Investment Analyst, Venture Capital @ Airbus - Menlo Park, CA

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We are a fast-moving, intensely curious early-stage investment group. We seek exceptional, inspired founders from around the world who will set the course for ground-breaking innovation in mobility, security, and the future of flight. Our vision is to continuously ignite interest in the wonder that is aerospace.

Airbus is in our DNA, from our legacy of innovation and industry expertise to our global network. It is an asset to every company we fund, if and when they want it. Yet we operate with autonomy and trust, from the investments we make to the technologies they develop; we independently support entrepreneurs with unique ideas, plans, and structures. We are headquartered in Silicon Valley and Paris and fund start-ups across the globe. We are a valuable, efficient, and energetic partner to those who recognize that advances in aerospace will impact all life on Earth and beyond.

Position

Investment Analyst will participate in a wide range of activities in support of the Airbus Ventures mission: deal sourcing, due diligence, deal execution, and portfolio management.

Responsibilities

  1. Description: Technical, financial, and market diligence 35%
  2. Description: Deal sourcing 35%
  3. Description: Portfolio management 30%

Qualifications

  • BS in STEM
  • Up to 3 years of experience as a venture analyst required
  • International experience preferred
  • Self-starter, natural strategic and system thinker, comfortable with engaging in deep analytical research, strong critical thinker
  • Multilingual skills preferred
  • Proficiency in big data analytics tools, MS Office, venture capital CRM tools (e.g. Pipedrive)
  • 5-10% local travel
  • US citizenship preferred

Decision Making, Complexity:

Investment Analyst will make investment recommendations to Airbus Ventures Partners based on screened startups and technical/market analysis. This position will interface with the global Airbus Ventures team, as well as the broader Airbus global cross-functional organization. 

This position will be based in Menlo Park, reporting to the Airbus Ventures CEO with dotted lines to Investment Partners.

As a leader in our field, Airbus in America provides relocation assistance for qualified positions and a comprehensive compensation and benefits package.

Airbus in America provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetics, pregnancy, marital status, veteran status or other legally protected status. In addition to federal law requirements, Airbus in America complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, demotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, benefits and training.

Airbus in America expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetics, pregnancy, marital status, veteran status or other legally protected status. Improper interference with the ability of Airbus' employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

As a matter of policy, Airbus does not sponsor visas for US positions unless specified. Only applicants with current work authorization will be considered.

Airbus does not offer tenured or guaranteed employment. Either the company or the employee can terminate the employment relationship at any time, with or without cause, with or without notice.