Director @ Intellectual Ventures - Bellevue, Washington

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Intellectual Ventures ("IV") is a privately-held, global inventions company based in Bellevue, Washington. Intellectual Ventures is the leader in the business of invention. Driven by the belief that invention sparks progress, Intellectual Ventures is committed to creating and sustaining a market for invention and being the leading invention partner for the world's most innovative companies and individuals. The company creates new inventions, invests in existing inventions and partners with individuals, universities and research labs worldwide to develop inventions. Intellectual Ventures provides companies access to these inventions through a variety of licensing and partnering programs. 

The Invention Science Fund (ISF), established in 2003, is an interdisciplinary team that includes 11 of top 50 American inventors. The team is focused on enabling breakthrough technologies to thrive globally – through invention sessions, licensing, joint ventures and startups – in areas such as metamaterials, biomedical technologies, energy, communications, the Internet of Things and more. These inventions have led to an array of spinout companies and products that have received hundreds of millions of investment dollars for commercialization.

Intellectual Ventures is looking for a senior member to join its team. This individual will be broadly responsible for incubating and spinning out new businesses built around ISF’s and Intellectual Venture’s growing life science and healthcare portfolio.  Reporting to the Global Head of Technology, the individual will work closely with other key internal and external stakeholders including the founders of IV.

Major Responsibilities:

The individual must have credibility across multiple technologies and with outside investors. S/he will have experience raising capital, recruiting and building leadership teams and spinning out new companies. Responsibilities include the following:

  • Drive strategy and tactics regarding startups and future invention areas.
  • Perform market and technology analysis and product plans
  • Developing business plans to incorporate foundational IP
  • Manage simulation and/or proof of concept and prototyping efforts
  • Putting deals together.
  • Recruiting the initial leadership team for each planned spinout
  • Providing continued coaching and guidance to leadership teams on the business plan, fund raising, investor relations and other key business issues 
  • Provide general leadership and management 

Key Qualifications:

The individual must have a broad-based business background, technical and influencing skills to function successfully in this highly visible and challenging position. S/he will have experience and strong relationships with venture capital firms and entrepreneur networks.

The following background is preferred:

  • Previous experience in a Venture Capital firm and/or a strong track record of having successfully built startup companies
  • Successfully develops and appropriately leverages long-term relationships with C-Suite leadership, investors and founders. 
  • Strong experience raising funds from a variety of investment sources including venture capitalists and large, private investors 

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a STEM field; advanced business and/or technology degree(s) is a plus
  • Interdisciplinary life sciences experience
  • Successful track record of incubating startup companies either as a Founder and/or investor
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and leverage C-Suite relationships
  • Ability to attract senior level management teams to early stage companies
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Experience with IP
  • Exceptional negotiation and influencing skills
  • Proven history of developing and maintaining strong investor relationships
  • Unquestioned ethics and integrity
  • Strong business acumen
  • Comfort with ambiguity
  • Managed ego balanced by confidence to interact with highly engaged and intellectual leaders

 

Managing Principal @ Provenir Ventures - London, United Kingdom

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Who We Are Looking For

Provenir Ventures is seeking a Managing Principal in London, to lead our Provenir Corporate Venture  business. Working with the key leadership team of the Provenir Group, the qualified candidate should possess the ability to articulate Provenir’s business value and provide insight to our partners. A driven self-starter with an entrepreneurial spirit and knowledge of the deal process will be key to success. 

The Managing Principal will be a senior and experienced investment professional who has worked in the early stage venture capital space. This role will be responsible for sourcing deal flow from their network that will lead to early stage investments. Will be responsible for building an investment team comprised of Associates with a sector focus on FinTech and data analytics. The role will be responsible for building and managing a portfolio and realizing attractive exit opportunities.  

What You’ll Do

  • Provide hands-on leadership for all aspects of investment activity—from origination to exit
  • Source proprietary investment opportunities and create an investment deal flow pipeline
  • Validate the business opportunity, establish an investment case, and structure and negotiate terms for potential investments
  • Sit on Boards at portfolio companies and provide them with guidance to help them succeed in the market, as appropriate
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with entrepreneurs and other venture capital funds
  • Develop a complete understanding of an emerging company by evaluating its market opportunity, competition, product, sales and growth, operations, financial statements and projections, management strength, equity needs, and capital structure

What’s Required

Experience - 8-10 years of relevant investment experience in “FinTech” Venture Capital with a successful track record

Education – Advanced level degree with strong academic performance

Qualifications, Strengths and Skills:

  • Knowledge of the FinTech sector, especially startups, including products, trends, investors, business models and sophisticated and thoughtful understanding of the ecosystem
  • Proven experience from sourcing to exiting investments, including deal analysis, due diligence, reviewing and negotiating all documentation, serving as deal interface, and driving deal processes to completion
  • Excellent interpersonal and listening skills with the ability to understand and communicate effectively in a wide variety of contexts and develop a confident assessment of people
  • Strong team experience having managed junior investment personnel
  • Proactive and self-motivated with critical thinking, and strong work ethic
  • Demonstrate accuracy and attention to detail when writing/editing material
  • Exceptional analytical ability to effectively analyze, interpret results, and extract data-driven insights
  • Passionate about helping entrepreneurs succeed

At Provenir, we make risk analytics faster and simpler for financial institutions. Our Provenir risk analytics and decisioning Platform is a powerful orchestration hub that can listen to any channel, integrate with any data service and operationalize any analytic model. We help clients process more applications with greater efficiency and increase sales conversions with instant, real-time risk decisioning.   

Provenir is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

Associate @ Hone Capital - Palo Alto, CA

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Hone Capital was established in 2015 and has invested over $100M in early to growth stage startups in the technology sector. Hone’s investment approach is distinguished by its emphasis on investing via external partners (syndicate leads) and its data-driven methodology using multiple machine learning and other quantitative models. Among Hone’s 300+ investments to date are Boom, Carbon Black, Checkr, Roofstock, Grove Collaborative, and Starsky Robotics.

As the scale of our activity continues to grow, we have decided to add a new member to join our small investment team. Given our multi-faceted approach, you will have the opportunity to go beyond the challenges of traditional VC associates – that might involve data science, fundraising, cross-border portfolio support, or negotiating contracts.

We are looking for a driven individual with a demonstrated passion for technology and a deep curiosity around data-driven insights; someone who is a systems thinker but also has the flexibility to navigate ever-changing environments.

Responsibilities:

  • Designing and implementing portfolio management systems to track and assess the growing portfolio
  • Evaluating potential investments by conducting due diligence, which can vary based on key identified risks
  • Assisting in fundraising and fund management
  • Building relationships with entrepreneurs, syndicate leads, and other VC firms
  • Contributing to the design and execution of proprietary analytics tools

Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of work experience, either at a high-growth tech startup, in tech-focused finance, OR at a biotech company
  • A demonstrated passion for technology, whether in general or in particular
  • Analytical rigor, with the ability to analyze market sizing, financial models, and competitive dynamics
  • A talent for bringing process and organization to previously unstructured environments
  • An ability to conduct strong quantitative analysis (including use of tools like Excel and Tableau)
  • An ability to communicate clearly and create polished presentations
  • A self-directed nature, adept at assessing multiple priorities simultaneously
  • As a bonus, have broad biotechnology/life sciences knowledge AND/OR have programming experience – whether for software development or data analysis

To apply, please email jobs@honecap.com with the subject line: “ASSOCIATE – [insert your name here]”

In your email, please attach a resume, cover letter (links to any relevant online presence and/or writing would be good to include), and your answer to the following question (500 words max):

  • What company (or category) should we invest in and why?

Analyst Program @ AngelList - San Francisco, CA

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AngelList is a platform for investing in early stage technology companies. It has facilitated over $750M in online investment and powers the world's largest seed fund. AngelList sources deals from experiences angels - including early investors in Uber, Airbnb, PaypPal, LinkedIn, Twitter and Stripe.

As an analyst, you'll work across AngelList's business - building skills and connections for a career in startups, venture capital or technology

 
• You will meet hundreds of the world’s best startups and investors as you screen and execute deals.
 

• You will focus on deal operations, but see all aspects of AngelList’s fundraising business through special projects. This is a year-long role for new or recent graduates.


• Upon successful completion of the program, analysts will be on track for increased responsibilities. We’ll help you find the right role across the startup ecosystem.

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Analyst @ Skoll Foundation - Palo Alto, CA

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The Skoll Foundation was created by Jeff Skoll in 1999 to pursue his vision of a more peaceful, prosperous, and sustainable world. The mission of the Skoll Foundation is to drive large-scale change by investing in, connecting and celebrating social entrepreneurs and the innovators who help them solve the world’s most pressing problems. Social entrepreneurs are society’s change agents—creators of innovations that disrupt the status quo and transform our world for the better. By identifying the people and programs already enacting positive change throughout the world, the Foundation empowers them to extend their reach, deepen their impact, and fundamentally improve society.

The Skoll Awards for Social Entrepreneurship:

The Skoll Awards for Social Entrepreneurship is the flagship program of the Skoll Foundation. Every year, four to six extraordinary social entrepreneurs are awarded a multi-year grant for their work creating innovative models to spark large-scale change. Their innovation has the potential to reduce economic disparities, increase opportunities for the disadvantaged, promote healthy communities and increase the interpersonal and intercultural understanding that is the foundation for world peace.

The Foundation applies its own resources, skills and assets—augmented by its networks of investors, media and other strategic partners—to accelerate innovations and break down the barriers to social change. Over the past 14 years, the Skoll Awards program has invested in 106 leading organizations around the world.

Position Summary

The Analyst plays a key role in tracking the progress of Skoll Awardees, assessing their impact, and sourcing further opportunities for investment of Foundation resources. The Analyst supports annual reporting of Skoll Awardees and early diligence for new investment proposals. As an essential member of the Program Management team, the Analyst will also provide general project management support to an assigned workstream at the foundation.

Primary Responsibilities

Monitoring Awardee Performance

•         Monitor annual progress of select Awardees by synthesizing progress reports and crafting 10-12 page written Profiles on these Awardees.

•         Respectfully coordinating inputs from Awardee organizations and communicating the Foundation’s annual analysis and evaluation back to Awardees.

Screening Candidates for the Skoll Awards

·         Conduct initial screening and analysis for potential new Skoll Award candidates.

·         Assist Principals with research, develop high-quality analyses on candidates and their sectors, and identify and present key questions for future rounds of due diligence.  

Conducting investment Analysis

·         Collaborate with the Principals to apply the Foundation’s investment philosophy objectively and consistently across all the candidate organizations being considered, while at the same time continually raising the bar in key areas, like assessing impact, year over year.

·         Conduct final onsite due diligence. On occasion, there may be opportunities to work with the Principals to meet social entrepreneurs around the world, observe their work in the field, and conduct late-stage evaluation of both new Awardees and Beyond the Awards candidates. Present recommendations to internal stakeholders for final consideration.

Providing Flexible Program Management 

  • Project plan and manage workflow of assigned Portfolio & Investments team program areas. This includes scheduling, assembling relevant information for reports and meetings, tracking meeting next steps, and generally supporting the work.
  • Actively participate in the flexible, lightweight system of Program Management to cross functionally support the Portfolio & Investments Team.
  • Maintain appropriate files on Awardees and enter new data on Salesforce as needed.
  • Provide basic editing and writing support for Awardee reports and other documents.
  • Maintain team norms and processes for using in-house knowledge management tools like Salesforce, Microsoft 360, and Asana.

Ideal Candidate

The Skoll Foundation seeks a team player who gets things done with optimism. The successful candidate must be curious about dynamics of organizational growth, scale and investment and possess the ability to synthesize and communicate findings clearly in written, verbal, and visual formats. Candidates should have a balance of analytical rigor and compassion for the human condition to undertake the Foundation’s mission. Demonstrated experience in the evaluation of business models, financials, and data as well as strong investigative skills and a careful attention to detail are necessary in this role.

High potential candidates will have a pragmatic, flexible work style, with the willingness to jump from research to project management, from supporting a meeting to presenting key findings. The ideal candidate is a nimble generalist with the intellectual capacity and motivation to quickly grasp Skoll’s interconnected focus areas. The Analyst must be resourceful and hands-on, and driven to work in a lean, results-oriented environment with a high level of integrity, humility, and discretion. A collaborative nature, sound judgment, and a good sense of humor are also important characteristics to have.

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates should have a minimum of 4 years of work experience. Experience living and working in the developing world is highly valued. Excellent verbal and written communications skills are imperative. Demonstrated experience researching, collecting, and analyzing information across multiple sectors and industries is a plus. A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Must be able to quickly learn and consistently utilize software tools like Salesforce, Asana, and MS 360.

Applicants:

The Skoll Foundation is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace and encourage our employees’ differences in age, color, disability, ethnicity, family or marital status, gender identity or expression, language, national origin, physical and mental ability, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, veteran status, and other characteristics that make our employees unique. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

Please send your resume and a cover letter expressing your passion for the mission and your fit for the role to mskarenrea@gmail.com. We will contact qualified applicants. Deadline for submission is August 23rd.

Associate @ KPN Ventures - Amsterdam, Netherlands

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As an Associate (f/m) at KPN Ventures you help realize investments in European technology companies, and support these companies to build valuable partnerships with KPN and its innovation ecosystem.

Why? To accelerate innovation and create sustainable value for KPN’s customers and society

How? By building strategic and commercial partnerships between emerging innovative technology companies and KPN.

Where? Across Europe, with our home-base in Rotterdam, next to the Erasmusbridge, and a satellite office in Amsterdam, right next to the Sloterdijk train station.

With whom? Together with a small, but diverse team of driven, experienced venture capital professionals, with a passion for technology and entrepreneurship.

Creating new opportunities.

KPN has a leading position in the Dutch ICT market, providing mobile and fixed voice and data communication services, media & entertainment applications and IT services to millions of consumers and businesses. KPN is actively investing in building new businesses in emerging market segments such as Internet of Things, Smart Home, Digital Healthcare, Cyber security, Identity & Transactions, Over-the-top (OTT) services, Cloud Computing and Data services.

In 2015, KPN started KPN Ventures, aiming to invest in and partner with tech start-ups and scale-ups and create value beyond financial return, through KPN’s expertise, network, infrastructure and customer access. The KPN Ventures team scouts, analyses and executes financial investments in European technology companies in the growth segments mentioned above, and supports portfolio companies, KPN BU’s and KPN’s innovation ecosystem partners in creating valuable commercial and strategic partnerships. For the KPN Ventures team we are looking for a full-time ‘Associate (Business Development)’ (M/F).

To do this, you:

  • Support the assessment of investment opportunities and specifically the potential to create valuable partnerships with KPN and its innovation ecosystem partners
  • Facilitate portfolio companies to connect with people inside KPN and its innovation ecosystem
  • Supporting portfolio companies in building value-creating partnerships in the Dutch market, including participation in business development meetings
  • Facilitate knowledge exchange between portfolio companies and KPN and its innovation ecosystem, including organizing KPN Ventures’ startup events
  • Provide overall support to the investment process and portfolio management process, including documentation, reporting and project management tooling.

Collaboration with your new colleagues.

Your colleagues are always open for brainstorming. You will work on creative new data analytics projects to increase the Value that Procurement contributes to KPN.

We appreciate if you come up with new creative analytical or infographic ideas that will stimulate innovations within KPN. Our KPN Academy helps us maintain expertise within the organisation, and we provide training and courses to provide our employees with new knowledge. By investing in you, we make KPN an even smarter organisation.

What can you do for us?

An important aspect of the job at KPN is your ability to work on your own initiatives. You will of course be operating as part of a (project) team, so your communication skills must be good. Together with your colleagues, you exploit your flexibility to discover new insights, convince others, and help take KPN to the next level. You move effortlessly through our organization and are driven by the commercial possibilities.

We also need the following from you:

  • Academic (WO) level, preferably business, finance, computer science or engineering education
  • 3-5 year of experience preferably in consulting, business development or technology/innovation management.
  • Experience in and/or clear affinity with (digital) technology and entrepreneurship
  • Basic understanding of digital technology, preferably in the segments telecom, internet of things, smart home, digital healthcare, cyber security, cloud services, video/mobile services, data & analytics.
  • Strong communication skills
  • Practical team player, analytical, self-starter and result-oriented
  • Fluent in English; (basic) understanding of Dutch helps, but is not required
  • We appreciate diversity in our team and encourage female candidates to apply

What can we offer you in return?

  • Work in a challenging, innovative market at a telecom & ICT market leader in The Netherlands working at the forefront of innovation
  • Work in a small, high-performing team, directly under board level, and cooperate with experts and business owner throughout KPN and its innovation ecosystem
  • Engaging with entrepreneurs and tech start-ups in emerging market segments with high potential impact
  • 40-hour week, travel allowance, mobile phone and laptop, 50% discount on KPN’s products and services, excellent pension scheme, and more
  • Excellent development and training opportunities (KPN Academy) plus an annual personal training budget of € 1000. In fact, we expect from you that you can continue to develop! 

We are KPN.

We increasingly live and work live in the cloud. Devices communicate with each other via the Internet of Things. Our smartphones put the whole world at our fingertips. And the best thing is: it’s only just beginning. The new possibilities are endless, and at KPN you will be at the forefront. Every day, you will work on putting more fun, freedom and convenience into the lives of our more than 5 million customers, your own life, and the Netherlands in general.

Are you ready to join us?    

This is just the start.

Do you want to be part of a world of new possibilities? Find out how much impact you can have at KPN. This voyage of discovery starts now with your job application.

If you have any questions, please contact Lennart Koster by e-mailing him at lennart.koster@kpn.com.

Useful info:

KPN’s application process includes an assessment (possibly e-assessment) and screening

 

 

Manager @ Sequoia Capital China - Beijing, China

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  • Participate in all aspects of investment transactions including: sourcing, analysis, financial modeling, due diligence, structuring, negotiation and documentation
  • Formulate and present investment cases to our investment committee. Over time, take a leadership role in analysis of specific investment opportunities and sectors
  • Monitor financial/operational conditions and industry dynamics of assigned portfolio companies, and assist with quarterly reviews with management team.

Required Qualifications:

  • A bachelor degree or above from a top-tier university
  • Prior (1 to 3 years) experience in management consulting/venture capital/AI Engineer or as an entrepreneur…
  • Familiarity with the start-up ecosystem and/or the journey of an entrepreneur
  • Ability to drive a process forward through completion, and to effectively prioritize and multi-task

Ability to interpret data and provide relevant conclusions/recommendations

Associate @ Senovo Capital Management - Munich, Germany

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Are you passionate about start-ups and venture investments? Do you consider yourself an all-rounder with solid industry expertise which you have gained in B2B start-ups or venture capital firms before? Do you want to work within an agile investment team as an associate? Then, this is the right job for you.

You will…

  • proactively look for and build relationships with promising entrepreneurs and startups in Europe
  • work on all aspects of an investment including sourcing, evaluating, and closing of great new portfolio companies
  • have the opportunity to support in managing our portfolio, potentially even joining some of the boards as an observer
  • expand your network by representing Senovo at conferences and contributing to our marketing activities
  • surprise us with your own ideas and initiatives to continuously improve our portfolio companies and Senovo

We will support your professional and personal development and you will have the option to get hands-on startup experience during a secondment to one of our portfolio companies.

Your educational & professional background

  • Senovo is essentially a startup itself. Therefore, we are looking for someone who thinks and acts like an entrepreneur and is willing to take on the commensurate responsibility. We provide a huge degree of freedom and expect you to be proactive with a “can-do” attitude
  • You love the start-up scene. You are fascinated by new start-ups, markets and technologies
  • You have at least 2 years of work experience in the B2B or software space, either as a founder/employee in a startup or in a venture capital firm
  • You love number crunching and thinking out-of-the-box
  • You are fluent in English (German is a plus) and have great communication skills
  • You like to laugh while having pizza with founders and the Senovo team

A few more facts:

  • Date of entry: October 2018 or later
  • Location: we have offices in Munich and Berlin and frequently travel to start-up hubs across Europe
  • Extras: team events, free coffee, and snacks

Sounds like you? Apply via http://senovovc.typeform.com/to/s7Lifl

and send us your CV, links that best characterize your online presence (blog, GitHub, Twitter, LinkedIn etc), along with your answers to the first, and your choice of one of the other questions below:

  • Is there a company you would like to invest in as part of the Senovo team? Why?
  • Have you ever thought about becoming an entrepreneur? If so, what was your business idea and what has stopped you?
  • Which industry sectors get you most excited and why do you think there is a huge market opportunity?
  • What are the advantages and disadvantages of recurring revenue business models, like SaaS?
  • Can you think of good reasons to syndicate an investment with other investors? Which B2B software focused investor would you want to partner with and why?
  • What would you expect from an investor besides the money and which are the key areas you think a VC can best support their startups?

Associate @ Danhua Capital - Palo Alto, CA

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Danhua Capital is hiring an associate for investment team. The position reports to managing director in investment team. The ideal candidate is an entrepreneurial team player who sets high expectations for him/herself and has a passion for discovering great businesses.

Responsibilities:

  • Analyzes market segments of potential interest for venture capital investments and develop fresh perspectives and strong investment thesis driven by facts and data.
  • Builds a deal pipeline of investable companies through extensive networking including meeting with founders, entrepreneurs and thought leaders, attending events and collaborating with other players in the venture ecosystem.
  • Supports senior team members in all aspects of due diligence including market research, product market fit metrics, business model, investment trend, financial modeling, exit analysis and preparing investment memo.
  • Prepares quarterly reviews for portfolio companies and reports on progress by collecting and compiling performance metrics.
  • Supports knowledge transfer initiatives by working closely with portfolio companies and other internal business units.

Qualification

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing required, with strong academic performance.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in both English and Mandarin
  • Demonstrated passion for entrepreneurship, deep insights into technology trends and connections to the startup/venture ecosystem in the Bay Area.
  • High degree of attention to detail and intolerance for errors
  • Strong skillset with all MS Office applications
  • Highest ethical and quality standards

Job Type: Full-time

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Required)

Language:

  • Mandarin (Required)
  • English (Required)

Senior Associate @ Medtronic - Boston, Massachusetts

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The Senior Venture Capital Associate is a key participant on the Medtronic Ventures (“Ventures”) team, Medtronic’s venture capital investment group. Ventures is part of Medtronic’s overall corporate Business Development and Strategy function, and the Ventures group specializes in making minority investments in emerging companies of strategic interest to Medtronic. Projects include selecting and prioritizing markets or sectors of investment interest in conjunction with Medtronic Groups and Regions and then assessing, engaging, negotiating and closing investments in start-up and emerging companies. In addition to strategic fit, Investments must generate strong investment returns. The Associate will work in close partnership with VPs and Directors on the Ventures team, as well as project teams that generally include personnel from various corporate and/or business unit functional departments including business development, clinical, regulatory, healthcare economics, finance, legal, and information technology.

The Associate will participate in investment activity by performing financial analysis of new potential and existing minority investments, but will also participate in technical, clinical, and market due diligence, as well as investment structuring, negotiation, and closing investment transactions. The Associate is also responsible for preparing and presenting new investment proposals and recommendations to executive management related to these investments.

Impact patient outcomes. Come for a job, stay for a career.

A Day in the Life

You will coordinate due diligence activities on target companies relating to target pro forma financial modeling, target pro forma capitalization table, waterfall, and investment return scenario analysis.

You will coordinate weekly investment team meeting agendas, logging projects through the evaluation process and engaging in active discussions about the pro’s and con’s of target opportunities.

You will research and compile clinical and technical assessments of new and existing medical technologies, healthcare services and business models, as well as complete market and competitive analysis and profiling.

You will prepare monthly reports of venture capital and private equity activity and trends.

You will participate with the Ventures team in receiving and vetting investment presentations by companies seeking to raise venture and growth capital.

You will perform analysis to determine potential market size and opportunity for new products and technologies.

You will support corporate-wide strategic initiatives as well as Ventures/Corporate Development process and capability improvement activities.

You will prepare presentation materials for meetings with Medtronic constituents relating to approval and reporting investments.

Must Have: Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Minimum of 4 years of relevant experience, or advanced degree with a minimum of 2 years relevant experience years in healthcare or medical technology within one of the following functions: venture capital investing, consulting, investment banking, research & development, business development, or marketing
  • Strong work ethic with high degree of initiative and motivation
  • Dedicated learner with high level of intellectual curiosity
  • Proficiency in financial analysis and modeling
  • Ability to persevere in a field filled with ambiguity and requires “needle in the haystack” persistence to find actionable investments
  • Team player

Nice to Have:

  • Ability to synthesize a broad array of data and information and communicate conclusions and/or recommendations
  • Willingness to use data, science, substance and facts to guide decisions
  • The candidate should have a passion for working with and analyzing new medical technologies with the potential to solve current healthcare problems, including clinical, economic or individual access to healthcare
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience working with all levels of management

About Medtronic

Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life. We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.

We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Let’s work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients’ lives. Help us shape the future.

Physical Job Requirements

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this position, but they are not an exhaustive list of all the required responsibilities and skills of this position.

The physical demands described within the Day in the Life section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EEO

It is the policy of Medtronic to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Medtronic will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

This employer participates in the federal E-Verify program to confirm the identity and employment authorization of all newly hired employees. For further information about the E-Verify program, please click here: http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify/employees

Associate @ Atlantic Food Labs - Berlin, Germany

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As an Associate at Atlantic Food Labs, you will be an integer part of the AFL core team. You will help to identify the best ideas and consequently launch and accelerate the best food & health start-ups in the European ecosystem for Atlantic Food Labs. On top of that, you will gain deep insights into our diverse portfolio of early stage and growth companies, as well as into our company building process.

As an Associate you can expect on a daily basis to:

  • Identify and source the latest upcoming trends in food, health & nutrition
  • Explorate new areas of innovation in food, health & nutrition with the aim to potentially build a company based on the respective space
  • Analyze and evaluate business ideas by conducting due diligence and reference calls, researching industry sectors, interviewing experts, potential founders and checking financial models
  • Organize and attend pitch events for our portfolio, meet entrepreneurs, industry partners and build relationships with the ecosystem
  • Take part in keeping our own investors informed by helping to prepare materials for quarterly updates and our annual meeting
  • Support AFL’s portfolio companies as they grow their business (this can include supporting in financing rounds, analyzing competitors, market opportunities, etc.)
  • Participation in all fields of portfolio management, such as initiating and managing strategic projects, business plan preparation, financial planning and reporting
  • Preparation of market and competitor analysis to identify both organic and inorganic growth opportunities for our portfolio companies as well as company building projects
  • Perform analyses for investment and M&A-transactions (support in commercial and/or financial due diligences, business plans, deal structures and contract designs)
  • Active support of the creation of internal decision documents for both the management and shareholders of AFL
  • Manage and further explore existing relationships with our industry partners to best help accelerate the growth and likelihood of success for our portfolio ventures
  • Identify and build relationships with new partners who may help accelerate the growth and likelihood of success for our portfolio ventures
  • Responsibility in assisting with business intelligence, process management and the creation of pitch decks / books

Desired skills and experiences:

  • Outstanding university degree, Master’s degree desired, at minimum Bachelor degree within Business or Economics background
  • 1 – 2 practical experience in a food or tech-startup, Company Builder, Strategy Consulting, Venture Capital or Investment Banking beneficial, no must
  • ·Analytical skills - ability to quickly evaluate ideas, business models/financials/P&L, build forecasting models with various scenarios, develop unit metrics for any kind of business, etc.
  • Willingness to perform, high professionalism and a strong team player
  • Research skills - find and evaluate industry trends, companies as well as its competitors, develop hypothesis on how specific problems might be solved in the future by one or several companies
  • Exceptional communication skills - effectively and succinctly communicating to all stakeholders of Atlantic Food Labs, as well as communicating findings and conclusions to the rest of the Atlantic Food Labs team, both verbally and in writing
  • Previous team-leading and recruiting experience are a plus
  • Proficient in MS Office and Google Sheets with an ability to break down and assess unstructured problems
  • Strong enthusiasm for food, nutrition and health topics
  • Fluent in German and English, additional languages are a plus

Personality:

  • An absolute “can do - entrepreneurial” attitude
  • Strong communication skills desired (a “people’s person”), meaning an exceptional communicator, secure and convincing in all settings, effectively communicating to entrepreneurs, applicants, senior management of industry companies, partners, etc.
  • Thrives in fast-paced and challenging environments
  • Entrepreneurial in their way of work; simplifying processes, creative problem solving etc.
  • Passionate about the ongoing nutritional transformation and startup environment
  • Extremely curious about the food & health space, innovative approaches to the food industry new technologies, companies, business models, people and ways to create sustainable value
  • Genuinely interested in understanding challenges that entrepreneurs in food- and tech-startups are facing

Details:

  • The position begins September 2018
  • To apply please submit your application (CV)

 

Associate Director of Corporate Development @ Axiata Digital - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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You are:

  • A game-changer, and one who recognises the need to Dream Big and Be Bold and Disrupt, Disrupt, Disrupt.
  • Excellent in execution and beyond mere blue-prints and high-level strategy; thus recognising the need to get your hands dirty and Act Now! before the competition shows you how it should have been done.
  • Experienced and full of substance in your subject matter expertise, yet able to Be Humble and Team-up, because only as a unified team will the Company be able to succeed and stand-out in the market.
  • In the process of pushing the envelope and raising the bar, not afraid to Fail, (in order) to Learn, especially in a less-ventured space.
  • Quirky, cheerful and friendly enough to, you know… Have Fun and Do Good.

We Have a Role For You:

This role will support Axiata Digital Corporate Development. This small team is responsible for ADS’ investments, restructuring and portfolio management, as well as other complex strategic / financial analysis for senior management. In addition, Corporate Development team is also responsible for business development projects and management of ADS portfolio companies.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for managing operations of CD activities – investments, partnerships, restructuring, etc
  • Research and analyze industries, companies and business models
  • Analyze potential strategic investments and monitor existing investments
  • Analyzing business performance and other corporate activities
  • Developing presentations for ADS’s senior management, Board of Directors and shareholders
  • Supporting and helping to coordinate due diligence processes for M&A activity or departmental projects
  • Collaborating with relevant business units and functional business units across ADS to further various initiatives and strategy 
  • Prepare and record department’s process documents such as SOP, business cases, budget transfers, etc

Experience

  • At least 4 to 6 years’ experience, preferably in investment banking, corporate development, venture capital or management consulting
  • Exceptional stakeholder management & analytical skills
  • Extraordinary focus on details, accuracy and quality
  • Ability to multitask and work well under pressure and prioritize work within tight deadlines
  • Demonstrate professionalism and integrity in handling confidential and sensitive information 

Manager @ Yunus Social Business - Nairobi, Kenya

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Yunus Social Business believes in the power of business to end poverty. We were founded in 2011 by Peace Nobel Laureate Prof. Yunus, Saskia Bruysten and Sophie Eisenmann to expand the success of social business from Bangladesh around the world.

Why Yunus Social Business (YSB)?

We work in 7 countries around the world and have most recently launched our operations in Kenya. This is a great opportunity for an individual who is looking to play a significant role in launching a social venture fund in Kenya. One who wants to empower social impact startups so that they can succeed.

We are looking for a dynamic and self-motivated team member with strong management, organizational and leadership skills to join our small, entrepreneurial team as Investment Manager at YSB Kenya. This position will be based in Nairobi and is open to only Kenyan Nationals.

Shortlist Professionals is handling the recruitment process for this role and sending your application to Yunus Social Business will not increase your chances of being considered. 

Detailed Responsibilities
Manage Investments

  • Build up the investment pipeline by identifying suitable social businesses with strong investment potential
  • Perform due diligence on social businesses in the pipeline, i.e. validate the business and financial model, prepare Investment Committee meetings, determine the equity and debt financing structure as well as prepare and negotiate term sheets and contracts
  • Continuously improve the due diligence and investment proces

Manage the Portfolio

  • Work closely with Social Business Entrepreneurs in the portfolio to understand their needs as well as provide ongoing support to develop and grow their social businesses
  • Ensure monthly, quarterly and annual reporting is performed by the social businesses in the portfolio; escalation issues identified, e.g. lack of reporting, underperformance and mission drift
  • Own the local monthly and quarterly portfolio reviews
  • Continuously improve the portfolio management processes. This includes developing: (a) Reporting and tracking tools to monitor as well as evaluate the social and financial impact of businesses (b) Processes that ensure that resources are adequately matched to the needs of the entrepreneurs

Collaborate

  • Support local fundraising activities, i.e. draft Funder proposals in addition to funder and donor reports
  • Collaborate with the Global and East Africa team on fund related topics
  • Work with other YSB employees on various projects for the benefit of the organisation, e.g. developing new tools, process and products, etc.

Does this sound like you?

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant area (Economics, Finance, Business, etc.); MBA or other advanced degree in a relevant field will be an added advantage.
  • 5 - 7 years of progressively responsible experience in one or several of the following fields: (a) Strategy consulting, experience with SMEs would be an advantage (b) Investment Banking, Private Equity, Venture Capital or Impact Investing (c) SME and economic inclusion programs of NGOs or Developing Agencies (d) Previous entrepreneurial experience is highly valued
  • Prior experience with financial and operational due diligence
  • Able to build and evaluate financial models
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced loosely structured environment and ability to adapt quickly as things change
  • Significant experience working in Kenya and extensive understanding of the Kenyan context; experience in other emerging markets inside or outside of East Africa is a plus
  • Warm, ‘can-do’ and hands-on attitude with a strong team spirit in supporting the entire team
  • Willingness to travel outside of Nairobi, including to rural areas, as well as international travel on occasions
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Analyst @ Midven - Birmingham, Great Britain

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Midven is a well-established venture capital firm based in Birmingham and operating across the UK, though a majority of its operations are in the West Midlands. Midven’s venture capital funds are focused on investing in small and medium sized enterprises with a particular emphasis on early stage and technology businesses. Midven employs multiple graduates each year and has an established graduate recruitment programme.

The Graduate Investment Analyst will predominantly work supporting the relevant Investment Directors in their day to day activities. The work could be assisting portfolio companies, adding value and assisting the Investment Directors position the companies for exit, or it could be helping to find new opportunities for equity investments in local high growth businesses. The Candidate will be expected to use their initiative to help Midven and its funds achieve their goals.

Responsibilities will include

  • Producing analyst reports on the progress of each current portfolio company, its market position and any potential acquirers;
  • Attending portfolio board meetings, adding value to strategy;
  • Assisting with various administrative duties or matters relating to other funds we manage, such as communicating with the investors in our funds;
  • Assist in the preparation of investment proposals and company due diligence prior to investment;
  • Supporting the team in fund tender programs.

Person Specification

The ideal candidate will meet the following requirements

  • Graduate with proven academic success;
  • Fluent in spoken and written English;
  • Business acumen developed either through degree or outside of studies;
  • Previous work experience;
  • A demonstrable interest in venture capital;
  • The desire to work towards a professional qualification to benefit their career and the role; and
  • A full driving licence.

Benefits

A starting salary of £20,000 p/a;

Structured career progression;

Up to £5000 per annum in support towards a relevant professional qualification, such as accountancy and marketing

Flexible start date. Please note applications will close on 1st September 2018.

Requirements

Person Specification

The ideal candidate will meet the following requirements

  • Graduate with proven academic success;
  • Fluent in spoken and written English;
  • Business acumen developed either through degree or outside of studies;
  • Previous work experience;
  • A demonstrable interest in venture capital;
  • The desire to work towards a professional qualification to benefit their career and the role; and
  • A full driving licence.

Benefits

Benefits

  • A starting salary of £20,000 p/a;
  • Structured career progression;
  • Up to £5000 per annum in support towards a relevant professional qualification, such as accountancy and marketing;
  • Flexible start date.

Please note applications will close on 1st September 2018.

Analyst @ Saudi Aramco - Al-Dhahran, Saudi Arabia

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Position descirption

Analysts are junior support members of the investment team, assisting other senior members with desk-based research and analysis, and liasion with related parties.

primary objectives

  • Assist in growing and managing a portfolio of venture investment
  • Develop and maintain insights and knowledge of verticals and consumer trend

Specific responisbilities

  • Origination support (deal sourcing and screening):
    • Create deal flow, identifying potential startups by using internal databases, web research and proprietary network
    • Conduct pre-screening of startup leads
    • Make first contact with startups through phone calls
  • Execution support (due diligence and investment analysis):
    • Support in drafting related investment memos
    • Support Associates and Investment Managers in due diligence, legal review, business plan review to evaluate investment opportunities
    • Conduct comprehensive market research, industry analysis, competitive landscape analysis, financial modeling, return analysis
  • Deal closing:
    • Support in term sheet drafting
    • Support in documentation of investment agreement
  • Portfolio management support
    • Monitor on-going performance metrics and milestones of existing portfolio companies
    • When applicable, support senior members of the firm and portfolio management in formulating business strategy, marketing strategy, recruiting, business development, partnership, value-enhancing initiatives, fundraising, exiting etc.
  • Fund oprations:
    • Manage and update internal databases
    • Monitor prospects and deal pipeline on an on-going basis,
    • Support senior members of the firm in fund administration and marketing

Required education & Experience

  • At least 2 years of work experience ideally in a related field (e.g. venture capital, private equity, entrepreneurship, investment banking, management consulting etc.)
  • Relevant and strong academic record from a top tier educational institution, advanced degrees are a plus

Required knowledge, skills & Abilities

  • Strong financial and analytical skills and proficiency in spreadsheet modeling
  • Excellent work ethic and professional demeanor
  • Strong information gathering and market research skills
  • Commercial acument and strategic thinking
  • Highly resourceful, organized and detail-oriented
  • Self-starter, pro-active ability to initiate projects and work independently
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to build relationships, influence and collaborate
  • Strong interest in working with abitious entrepreneurs and an ability to foster creativity, communication and synergies between partners and companies
  • Full professional proficiency in English
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast paced environment
  • Technical knowledge in specific sectors is a plus

Analyst @ TDJ Pitango Ventures - Warsaw, Poland

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TDJ Pitango Ventures is a Polish-Israeli venture capital fund, one of the largest in the CEE region, investing in technologically innovative startups with global potential.

We are focused on projects created by companies in the phase of early growth (startup) and growth (growth). In the case of interesting projects, we also invest at the seed stage.

Cooperating with Pitango Ventures, we can provide you with access to unique know-how, so far not present in Poland, and support with regard to global development of innovative startups.

TDJ Pitango Ventures is part of TDJ S.A. a family investment firm operating in various sectors of the economy for 40 years.

In connection with the development of a new investment area, we are looking for a candidate for the position:

ANALYST
Work place: Warsaw

We offer:

- Work with one of the best Venture Capital teams in CEE

- Participation in a unique investment project with a global reach

- Work in an international team of experienced professionals

- Opportunities to develop qualifications and achieve professional and personal goals

Main tasks:
 

- Analysis of technological projects and companies in accordance with specific criteria

- Analysis and preparation of forecasts for selected industries and markets

- Collection, consolidation and management of data on current projects and investments

- Participation in investment processes

What we expect from a candidate:

- An M.A. degree in a subject area relevant to technology or economics

- Minimum 2 years of experience in a similar role, experience in Venture Capital would be a plus

- Excellent command of English (C1/C2)

- Excellent knowledge of MS Excel

- Very good organisation of work and the ability to manage multiple processes at the same time

- High analytical skills, independence and proactivity

Adress:
Brain Embassy Jerozolimskie

Adgar Park West 

Al. Jerozolimskie 181B
02-222 Warsaw 

http://tdjpitangoventures.com/

Please add the following clause to the submitted applications: "I give my consent to processing my personal data as necessary for the implementation of the ongoing and future recruitment processes. I understand that my personal data can be made available solely as necessary to conduct the recruitment process by TDJ S.A. and TDJ Pitango Ventures Advisory Sp. z o.o.

At the same time, I am aware that the above-mentioned employers can store the categories of personal data including but not limited to: first and last name, place of residence and phone number, date of birth, education, course of previous employment, PESEL number for purposes of implementing, administering and managing the recruitment process concerning my person ("Personal data"). I understand that I have the right to access the content of my personal data, the right to correct them and request them to be removed. I hereby confirm that I have become familiar with the above information concerning use of my personal data and I give my consent to processing them in the scope as specified above. I understand that no expressed consent to the provision and storage of personal data results in the application not being taken into account in the recruitment processes".

 

Manager @ Experian - Singapore

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There will never be a typical day at Experian, but that’s why people love it here. The opportunities to make a difference within exciting client initiatives are unlimited in the ever-changing global landscape. Below you’ll find a snapshot of your day-to-day responsibilities.

Our brand reflects who we are, what we do and what we believe in. In a complex, ever changing world, the use of data is now driving significant advancements and new ways of thinking. At Experian, we recognise the importance of the role we play in unlocking the power of data to help people, business and society. Enabling people and organisations to achieve their goals. 

The Investment Manager for Experian will be responsible for identifying, sourcing, and managing minority equity investments for Experian’s corporate investment program. This role will work closely and in direct support of the Global VP of Corporate Ventures and the APAC Head of Corporate Development along with various leaders across multiple business units and across multiple geographies, to execute investments in private companies in targeted industry segments. 

In this role, you will work in close collaboration with external partners as well as executives and their teams throughout Experian. In addition you will work closely with the Global VP of Corporate Ventures and the APAC Head of Corporate Development to develop global investment strategies in partnership with multiple business units that help bring Experian closer to disruptive & influential start-ups while building a robust portfolio of diverse investments.

Responsibilities:

  • Understand Experian’s business as well as industry, competitive and disintermediation trends and the resulting opportunities for the CVC investment program
  • Work in close collaboration with global VP of Corporate Ventures and APAC Head of Corporate Development to develop investment strategies, target identification, source deals and build pipeline, develop investment thesis, present investments to investment committee (IC), and manage portfolio of investments
  • Represent Experian Ventures in the in the venture capital and entrepreneurial community
  • Aggressively network to identify new opportunities as well as build network of trusted, top tier co-investors
  • Identify and connect all relevant internal stakeholders, garner broad deal support
  • Support, engage, and mentor portfolio companies founders to maximize each venture success
  • Regularly provide updates to executives and key stakeholders on the overall health of the portfolio plus macro industry trends impacting Experian’s business in the region
  • Manage the deals data base to accurately track all companies through their lifecycle

Qualifications:

  • 8-10 years of cumulative work experience in finance, business, & technology industries
  • 2-4 years demonstrated venture capital investing experience
  • Strong understanding or direct experience in corporate venture capital
  • Graduate degree in business, finance or other relevant area required
  • Background in or knowledge of technology trends applicable to Experian core business
  • Investment banking or other corporate finance experience is required
  • Experience with startup companies, venture capitalists, commercial partnerships, and incubators
  • Successful track record of sourcing sound investments with strategic and financial return
  • Proven experience creating and maintaining entrepreneurial relationships in venture capital ecosystem
  • Well-established network within VC community
  • Strong data, analytics, technology experience and understanding
  • Financial modeling and superior analytical skills
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be able to think creatively, work in a casual and dynamic global team environment

Please reach out to me on divya.dahiya@experian.com for a confidential chat about the role.

 

Associate @ CSC Generation - Los Angeles, CA

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We are a decentralized, multi-brand technology platform saving companies from Amazon. We acquire, create, foster, and prepare retail/e-commerce companies to stand on their own. Our proprietary tech and centralized teams turbocharge stalled companies.

CSC Generation is backed by leading investors including: China Science & Merchants Investment Management Group (CSC), Khosla Ventures, Crosslink Capital, Maveron, Quest Venture Partners and Panasonic. CSC Generation has offices in the Greater Chicago Area, Culver City, Los Angeles, Palo Alto, and Austin, TX.

The Opportunity:

  • Be responsible for operating “platform subsidiaries” ranging from P&L ownership, launching new products, business development, business intelligence, merchandising, recruiting, to general operations.
  • (Eventually) lead the analysis of acquisition opportunities (i.e. outreach, fit within mandate/strategy, benefits and considerations, financial modelling, valuation, returns and integration)
  • Prepare materials that enable efficient executive decision-making
  • Help to hire, train and develop investment and operational professionals

Our Ideal Candidate:

  • Pre-MBA, majored in Finance, Economics, Business, Engineering or Computer Science
  • Has 2+ years of relevant full-time work experience in an analytical environment
  • Investor mindset with strong financial acumen
  • Has excellent judgement and enjoys working with a high degree of independence
  • Can distill complex details into concise, decision-ready briefings
  • Has the necessary transaction and business intelligence skills (e.g. due diligence, modelling, valuation)

What’s in it for you?

  • Base + bonus + equity.
  • Company benefits (medical, dental, vision)
  • No incompetence. We recognize that hiring and retaining incompetent people is the #1 way to drive away top performers.
  • No suits or ties.
  • We don’t require an MBA to get promoted. Our founder/CEO dropped out of high school.
  • Massive career growth. If you’re good, you are eligible for a promotion every 6 months. Top analysts have become CEOs of $100M businesses within 2 years.

Manager @ Fenox Venture Capital - San Jose, CA

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Fenox Venture Capital is currently seeking a Investment Manager/Associate who is passionate about technology/venture capital/startups to join its headquarter in San Jose, California. We are a global VC firm, headquartered in Silicon Valley with strong presence in Asia & Europe. Apart from funding startups, we facilitate the entry of US startups into Asian markets, and vice versa for Asian startups.

Primary Responsibilities

* Lead a technical team performing due diligence and primary market research for potential investments

* Evaluate investment opportunities and interview CEO of target companies

* Review investment documents and make investments

* Meet and build strong network within the ecosystem, and conduct deal sourcing

* Participating in educational seminar and workshop on due diligence, venture capital legal framework, and industry specific topics

* Work with portfolio companies on selected projects

Qualifications

* Have a Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, life science, or business. Having advanced degree is a plus

* Have minimum of 2+ year of relevant managerial experience working with a venture capital (preferred), startup/tech companies or have worked in investing roles

* Have deep passion and understanding of the IT and health tech space

* Have strong written and oral communication skills. Be outspoken and willing to articulate well-defended opinions in investment committee meetings

* Have strong analytical skills and business acumen

* Have the drive to succeed and is willing to take initiative

Visa support may be provided

Job Type: Full-time

Education:

  • Bachelor's

Corporate Development Analyst @ Google - Mountain View, CA

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The Corporate Development team holds the reins to much of our worldwide growth. As a member of the Corporate Development Strategy and Scouting team, you will work collaboratively across internal functions (i.e., Product, Legal, Finance and People Operations) and external networks (i.e., investors, accelerators, incubators, service providers, and industry experts) to identify and evaluate both acquisition and strategic investment opportunities globally. You will provide the management team with the needed insight into markets, sectors and individual companies to drive intelligent, sound decision-making. You understand the industry landscape and trends, and harness them to enable product and deal teams to effectively formulate their Merger and Acquisition (M&A) strategic investing approach. With an air of humility, you bring strong quantitative skills, strategic thinking, and sound business judgment, along with the ability to think about what is -- and what could be.

The Corporate Development team guarantees Google's worldwide growth by identifying the appropriate acquisitions and investments -- and then working to make them happen. Consisting of experienced merger-and-acquisition leaders and integration experts, we're dedicated to identifying the business opportunities of tomorrow. We find and evaluate acquisition opportunities across existing and future markets, drive management team decisions, lead deal negotiations, and help manage post-acquisition integration and performance evaluation.

Responsibilities

  • Structure complex problems, gather and analyze massive amounts of information expeditiously, and deliver insights and recommendations to Google and Alphabet’s executive teams.
  • Understand and stay current on various regional markets, industry trends, competitive landscape, and internal product development efforts; leverage this knowledge to help educate product teams and evaluate deal opportunities.
  • Identify and engage potential M&A or investment opportunities via personal and event networking, technology meet-ups, cold outreach and industry research. Build connections with investors and start-up ecosystems and industry experts.
  • Build consensus among cross-functional teams, influence decision making within senior-level audiences, and drive management team decisions.

Qualifications

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent practical experience.
  • 2 years of experience in management consulting, technology-focused corporate strategy function, corporate development, venture capital, private equity or investment banking in the technology industry.
  • Experience with quantitative and qualitative analytics.

Preferred qualifications:

  • MBA.
  • Strong project management skills, including demonstrated ability to think end-to-end, manage multiple long-term projects simultaneously and manage teams.
  • Experience in Internet, communications or e-commerce.
  • Relevant relationships and contacts in the technology industry and community.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.