gives his best piece of advice for incoming fellows.