The Venture/Innovations Associate is an experienced financial associate with adept knowledge of venture capital and technology. This Associate sources and evaluates technology solutions – particularly in real estate – investment, and advisor opportunities; supports the execution of investment theses; assists in product review for potential deployment at the company and/or our properties; and lends assistance to our portfolio companies. The Venture/Innovations Associate is both a highly independent individual and a strong team player, working closely with both founders and the Veritas team.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Venture Investing: Perform diligence, create briefs and memos, and execute upon investment opportunities and transactions; Create research-based industry reports and competitive analyses to identify attractive areas of investment opportunity and competitive analyses; Evaluate and monitor the ongoing performance of portfolio company investments; Assist in maintaining deal pipeline to memorialize all screened investment opportunities; Participate in fund raising activities, including presentations and marketing
Innovations Strategy: Identify areas of operational improvement or enhancement at both the company and property level under guidance of the Family office Portfolio Manager; understand and assist in execution of the Innovations strategy of technology implementation; support the end-to-end launch of such technologies, from initial contact to pilot testing and full implementation.
Implementation Management: Assist in managing implementation strategy across the organization and effectively collaborate with related departments; provide support in evaluating, deploying, and monitoring the use of real estate technology initiatives;
Market Research: Develop product maps and knowledge base of the PropTech multi-family ecosystem; identify and evaluate technologies that may integrate into existing real estate portfolio.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES
2-5 years of experience in venture capital or innovations field, with interest in real estate technology a plus
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university in Finance, Business, or related field. MBA degree preferred
Experience in screening startups, performing due-diligence, and supporting deal execution
Exceptional modeling and analytical skills
Strong communication and presentation skills
Team player with strong interpersonal skills; can build effective relationships across departments and outside of the organization
Ability to think in an innovative way and willing to test new ideas
Self-motivated, responsible, accountable, and mature, with an exceptional work ethic
Strong organizational, and attention-to-detail skills; ability to handle multiple tasks, prioritize work, and manage time effectively
ABOUT VERITAS INVESTMENTS: Veritas Investments, Inc. is an experienced real estate investment manager that specializes in operating mixed-use multifamily and retail properties in the San Francisco Bay Area.
The company offers institutional and individual investors a vertically-integrated platform and a clearly defined investment strategy that focuses on acquiring classic, often architecturally distinctive properties in the area’s most iconic neighborhoods, and then enhancing their income and value through building and management improvements. The company holds a track record for moving quickly on opportunities, executing efficiently on strategy, and delivering superior financial performance to investors while giving back to the community.
Veritas is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants for employment will receive consideration for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. Veritas is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
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