VC Analyst @ New Stack Ventures in Chicago, IL

New Stack Ventures

VC Analyst 

At New Stack, we recently closed our $42M Fund II and are aggressively hunting for the most innovative, tenacious, and mission-driven founders outside of the Bay Area. VC has seen little innovation in the past two decades. We are committed to building the top VC between the coasts and need to expand our team of tenacious investors. 

New Stack Ventures is seeking an Analyst to start immediately. This individual will be a part of the Investment Team and responsible for the following: 

  • Dealflow 

o Build new strategic channels through relationships and technology 

o Source, filter, and pre-qualify high-potential startups 

  • Diligence 

o Manage the deal process, communications, and deliverables required to complete new investments (pre and post-term sheet signing) 

o Coordinate with internal and external stakeholders to expedite the close of investments Portfolio Management 

o Streamline and manage the capital strategy and Series A plan for portfolio companies Brand 

o Market research and thesis development on sectors of interest 

o Management of efforts to promote and expand New Stack’s brand 

o Content creation that promotes and expands the New Stack brand 

Prospective candidates should have the following characteristics: 

  • Entrepreneurial, creative, resourceful, high EQ, high attention to detail, and strong networking skills 

Investment Banking, PE, Finance, and those with entrepreneurial backgrounds are encouraged to apply. 2-3 years of work experience is strongly preferred. 


About The Firm 

New Stack was founded in Chicago with a mission to invest in Outsiders. Founder, Nick Moran launched the first VC podcast in 2014 (now one of the largest media assets in venture with >100k subscribers) and led a top decile 2018 vintage Fund I. The firm is currently investing out Fund 2 (7x larger vehicle closed 

in 2021). New Stack aims to lead/co-lead the first institutional round of funding with check sizes from $500k-$2M. The team has made >50 investments at the pre-seed and seed stages where the combined equity value is north of $5 Billion and follow on investors include Tiger Global, Insight, Spark, General Catalyst, GGV Capital, Accomplice, Bullpen, Drive, Greycroft, Goodwater, Thrive, Redpoint, Forerunner, Floodgate, Felicis, etc. The firm continues to innovate, building software including VC Rank and the Seeker – all with the goal of identifying and partnering with the most transformational tech leaders of our generation.