VC Principal @ Portage in New York City, NY

Portage Ventures

We are currently looking for an individual who is highly analytical and deeply passionate about fintech to join our team in New York or San Francisco as a Principal. This person will play a pivotal role in supporting our team of portfolio and fund analysis to find and support transformative, breakthrough companies in financial services.

Responsibilities:

  • Supporting portfolio and fund analysis including tracking our pipeline and consolidating KPIs across portfolios;
  • Working with our portfolio companies to support them on strategic initiatives;
  • Conducting ad-hoc analysis (e.g., market sizing, analyzing survey data, pricing analysis, web analytics data);
  • Deeply understanding the metrics of our portfolio companies and how they trend over time;
  • Supporting fund operations including writing quarterly LP reports on new investments and our pipeline; and
  • Conducting financial, market and company diligence on new potential investments; desk research on industries and trends;
  • Supporting portfolio and fund analysis including tracking our pipeline and consolidating KPIs across portfolios;
  • Working with our portfolio companies to support them on strategic initiatives;
  • Conducting ad-hoc analysis (e.g., market sizing, analyzing survey data, pricing analysis, web analytics data);
  • Deeply understanding the metrics of our portfolio companies and how they trend over time;
  • Supporting fund operations including writing quarterly LP reports on new investments and our pipeline; and
  • Conducting financial, market and company diligence on new potential investments; desk research on industries and trends.

Experience & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree in Finance, Economics, Accounting or other related field;
  • 4-6 years of experience in banking, investment, data analytics, or consulting within a top venture capital or growth equity firm preferred.
  • A strong passion and /or interest in financial services and technology;
  • Self-starter – able to take initiative, prioritize and run on own with limited guidance;
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and in an entrepreneurial environment where things change constantly;
  • Organized with a high attention to detail;
  • Objective-driven and multi tasker
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Team player – happy to do whatever is required to support team and proven problem-solving skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills; ability to synthesize and articulate thoughts about companies and markets concisely.

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