Changing the face of Alternative Investments

If you’re a burgeoning or experienced professional from a background that’s been historically excluded from the alternative investments sector, SEO Alternative Investments provides the education, mentorship, career development, and access you need to succeed in the industry. 

Since 2009, we’ve helped hundreds of professionals achieve their career goals by connecting them with industry leaders who are passionate about creating change and increasing opportunities for those historically excluded from the sector. 

Alternative Investments Fellowship Program (AIFP) 

If you’re a first-, second-, or third-year investment banking analyst or management consultant who identifies as Black, Hispanic/Latinx, Native American, or an Asian female, we help you compete for highly-coveted buy-side roles. 

Investment Academy

Get a leg up on the SEO Alternative Investments Fellowship Program (AIFP) with the SEO Investment Academy! SEO Investment Academy’s year-round programming prepares historically excluded candidates for the SEO AIFP and for buy-side recruiting. 

Hedge Fund Academy

The SEO Alternative Investments Hedge Fund Academy is designed to prepare professionals from backgrounds historically excluded in alternative investments for investment roles in the hedge fund industry.

Annual Alternative Investments Conference (AICON)

Our preeminent conference focused on emerging trends in private equity, hedge funds, venture, and real estate. In 2022, we welcomed 650+ attendees, heard from 90+ speakers, and arranged 100+ one-on-one LP:GP meetings. 

Our Partners 

SEO Alternative Investments partners are critical for driving industry change. With the support of 65+ leading private equity firms, SEO educates, coaches, and mentors highly-educated Fellows, from backgrounds that have been historically excluded from the alternative investments sector, to successfully compete for full-time roles at top industry firms.