VC Principal @ Rex Health in Raleigh, NC

Rex Health

Become part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.

SummaryServes as a value-adding strategic investor, actively supporting portfolio companies in doing business with UNC Health and other US health systems. Supports the Managing Director, Investment Committee, and the RHV team in all aspects of the investment and partnership process, including opportunity sourcing, due diligence, and post-investment management. Evaluates promising opportunities and helps make good investment decisions via analysis and debate.


  • Conducts technical, commercial management team due diligence on potential investment opportunities
  • Develops investment thesis for select opportunities and opportunity spaces via debate and analysis with key subject matter experts and members of the Investment Committee
  • Supports the Managing Director in devising strategy and direction for activities of Analyst/Associate and Portfolio manager supporting lead generation, investment thesis development, portfolio management and preparation of related of related materials to support internal and external discussion and presentation
  • Serves as board observer or director for selected RHV portfolio companies
  • Represents RHV Ventures as a speaker/moderator at industry events
  • Builds relationships with entrepreneurs, investors, intermediaries, and executives to stay informed of early-stage and growth companies
  • Develops and maintains strong relationships with VCs, incubators, and accelerators to create a robust investment pipeline
  • Negotiate, structure, execute, and manage investments / partnerships
  • Collaborate and communicate successfully with entrepreneurs, management teams, partners, and other stakeholders, including attorneys, advisors, consultants, and UNC REX and UNC Health executive leaders
  • Support the portfolio manager in ongoing relationships with portfolio companies to enhance strategic and financial value for both UNC Health and the portfolio companies
  • Evaluate and conduct due diligence on specific opportunities to assess attractiveness, including financial modeling of investment targets
  • Draft of investment memoranda and presentations to RHV Investment Committee
  • Support content development for website and social media presence to support fund brand and Portfolio Company marketing

Other InformationEducation Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree required

Professional Experience Requirements:

  • 7+ years of hands-on experience at either of 1) a venture capital firm, growth equity, or private equity firm investing in healthcare, 2) mid-level business development, finance or related role at a leading pharma/healthcare/biotech company. Healthcare system knowledge and experience required. Corporate venture capital experience a strong plus.
  • Experience with startup companies, venture capitalists, commercial partnerships, and incubators preferred.
  • Openness and good communication skills, along with the ability to work in flexible team structures adapting to project, strategic, and corporate targets.

Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:

  • LANGUAGE SKILLS Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conforms to prescribed style and format. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.
  • MATHEMATICAL SKILLS Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
  • REASONING ABILITY Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.