VC Analyst @ Friends & Family Capital in Remote

Friends & Family Capital

Friends & Family Capital (F&FC) is seeking an analyst to contribute to all aspects of the fund’s research and investment processes. The analyst will have a strong interest in investing in the venture asset class and will have commensurate experience to perform broad and specific due diligence. The analyst will also gain the experience of meaningful partnerships with portfolio companies to scale finance functions, often involving iteration cycles with founding teams and CFOs to crystalize their financial models and operations. The team is focused on hiring an analyst who is diligent, measured, thoughtful, intellectually curious, creative, and persistent. The analyst will be a skillful individual that is able to absorb disparate information and synthesize a formed conclusion.

Most importantly, the analyst will be a team player and will carry a positive attitude emblematic of the team’s culture. The analyst will play a centric role on the team and will interact daily with the firm’s founding partners and other team members. Each member of the F&FC team brings a unique skill set that complements the other team members, and all team members are dedicated to the continuous building of F&FC as a means to help transform big markets through technology.

The analyst role is structured to be 2-3 years in duration with exemplary next steps of joining a high-growth technology company in a finance, research, strategy, or Chief of Staff role, or building a career in investing. Location for the analyst role is remote within the US.

For transparency, the application process timeline is expected to be three months from resume submission to potential offer. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling-basis.

Strategic Analyst Role Skill Set, Qualifications and Characteristics

  • 1-3 years of investment banking, investing (public or private markets), private company investor relations or strategic finance (preferably at a technology company)

  • A strong core knowledge of three statement financial modeling and building financial models from a blank excel sheet

  • Intricate understanding of how financial statements work and flow together

  • Outstanding presentation building skills, from inception and ideation to final product

  • An ability to take complex ideas and simplify them into a digestible format

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • A creative mind and a measured approach to solving problems

  • A base understanding of financial markets

  • Familiarity with CapIQ, Pitchbook and other financial research platforms

  • Deep interest in financial markets and technology space

  • Self-motivated and the ability to work in both an autonomous manner (remote first environment) and in a collaborative environment

  • An insatiable curiosity to understand how the world works and how venture investing, new technologies and innovation fit into the broader economy

  • Team before individual mentality – this is the most important quality as a member of the F&FC team

    • We are a remote team, which often translates to different work hours outside of respective time zone, with every member of the team being important to the success of the fund

Strategic Analyst Role Responsibilities

  •  Market research

    • Our team conducts extensive research on thematic trends, the venture ecosystem, financial metrics, and private and public market companies

  • Idea generation across different mediums – assisting with research projects, such as market opportunity maps, and comparable company analyses

  • Developing investment diligence presentations on potential opportunities

  • Working directly with portfolio companies to assist in building their finance functions

  • Assisting with fundraising and marketing materials

  • Willingness to contribute to other ad hoc projects that relate to the building of F&FC

  • Continuing learning – the F&FC team believes learning is a life-long journey, please take under consideration that applying for this role means you enjoy reading and listening to investors (public and private markets), geopolitical analysts, economists, founders, and other business leaders on a daily basis with a diverse range of intellectual thought processes

    • An analyst joining the team is incentivized to advance their career and personal development through acquiring knowledge to create their own investment perspectives

    • We believe persistent learning compounded over time yields incredible results

Strategic Analyst Role Rewards and Compensation

  • The ability to have high impact at a growing venture capital firm

  • Interaction with experienced investors, operators, and company builders

  • Mentorship from the firm’s founding partners and team members

  • An intellectually challenging learning environment to accelerate your career

    • You will be involved in critical fund level, research and investment discussions, your opinion will be valued to ensure the team arrives at the best decision

  • We are a collegial team with a strong team spirit and enjoy open dialogue, we value a well-rounded life and successes outside of work

  • The ability to progress your career at a non-linear rate determined by merit

  • Compensation (salary, bonus, 401k, benefits) aligned with experience

Strategic Analyst Role Application Requirements

 Please send the following information to with email subject line of “F&FC Analyst Position”:

  • Resume

  • Less than 100-word answers to each of the following five questions:

    • What are your three favorite books and why?

    • What do you think has been the most important geopolitical or macroeconomic event in the past five years (not including COVID or Fed Policy decisions around inflation and interest rates)?

    • What do you think will be the most important geopolitical or macroeconomic event in the next five years (not including COVID or Fed Policy decisions around inflation and interest rates)?

    • If you could choose one private company to invest in, which would it be and why?

    • If you could choose one public company to invest in, which would it be and why?


About Friends & Family Capital

Friends & Family Capital is a venture capital firm that backs entrepreneurs that transform big markets. The firm’s founding partners helped scale Palantir to $20 Billion (CFO from 2011 to 2017) and jointly backed over 20 Unicorn startups. Friends & Family Capital invests in business models that produce long-term and defensible compounding growth and cash flow. Core investments include Airtable, Anduril, Facebook, Figure, Flexport, Gusto, Mosaic, Palantir, Robinhood, SpaceX, and Verkada. For more information, please see