Associate @ JSW Ventures - Mumbai, India

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  • JSW Ventures is looking for an Associate who will be responsible for sourcing, executing, and closing venture capital transactions to build a portfolio
  • The Associate will identify investment opportunities as well as provide operational support to the fund and portfolio companies

Market Research

  • Identify the trends in technology sector and build a steady pipeline of new prospects basis the investment thesis
  • Identify any new investment opportunities based on market and competitor analysis

Prospect Building

  • Source new early stage investments, including meeting founders and entrepreneurs
  • Source investment opportunities, both directly and through a network of contacts at universities, VCs, incubators, accelerators, etc.
  • Represent the fund at events and conferences

Analysis & Investment Execution

  • Understand the business and industry in detail and prepare financial model, conduct valuation analysis and prepare other deal documents of the company
  • Conduct a product analysis, understand the product and technology development capabilities of the company, ability to execute on the product roadmap and future competitive edge.
  • Perform diligence on potential investments to validate the business opportunity for financial returns
  • Evaluate long and short term fund requirements of companies  
  • Analyze financial ratios to understand the financial health of the company
  • Coordinate the DD and deal execution process

Investment Mangement & Reporting

  • Actively involved in monitoring portfolio companies including financial and operating performance, strategic value-add in steering portfolio companies, preparation of periodic reports and implementing exit strategies
  • Nurture new and existing portfolio companies, including facilitating contacts for the companies
  • Develop and deliver periodic reports for portfolio review of the fund

Fund Mangement

  • Oversee and be responsible for certain accounts, finance and compliance functions of the fund 

Educational Background and Work Experience

  • MBA with preferred specialization in finance / strategic management
  • 2-3 years of post-MBA experience in sectors like Strategy & Consulting, Investments - Private Equity or Venture Capital, Investment Banking, or having founded / worked with a startup.
  • Preference for candidates with experience in product management and/or operations in a startup or growth stage environment