Peter Harris is a founding partner of University Growth Fund (UGF), a multi-million dollar fund designed to give university students a real-world experiential learning opportunity as they work alongside seasoned investors to invest in many of the leading venture and private equity deals in the country.
Prior to UGF, Mr. Harris worked as a Principal and assisted in managing University Venture Fund (UVF), an $18M student-run fund that operated similarly to University Growth Fund. During his time at UVF, Mr. Harris worked on a wide variety of deals in the technology, software, life sciences and consumer industries. He played a pivotal role in revamping the fund’s operations and generally improving internal recruiting, training, due diligence, and investment processes. His responsibilities included building deal flow, recruiting and training new students, managing due diligence processes, and tracking the portfolio.
Mr. Harris graduated from Brigham Young University as an Honors double major in Economics and International Business.