Venture Capital Pre-MBA Analyst
Location: Palo Alto, CA
Silicon Valley Office firm that partners with leading corporations to help establish and manage their venture capital programs.
Silicon Valley Office is expanding its team and is hiring a venture capital analyst (pre-MBA) to join the Palo Alto office.
The analyst will have the opportunity to obtain venture capital investment experience. In this role, the analyst will work closely with the leadership team at Touchdown and be responsible for a variety of investment tasks with an emphasis on sourcing new investments, providing financial analysis, due diligence support related to closing new investment opportunities, and helping to manage Touchdown’s relationship with its corporate partners.
Sourcing venture capital investment opportunities
Tracking and reporting on deal flow generated by our team
Conducting research on new investment sectors of interest
Participating in meetings to evaluate entrepreneur pitches
Performing due diligence on prospective investments
Preparing presentations and associated analysis for corporate partners
Candidates should be extremely positive and flexible. You must be detail-oriented and self-starter who enjoys working in a collegial workplace. Minimum of a bachelor’s degree and (3) years of work experience, ideally at a venture capital firm or in professional services such as an investment bank or consulting firm, and the ability to demonstrate:
Critical thinking, including superior research and analytical ability
Intellectual curiosity about venture capital
Excellent writing, presentation and verbal communication skills
Ability to build financial models and perform quantitative analysis
Build relationships with entrepreneurs, investors, corporate executives, etc.
Enthusiasm for venture capital, start-ups and entrepreneurship
Willingness to work in a start-up culture
Experience in consumer and retail sectors is ideal but not required