Ventures Manager

Job Description: STTE Ventures Manager
Company: STTE Foundation
Location: El Paso, Texas
Type: Part-time
Salary: $35,000 annually
Posted on: November 14, 2023


About STTE Foundation:

STTE Foundation is a dedicated non profit organization that manages a startup coworking space, fostering STEAM innovation and entrepreneurship. We are committed to supporting startups through their growth journey with our four-year program, STTE Ventures.

Position Overview:

As the STTE Ventures Manager, you will play a pivotal role in guiding startups through our three-phase journey. You will be the touchpoint for startups, ensuring they leverage our five foundational pillars: People, Place, Partners, Program, and Pitches. The Ventures Manager will monitor startups and report monthly on fiscal compliance and program results.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Program Management:
      • Oversee the execution of the STTE Ventures program, ensuring all phases are effectively implemented.
      • Collaborate with startups to ensure they are utilizing the business model canvas and high-tech sprint methodologies.
      • Organize and manage the culminating access to capital pitch event.
  • Startup Support:
      • Assist startups in identifying new customer segments and increasing their user base.
      • Provide guidance on accessing venture capital and other funding opportunities.
      • Monitor and support startups in their revenue growth and staff/contractor expansion.
  • Ecosystem Collaboration:
      • Foster a collaborative entrepreneurial ecosystem, ensuring startups have access to necessary resources and mentorship.
      • Build and maintain relationships with industry partners, mentors, and investors.
  • Performance Measurement:
    • Track and report on the success metrics of participating startups, including user growth, revenue increase, and venture capital acquisition.
    • Provide feedback and recommendations for program improvement based on performance data.
    • Report, compile and submit monthly on program expenditures and progress outcomes.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Management, or a related field.
  • Previous experience in startup ecosystems, venture capital, or business development.
  • Strong understanding of the business model canvas and sprint methodologies.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Understanding of innovation and creativity principles
  • Strong organizational and project management skills



  • Opportunity to work in a dynamic and innovative environment.
  • Network with industry leaders, investors, and promising startups.
  • Contribute to the growth and success of emerging businesses.


Interested candidates are invited to submit their resume and cover letter to [email protected]. We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. STTE is an equal opportunity employer.