SSC student opportunities

“The SSC Venture Studio is a diverse team of Boston College students passionate about growing and fostering the entrepreneurship community on-campus. In partnership with SSC Venture Partners, studio members learn first-hand about the venture capital industry while investing the Venture Studio's own active fund directly into BC student-led startups.”
Carter Dwyer
Venture Studio Co-founder and Associate

Our process


Experienced upperclassmen, SSC Venture Studio Associates, teach analysts the ins and outs of the venture capital industry, including proven approaches to early-stage investing and current trends.


Venture studio analysts source and conduct due diligence on early-stage startups within the Boston College student community.


The venture studio invests directly in student startups whose business criteria and mission aligns with our investment thesis.

Our investment thesis

The SSC Venture Studio strives to invest in Boston College student-founded, pre-seed businesses led by visionary founding teams to bring innovative ideas to life and ignite rapid growth in the entrepreneurial ecosystem of Chestnut Hill.

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The Venture Studio team

Co-founders & associates

  • Carter Dwyer, CSOM ‘22
  • Bijoy Shah, CSOM ‘22
  • Elizabeth Berkhan, CSOM ‘22

Senior analysts

  • Bernardo Poulat, CSOM ‘22
  • Andrew Kenny, MCAS ‘23
  • Ryan Bern, CSOM ‘23
  • Greg Marcotte, MCAS ‘23


  • Caroline Williams, MCAS ‘23
  • Lucia Artinano, CSOM ‘23
  • Sophia Cassidy, CSOM ‘23
  • Will Mills, MCAS ‘23
  • Collin Tsui, CSOM ‘24
  • Connor Fleming, CSOM ‘24
  • Grace Cutler, MCAS ’24
  • Jiqian (Giqi) Zhao, CSOM ‘24
  • Joaquin Penelas, MCAS ‘24
  • Kaylee Arzu, MCAS ‘24
  • Micayla Cameron, CSOM ‘24
  • Michael Choi, MCAS ‘24
  • Arjun Garg, CSOM ‘25
  • Chinmaya Koolwall, CSOM ‘25
  • Edward Shin, MCAS ‘25
  • Ivan Lubyanitskiy, CSOM ‘25
  • Kristin Myer, CSOM ‘25
  • Michael Morse, CSOM ‘25
  • Ryan Simonds, CSOM ‘25
  • Ted Wind, CSOM ‘25

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