VC Principal @ QED Investors in Alexandria, VA

QED Investors

QED Investors is a premiere global venture capital firm investing in financial technology startups across multiple stages. Initially built out of the family office of Nigel Morris – Co-founder, President and COO of Capital One, QED is now a growing team of highly acclaimed fintech experts operating around the world. We announced our seventh fund of $1.05 billion committed capital for early and growth-stage investments in September of 2021. Globally, we have invested in more than 200 companies across 17 countries and we have 27 unicorns in our portfolio including Nubank, Credit Karma, SoFi, Bitso, Remitly and Klarna.

The Role:

The Principal will focus on supporting the firm’s investment decision-making practices, philosophy, and process. This is a newly created role (and function) formed because of the firm’s growth and international expansion. She/he will work in the newly created Office of the Chief Investment Officer, a firm-wide horizontal role/ function designed to ensure QED maximizes returns, constantly improves, and lives their brand promise as the best venture advisors in fintech.


  • Support the Chief Investment Officer in all aspects of evaluating potential investment opportunities, in support of rigorous decision-making across the entire investment portfolio
  • Create internal frameworks to assist in the deal filtration process; establish guidelines for investing practices, investment decision-making, and portfolio construction
  • Support due diligence and deal execution efforts for prospective investments by assessing business plans, building financial models, and conducting market analyses
  • Conduct business and post-mortem analyses leveraging exceptional analytical skills, with the proven ability to identify opportunities and communicate findings/lessons learned
  • Engage, communicate, and collaborate internally with QED’s investing and leadership team to assist in their decision-making processes throughout the deal lifecycle


  • Bachelor’s degree from a top-tier institution
  • 1-2 operating roles of 3-5 years each, or 6-10 years of experience in a Business or Investment Analyst role; financial services or tech sector coverage preferred
  • Exceptional analytical skills with a passion for data analytics; conceptual problem-solving skills combined with a strong quantitative orientation; innately curious
  • Impeccable business judgment, ethics, and integrity
  • Desire to be a part of a highly collaborative team, where we all strive to win together


Analytical Skills, Investing, Due Diligence, Investments, Business Planning, Problem-solving, Deal Execution, Decision Making, Leadership, Finance.

QED is committed to building and fostering an environment where our employees feel included, valued and heard. Our belief is that a commitment to diversity and inclusion enables us to be better investors. We strongly encourage applications from people of all backgrounds to apply.