Investment Analyst @ Velocity Partners - Athens, Greece

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Job description:

  • Identify, source, screen and evaluate new investment opportunities, and develop investment collateral (e.g. memos, presentations, etc)
  • Conduct company and industry research, determine market size, prepare preliminary due diligence reports, analyze competition & barriers to entry, and model growth forecasts
  • Monitor progress of portfolio companies, create product development & marketing progress reports, and maintain up-to-date financial data records
  • Produce and update periodic performance reports to investors, assist in fair value analysis & contribute to annual fund reporting
  • Participate in startup and tech community meetups, represent Fund at industry conferences and help organize unique events that drive engagement with key stakeholders (e.g. founders, other VCs & accelerators, alumni, potential LPs, etc)
  • Support GPs in various marketing related projects (e.g. marketing summaries, presentations and pitches, etc) and fundraising support
  • Gather information from industry experts, update knowledge database, and create high-quality industry reports for internal and external consumption (e.g. Fund blog, social media, industry publications, etc)

Requirements:

  • Minimum 2-3 years of experience in top tier management consulting firm, start-up or technology company and strong industry knowledge
  • Solid research capabilities, with developed analytical and conceptual skills, strong business acumen and intellectual curiosity
  • Excellent verbal, written communication & interpersonal skills, willing to articulate well-reasoned investment opportunities to the GPs
  • Organized, detail oriented, with strong project management skills, able to meet deadlines with quick turnaround & minimal supervision
  • Highly motivated self-starter with an entrepreneurial spirit to help grow portfolio companies as well as the Fund itself
  • Bachelor degree from a top-tier university (computer science, finance or quantitative discipline) would be considered a plus

Benefits:

  • Compensation based on experience and skills
  • Performance-based bonus scheme
  • Exciting environment, working with the best startups & teams
  • Continuous improvement & training plan
  • Private healthcare plan