Job Description We are looking for an associate to join our team (part-time or full-time, remote). This is an opportunity to work both internally with our innovation team, and directly with the founders of our portfolio companies. If you are looking for a hybrid investor / operator role that works directly with senior stakeholders — you’ve found the right place. Alumni of our program have leveraged their experience to land roles in MBB consulting, Venture, high-growth startups, and public policy.
About Launch Factory:
Launch Factory is an early-stage investment firm that provides capital at company formation in carefully selected founders. Our leadership team is comprised of accomplished entrepreneurs and Venture investors, allowing us to provide portfolio companies with comprehensive support and guidance.
Key responsibilities include:
- Identify emerging segments with potential for high growth startups.
- Isolate pain points and unmet needs that define new market entry opportunities.
- Reach and interview experts, target customers to validate internal assumptions.
- Elaborate and clearly present new investment theses for each vertical of interest.
- Engage in ad-hoc research projects for our portfolio companies to guide decision making
- Stay up-to-date on industry events, active investors, funding rounds, and high-potential companies
Qualifications and Experience
We are looking for someone with an excellent track record, an ownership mindset, and a keen eye for detail. Candidates that have succeeded in the past are resourceful, curious, and strong critical thinkers.
- MBA (in progress or recently obtained)
- Previous experience in banking, consulting, venture capital, or start-ups
- Familiarity with design-thinking frameworks
- Excellent communication and presentation skills and ability to communicate with senior stakeholders
- Proficiency in Microsoft Excel & PowerPoint
- Experience using Crunchbase & Pitchbook is a plus
This is an unpaid internship. Candidates can choose between remote work or in person at our San Diego Office.
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