VC Associate @ Frist Cressey Ventures in Nashville, TN

Frist Cressey Ventures

Frist Cressey Ventures (FCV) is a leading healthcare venture capital firm with a mission of transforming healthcare to improve lives. We invest in early-stage technology and service businesses that improve quality of care, system integration, patient outcomes, and population health and wellbeing. We join like-minded entrepreneurs who share similar core values in their pursuit to improve healthcare.

Our headquarters are in Nashville, TN and we have an office in New York City. We believe this positions us in two of the top hubs for healthcare innovation. We are excited to grow the team and believe the ideal candidate is someone who brings diverse thinking, a mission-driven mindset, and excitement to roll up their sleeves and build the future of FCV with us.


We are seeking an Associate to join the firm’s Nashville office. The Associate will work as a part of FCV’s investment team. The Associate role may also result in some domestic travel.


Perform Due Diligence

· Learn the FCV investment process from sourcing to transaction

· Qualitative due diligence, including assessing business models, customer value, competitive landscape, industry precedents and trends; all with respect to transaction timelines

· Quantitative analysis on investment opportunities – such as evaluating long-term financial projections, prospective returns analysis, and broader industry comparisons

· Work alongside investment team to draft investment process deliverables, such as investment memo, presentations, etc.

· Support external due diligence discussions

· Synthesize and communicate key findings to the investment team

· Develop deal sense and conviction around companies you and the team are evaluating

Support Partnerships (i.e. portfolio companies)

· Track and manage partnership financial information and key performance indicators

· Develop dashboards and reports to monitor partnership performance

· Provide analytical support for partnerships

· Participate in monthly, quarterly, and annual partnership discussions

Support Fund Execution and Initiatives

· Maintain quarterly reporting for investment team, partners, and limited partners

· Help with quarterly valuations and analysis

· Assist in CRM maintenance and maximize database capabilities

· Support annual meeting initiatives and deliverables

· Develop dashboards, analysis, and manage information flow on originating activities

Industry Research, Analysis, and Theme Generation (as relevant)

· Research new market themes/theses that signal opportunities for investment

· Synthesize market news and changing regulatory policy

· Identify and find companies to support themes and thesis work

Required Qualifications:

· Desire and passion to work in healthcare innovation and improve health for all

· Minimum of 2-4 years of relevant work experience that developed a financial, strategic and/or operator mindset

· Strong knowledge of financial statements and drivers

· Excellent quantitative modeling skills, understanding of cap tables & venture returns (and a desire to focus and develop skillset)

· Strong analytical skillset, desire and curiosity to dissect and solve challenges

· Organized with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple initiatives

· Ability to distill and communicate information

· Track record of good judgement and relationship-building skills

· Self-starter, excitement to work in small, fast-paced entrepreneurial team

· Experience with Microsoft Office (Excel, Powerpoint), experience with CRMs a plus

Our Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:

We are committed to bringing together individuals from all different backgrounds and perspectives and improving the diversity of our industry. We strongly believe this leads to better creativity, outcomes, and accelerates our mission to transform health for all. As an equal opportunity employer, we are also committed to creating an inclusive work environment where differing opinions and ideas are encouraged.


Market competitive compensation


Nashville, TN