Investment Analyst @ Ventureast - Bangalore, India

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Ventureast is one of the longest standing Venture capital fund managers in India, investing since 1997 and managing in excess of $400+ million. The company has a diverse portfolio of more than 100 investments in Technology, Healthcare and Clean Environment. Our family of funds include a technology fund and a Life fund.

Ventureast is one the few early-stage venture capital funds in India, with investments in companies across sectors including technology, education, consumer internet, QSR and infrastructure services. 

We are looking to hire an analyst for a full-time position for our technology-focused fund based out of Bangalore, India. The role will provide a significant amount of hands-on exposure to the world of start-ups, along with an opportunity to work with one of the most experienced investment teams in the industry.

The analyst will be responsible for:

  • Sourcing and evaluating new opportunities along with the senior investment team
  • Generating emerging sector-related ideas, tracking market data and identifying trends
  • Supporting the investment team in due diligence and post-investment portfolio management
  • Supporting the partnership in the fundraising efforts of the firm through deep sectoral research and preparation of investor pitches.

In addition to the above, the analyst will play a key role in:

  • Investor communications, including quarterly and annual reports
  • Managing compliance in portfolio companies

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Strong Excel, Communication, Research and Analytical skills are essential and will be tested
  • Strong curiosity for technology, businesses and startups
  • Major in Engineering, Science, Math or Economics from a premier Institution preferred (Global Top Ten Schools, or the NITs, IITs, BITS, St. Stephens in India)
  • 2-3 years of work experience. Exposure to Internet / technology / consulting/ IB preferred
  • Will be working with a small team, so must be a self-starter and one capable of high level of initiative
  • Significant campus leadership experience and extra-curricular achievements
  • Understanding of finance and accounting is a plus
  • Will be a two-three year commitment

Benefits:

  • Experience and exposure to the full cycle venture capital process
  • Hands-on opportunity to work directly in live situations
  • Direct interactions with General Partners and Principals on 2-3 person teams
  • Excellent experience in the nascent and fast-growing Indian VC / PE industry
  • Valuable for candidates inclined to pursue a top quality MBA in future (Admits to Wharton, Booth, Columbia, ISB etc.)

Application will be open till 8th March 2018. Applications will be assessed on a rolling basis, it is in your interest to apply early.

Please check your email after 8th March for an update. Shortlisted candidates will be expected to submit an assignment / project on a topic provided by us. Please keep your weekend (10th-11th Mar) available for this assignment