Deadline: 11:59 pm
Venture Capital Associate, Fintech
Our Fintech team is looking for passionate, hard-working individuals to join our investment team as part of a two-year Associate program. Our Associates conduct industry research, source investment opportunities, perform rigorous due diligence, and support our portfolio companies. We are thematic, expertise-driven investors that like to dive deep into segments of the financial services industry where we believe technology can be most transformative. Our team-first approach means Associates are expected to not only investigate themes by talking to companies, potential founders, and domain experts but also effectively share their findings by modeling out scenarios, testing assumptions, synthesizing their learnings, and iterating with the team’s feedback. Our Associates gain exposure to our deal processes, and have the opportunity to source, underwrite, and support multiple promising fintech investments each year. What Excites You Learning about new technologies and the evolution of financial services Talking with experts and operators about hard problems Crunching the numbers, analyzing business fundamentals, building useful models Making smart, informed bets and constantly learning from them Building new things and iterating on them quickly and openly Working with and contributing to the culture of a small team What Excites Us “Deep generalists” who pride themselves on being knowledgeable, resourceful, and able to learn complex concepts quickly People who think of the right question to ask before chasing answers Excellent attention to detail, organization, and project management skills A strong “toolkit” (familiarity with SaaS platforms such as Slack, Affinity, and Notion) People who “elevate the room” through their work ethic, curiosity, and attitude Great team players who care about and contribute to a thriving team culture What Success Looks Like Ownership – You take charge of your work, uphold your commitments, and never drop the ball Prioritization – You focus on what matters most and wait on the rest; you’re great at thoughtfully saying no to others Adaptability – You can triage needs and context-switch quickly and effortlessly Communications – You have excellent listening, verbal, and written communication skills Teamwork – Everyone loves working with you and feels energized after engaging with you Integrity – You demonstrate 100% commitment to the highest ethical standards We take care of our people We invest in our people, their careers, their health, and their well-being. When you work here, we provide: Fully-paid health care benefits Generous parental and family leave policies Volunteer opportunities Support for employee-led affinity groups representing women, people of color and the LGBT+ community Mental and physical wellness programs Tuition assistance A 401(k) savings program with an employer match and more We invest in our people, their careers, their health, and their well-being. When you work here, we provide: Fully-paid health care benefits Generous parental and family leave policies Volunteer opportunities Support for employee-led affinity groups representing women, people of color and the LGBT+ community Mental and physical wellness programs Tuition assistance A 401(k) savings program with an employer match and more Point72 policy requires all U.S. employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to enter any Point72 office or participate in any Point72 business-related event in person. Should an offer of employment be made, your acceptance of that offer means that you will comply with this policy. You will be advised of your anticipated schedule to be in the office should we move forward with the offer. Please note that all visitors must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 to enter any of Point72’s U.S. offices.
Deadline: 11:59 pm
Venture Capital Senior Associate
New Markets is hiring an exceptional Senior Associate for a highly entrepreneurial role that includes all aspects of venture capital investing, including deal sourcing, fundraising, screening new investments, memo writing, managing the due diligence process, ongoing monitoring of portfolio companies, market research, and various reporting to stakeholders. The ideal individual will be a self-starter that thrives in an independent, collaborative work environment who possesses the necessary hard skills to execute on a variety of assignments, the maturity and humility to ask questions, and the intellectual curiosity to help the team find the best possible investments and limited partners. Additionally, the Senior Associate will enhance the operations of the firm by optimizing processes and improving systems as needed. The candidate must also be exceptional at outbound business development and managing relationships with external executives. We strongly encourage diverse candidates to apply. Responsibilities • Manage new investment pipeline, including: researching investment theses, cold calling, due diligence, managing deal flow database, screening initial deals, supporting senior partners on priority investment opportunities, and scheduling and attending company presentations. • Assist in all aspects of fundraising, including: supporting senior partners on fundraising activities, researching investors, creating custom presentations, managing fundraising database, developing collateral materials, cold calling, and scheduling meetings. • Communication with executives at leading companies, including oral, written and presentation • Write investment memos for potential investments, build financial projection models, conduct primary and secondary investment research, and manage due diligence processes. • Contribute to quarterly investor reporting by collecting and analyzing monthly financials and impact data from portfolio companies, as well as assisting in quarterly valuation process. • Collaborate with partners to implement strategies to enhance internal processes and systems. Qualifications • 2 – 6 years of relevant industry experience in venture capital or private equity, corporate or business development, management consulting or investment banking. • Passionate about education or impact investing, preferably with experience in the field. • Demonstrated ability to cultivate meaningful relationships with entrepreneurs and investors. • Demonstrated ability to evaluate direct investments in growth stage companies. • Excellent record of academic achievement with a degree from a leading university. Bachelor's degree required. Advanced business, engineering or other quantitative degree preferred. MBA, CFA, and/or CPA preferred. • Strong quantitative skillset, including understanding accounting principles and finance. • Self-starter with business development experience. • Financial modeling skills, including Excel proficiency and understanding capital structures. Analytical thinking and problem-solving skills with strong attention to detail. • Demonstrated strong written and oral communication, and interpersonal skills. • Exceptional design and PowerPoint skills. • High level of maturity and the ability to work as part of a team and unsupervised, coordinating between different partners/managers. • Strong work ethic and desire to take initiative and ownership. • Commitment to improving economic mobility, especially for historically disadvantaged groups.
Deadline: 12:00 pm
Senior Associate – Venture Capital and Growth Capital
Macellum Private Capital Overview Macellum Private Capital (“MPC”) is focused on venture and growth capital investing in Black- and minority-owned or -led businesses in the consumer and retail industry. We aim to invest between $5-$30 million per investment. Macellum Private Capital’s differentiated investment platform provides a unique and compelling value proposition to founders and management teams due to: 1) Our strategic relationships: o G-III Apparel Group (tkr: GIII), a $3B revenue global provider of apparel and accessories with 30 licensed and proprietary brands o Citi Trends (tkr: CTRN), a $1B revenue diversified retailer with 600+ locations focused on Black and Hispanic consumers. o Bob Johnson, Founder of BET and The RLJ Companies 2) Deep sector experience in consumer and retail 3) Operational expertise and functional capabilities, such as strategic planning, marketing, e-commerce, product management, and supply chain 4) Extensive network of seasoned industry executives and strategic advisors The firm targets consumer companies in sectors such as retail/multi-unit, e-commerce, health and beauty, apparel, food & beverage, home goods, and experiential/lifestyle. MPC will also consider investing in business services companies that are vendors to large consumer and retail organizations, as the F-500 aims to diversify its supply chain and increase spend with minority-owned companies. MPC is a subsidiary of Macellum Capital Management, a consumer-focused hedge fund managing ~$500M that provides the firm with deep sector expertise and an extensive network along with operational, finance, compliance, and technology support. More information can be found on www.macellumprivatecapital.com Position Overview We are looking for a Senior Associate to join the investment team to help build the firm from the ground up and play an integral role in contributing to MPC’s long-term success. This is an opportunity to join a fast-growing, start-up investment firm as an early team member with significant upside potential. The Senior Associate will work directly with the Managing Partner and Principal and play an integral in sourcing, underwriting, executing, and monitoring investments. The Senior Associate will also work closely with in-house and third-party functional resources (e.g., operations, sales and marketing, digital, etc.) on a day-to-day basis. The Senior Associate will work in a fast-paced and entrepreneurial environment, so candidates should be naturally proactive with strong capabilities to work independently. Key Responsibilities 1) Sourcing — support deal flow generation by screening investment opportunities based on the firm's established criteria and developing and validating investment theses 2) Due Diligence — work internally and manage third parties to lead the due diligence of potential investment opportunities by (i) analyzing and assessing key business functions (technology, sales, marketing, operations, etc.), (ii) assessing the market and competition (e.g., market sizing and mapping and competitive analysis), (iii) building detailed financial and operating models and related analyses, and (iv) drafting investment memos for presentation to MPC’s investment committee 3) Transaction Execution — assist with drafting term sheets and supporting the negotiation and documentation process from term sheet through closing 4) Portfolio Management — actively engaging portfolio companies and being a trusted partner and resource to our management teams is core to MPC’s investment philosophy. Successful Senior Associates will develop relationships with management teams and board directors, continue to better understand the key micro and macro business drivers as companies and industries evolve, track performance through monthly financials and KPI’s, assess the portfolio companies’ ability to meet investment objectives on an on-going basis and proactively engage in course correction as needed. 5) Capital Raising/Investor Relations — participate in MPC’s capital raising and investor relations meetings and related activities by preparing presentations that describe MPC’s unique model, investment thesis, and philosophy 6) Firm Operations — help develop internal operations and procedures to ensure the long-term scalability and efficiency of MPC and its investment process Qualifications · Undergraduate degree with excellent academic credentials · 2-4 years of venture capital, growth capital, or management consulting experience · Experience in the Consumer/Retail, DTC, and/or E-commerce industries · High-integrity with a superior work-ethic · Proactive, self-starter · Thrives in a fast-paced, fluid, and collaborative environment · Strong desire to work on a small team and participate in the business building activities of a new firm; entrepreneurial spirit · Exceptional analytical and communication skills · Detail-oriented · Ability to evaluate and develop investment themes and identify and articulate key investment risks and opportunities Start Date Spring 2022
Deadline: 9:00 am
VC Associate @ Reciprocal Ventures in NYC
About Reciprocal: Founded in 2016, Reciprocal Ventures is a New York City-based early-stage venture capital firm that specializes in FinTech and Cryptocurrency. We are a team of former operators and investors obsessed with backing the networks, platforms and protocols that will support the rapidly evolving digital finance sector. We work with visionary entrepreneurs and uniquely qualified teams innovating across digital finance and have made 40+ investments over the past five years, generating exceptional returns. We pride ourselves on being active, hands-on investors, and help our portfolio companies by leveraging our unique focus & insights, deep expertise, and extensive network across financial services and Web3. About the Job: Reciprocal Ventures is looking to bring on an Associate to focus on researching industry themes, sourcing opportunities, analyzing investments, and working alongside our founders. This role will primarily focus on opportunities in FinTech, working closely with the investment partners and other team members to support our investment activity in the space. This role is based in New York City. Ideal Candidate: 1-4 years of relevant work experience from a VC/PE firm, investment bank, consulting firm, startup or something so great we can’t easily envision. Passion for FinTech, commerce, Web 3, and a desire to use technology as an enabler and catalyst to change the world. A relevant network to help find aspiring entrepreneurs and unearth exciting new startups. Strong written and analytical skills for deal analysis and internal reporting. Strong interpersonal skills. Our investment team is meeting with entrepreneurs and other members of the startup community on a regular basis. An ability to work well within a team and be self-guided on a day-to-day basis. How to Apply: Our team is constantly sharing and debating new ideas, and we want to make sure that’s an environment you will thrive in. For that reason, our process begins with everyone submitting an investment idea, thesis, or memo that proposes something we should invest in. The idea should be focused on either a specific early-stage company in the digital finance space that you believe we should invest in or a thesis you believe we should build into one of our existing strategies.
Deadline: 11:59 pm
Venture Capital Associate
LearnLaunch Fund + Accelerator is an impact-driven VC fund and accelerator that invests in and supports entrepreneurs on the mission to transform education positively. To date we invested in 71 companies driving access, equity, and outcomes in K12, higher education, workforce development, and life-long upskilling. We believe that change in the education system should be driven by innovators emerging from and representing the populations, which have been so poorly served by the education system today. 66% of companies we invested in are founded/managed by entrepreneurs who identify as female and/or BIPOC. Our portfolio companies have impacted 20+ million learners globally. Position Summary The associate will be responsible for a variety of tasks including accelerator process management, portfolio support and reporting, and support of a 3-person investment team. Candidates must exhibit passion for entrepreneurship and have interest in exploring different segments of the education market. We are especially interested in candidates from diverse backgrounds. Candidates must be based or willing to relocate to the Greater Boston Area. Essential Job Functions Accelerator Program & Investing 50% Manage accelerator selection process involving multiple stakeholders Coordinate Due Diligence process and assist in creation of investment memos Manage the cohort participation during the 10-week accelerator session Support communication and engagement with Venture Partners Carry out various projects for selected accelerator companies such as market research, analysis of competitive landscape, financial modeling, cap table modeling Coordinate and assist in evaluation process to select companies eligible for follow-on funding Milestones review process to determine eligibility for follow-on funding Deal Flow Management & Investment Process Support 20% Communicate and engage with companies inquiring for funding Evaluate potential investment opportunities and assist in creation of investment memos Conduct market research on industry trends emerging technologies and individual startups Maintain internal deal database and, from time to time, perform deal flow-related data analysis Maintain internal co-investor database and support the team in engaging with co-investors Reporting & Portfolio Management 20% Gather semi-annual business and financial updates from portfolio companies and assist in preparation of required semi-annual reports for the limited partners Gather impact metrics information from the portfolio companies and prepare annual Impact Report Prepare other required material about select portfolio companies, e.g. to be used in communication with potential co-investors Other 10% Respond to request of existing portfolio companies Supporting the team in the fundraising process as needed Draft a press release or a blog post from time to time Essential Skills and Experience 1-2 years of experience working in an adjacent area (e.g. banking, investment banking, corporate development, business planning, management consulting, market research etc.) Proven project management skills Engagement with entrepreneurial ecosystem building is a big plus Capabilities Analytical and detail-oriented Excellent communicator, able to comfortably communicate with entrepreneur and investors Able to compose comprehensive business summaries / investment materials Self-starter, able to prioritize and work independently Ability to manage complex project with multiple stakeholders involved Comfortable with understanding and applying financial modeling Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: LearnLaunch Fund + Accelerator is committed to sustaining a diverse community with a work environment that is welcoming, respectful, and encouraging to all. We work to be an equal opportunity that celebrates and cultivates diversity along multiple dimensions, including race, ethnicity, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, national origin, veteran status, socioeconomic status, religion, ability, culture, and experience.
Deadline: 11:59 pm
Venture Capital Associate
Grand Ventures is hiring an Associate to join our team. We are looking for candidates with a passion for venture capital, the analytical skills to lead due diligence processes, the confidence to articulate opinions on prospective investments, and a willingness to work on a wide array of tasks. As a key member of the investment team, they will actively participate in all stages of the investment process and have a seat at the table in making investment decisions. Additionally, the candidate will play a key role in implementing internal projects to further position the firm for growth and success. By joining Grand Ventures, this individual will receive the mentorship needed to further their knowledge of venture capital and gain conviction in evaluating investment opportunities. We are looking for someone with a growth mindset who shows potential to evolve alongside the firm. Prior investment and venture capital experience are not required, but helpful. An Associate will have a minimum of 3 years of venture capital experience. This is a full-time role with some travel requirements (<20%). This role will be located in our Grand Rapids, MI office for at least the first 2 years. Candidates must be based in Grand Rapids or willing to relocate to the area. As the candidate grows in the role and gains more experience in venture capital, the option to relocate to one of Grand Ventures’ target investment regions can be considered. About Grand Ventures Grand Ventures is one of the most active early stage venture capital funds in the Midwest. We invest in seed stage B2B SaaS companies in emerging venture markets across the US and Canada. Some key areas of focus for the firm include Supply Chain, FinTech, DevOps, and Digital Health, but we are opportunistic in evaluating opportunities that fall within the broader B2B software space. We have invested in some of the fastest growing companies in North America alongside some of the world’s most prestigious venture funds. We pride ourselves on supporting great entrepreneurs from inception through rapid growth to maturity and serving as value-added investors at each stage of their journeys. We are big believers in the importance of diversity of thought and its role in driving better performance. Consequently, we place a premium on diversity in backgrounds and experience; we continue to be thoughtful in our approach to building an inclusive team and culture. Our team is made up of former investment professionals, startup founders, and operators. We are not only hard workers and constant learners– we’re also low in ego and love to have fun. Our purpose is to serve others. By helping entrepreneurs achieve their full potential, we can make our communities better places. Our goal is to help businesses thrive and produce great returns for all stakeholders. Key Responsibilities: Sourcing and research: identify high potential startups and help the team understand new sectors and trends. Manage deal pipeline: organize deal pipeline, manage CRM, and create reports to help the team prioritize and focus on the most promising opportunities. Due diligence: complete all stages of the due diligence process, including introductory calls with founders, market research, data requests, building financial models, startup customer interviews, deal negotiations, and legal review. Support portfolio companies: provide operational support to our portfolio companies by pitching in with everything from connecting founders to prospective customers and advisors to driving strategic internal discussions. Community building: participate in events, conferences, and demo days in order to grow our network of founders and co-investors. Internal operations: support the team in a variety of tasks, including reporting to Limited Partners, original content creation, portfolio construction analysis, and leading internal projects to improve Grand Ventures operations. This job is a fit for you if you have: Excellent written and verbal communication; Exceptional analytical skills and attention to detail; Project management skills and self-organization to execute on concurrent projects; Self-motivation to work independently; Charisma and aptitude for building strong relationships; Courage to challenge the status quo; Humility, growth mindset, and inclination for learning; Familiarity with venture capital financing structures and practices (nice to have). Professional Requirements: Minimum of 2 years of relevant work experience, preferably in venture capital, private equity, investment banking, consulting, or startup operations. Strong proficiency in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Google Suite. Bachelors' degree; MBA is a bonus. Ability to work in Grand Rapids, MI. Sector experience in Supply Chain & Logistics, DevOps, Fintech, or Digital Health is a bonus. The Grand Ventures Culture: Partner with entrepreneurs with bold dreams. Make fact-based decisions supported by rigorous analysis. Seek excellence in everything we do. Respect all entrepreneurs. Provide hands-on support to our portfolio companies. Take individual ownership for our firm. Lead by example. Have fun.
Deadline: 11:59 pm
2022 Inclusion by Insight Summit (NYC/Virtual)
Location: New York, NY, USA | Position: Intern We are committed to fostering a more equitable tech investing ecosystem. As part of this commitment, we are excited to announce our reinvented Inclusion By Insight Summit (IIS). During this two-day program a select group of second-year undergraduate students will have the unique chance to learn more about Venture Capital, Private Equity, and the tech investing space through real-world application. Additionally, attendees will have the opportunity to engage with diverse leaders from across Insight and our portfolio through interactive breakout sessions. Lastly, all attendees are invited to a one-of-a-kind networking event that will leave your mind blown! This year we will be offering a two-day program for second-year undergraduate students. We recognize that diversity comes in many different facets; we welcome everyone to apply! You will have the opportunity to tell us more about how you identify during the application process. Qualifications Undergraduate students who graduate in spring 2024 A passion for software, technology, and investing Intellectually curious, results driven, and excited about speaking with founders What is diversity at Insight? Race Ethnicity Gender Sexual Orientation Education Income Skills Beliefs Upbringing National Origin Space is limited, we encourage you to complete your application as quickly as possible. About Us: Insight Partners is a leading global venture capital and private equity firm investing in high-growth technology and software ScaleUp companies driving transformative change in their industries. Founded in 1995, Insight Partners has invested in more than 400 companies worldwide and has raised more than $30 billion in capital commitments through a series of funds. Insight's mission is to find, fund, and work successfully with visionary executives, providing them with practical, hands-on software expertise to foster long-term success. Across its people and portfolio, Insight encourages a culture around a belief that ScaleUp companies and growth create an opportunity for all. What differentiates Insight? Our unique three-pillar formula to success! Unrivaled sourcing by our analyst team Strong focus on growth-stage software Post-investment ScaleUp expertise provided by our Onsite team of software experts If this excites you, keep reading to learn more about our 2022 Inclusion By Insight Summit.