Blumberg Capital is looking for an Associate with technical background and experience to join our growing team. You will participate in many aspects of Blumberg Capital’s investment process and interact with team members at all levels. As an Associate, you will support portfolio companies, conduct due diligence on potential investments, research and develop new investment theses, and source deal flow. The ideal candidate is a self-starter and a team player with experience handling a wide range of due diligence, analysis, and related tasks, and able to work independently with guidance and team support.
This is intended as a two-year position, typically followed by business school or an operational role. For exceptional candidates, there may be an opportunity to continue on a career-track at Blumberg Capital.
▪Portfolio – monitor and support portfolio companies as needed and appropriate, e.g., financial analysis, fundraising, strategy, marketing, and recruiting
▪Investment review – conduct a timely initial review of investment prospects, assess deal fit, and prioritize according to the firm’s investment criteria
▪Due diligence – perform all aspects, including financial and valuation analyses, as well as technology and competitive market reviews for potential investments
▪Deal sourcing – identify and engage potential investment opportunities through networking, cold outreach, conferences, etc.
▪Research and thesis development – research markets and specific industry trends, create and maintain market maps for strategic and financial targets
▪Presentations – prepare materials for team members on the fund, portfolio, and thematic topics for internal and external audiences
Experience and Required Qualities/Attributes:
▪Technical undergraduate degree with an outstanding academic track record
▪2-3 years of relevant experience in venture capital, private equity, tech company, investment bank, or other relevant backgrounds
▪Strong understanding of information technology from a technical and/or market perspective
▪Must be quantitative and analytical with strong research and financial modeling skills
▪Excellent written and oral communication skills to connect effectively with all levels
▪Solid organizational and time management skills: process-oriented, thoughtful, always well prepared and organized
▪Self-motivated team player with a positive can-do attitude, good instincts, and a strong desire to succeed
▪Ability to handle multiple and complex tasks with perseverance, discretion, and tact
▪Flexible, ability to meet tight deadlines and respond to changing requirements
▪Take initiatives and ownerships and willing to go above and beyond without being asked