All Lion Fund members are involved in every stage of the investment process. Each member is required to present at least one investment pitch per semester, attend regular meetings, vote on investment decisions, monitor current investments and engage in group discussions. All members are also eligible to run for positions on the executive board where they can get hands-on experience running a business and managing a fund.
Lion Fund provides its members with numerous educational resources. New members go through an 8-week orientation program and the fund maintains a large digital library of scholarly articles, interview help guides and other resources. In addition, Lion Fund holds educational sessions for current members on numerous finance-related topics. The fund's tight knit network of students and alumni often convene socially and professionally. Each member is also assigned an experienced mentor to guide their educational growth.
Among clubs at Columbia, Lion Fund has one of the strongest and most extensive alumni networks. Many of our alums have gone on to work at some of the top financial firms in the world. Members of the Fund have to access this extensive network of industry professionals. Lion Fund is a very proud community, and alumni are constantly available to assist members in their career goals.