BMW i Ventures…
… is the Venture Capital Fund of BMW Group, headquartered in the Silicon Valley and San Francisco and with a European presence in Munich. We invest in high-performance companies and help them execute successfully – ensuring real-world impact on hardware, software, sustainability across manufacturing, transportation, and services. For more information, please visit: www.bmwiventures.com
As a Senior Associate/Principal on BMW i Ventures’ (BiV) team, you are an active member of the investment team, providing the needed insight to drive intelligent decision-making. You are also a representative of the firm and portfolio at meetings with external partners and BMW leaders. By building strong relationships with some of the most successful and respected tech entrepreneurs and leading venture capital firms, you will create long-term value for BiV.
The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, detail oriented, thrive with light supervision, be willing to get involved across all aspects of the firm’s operations, including: market research and deal sourcing: initial review and preparation of summary materials for potential new investment opportunities. Perform and present market research “deep dives” on areas of interest to identify trends, key incumbents, and potential investments. Attend conferences and events for networking and sourcing deals.
Due diligence and deal execution:
Perform thorough and zero-defect market, product, IP, technical, financial, and other due diligence by gathering information from the target company, industry experts, and companies in the same space
Work to develop investment theses in different technology areas
Provide detailed financial analysis of potential investments
Prepare detailed investment memos supported with comprehensive analysis
Develop PowerPoint presentations
Work with portfolio companies on problem solving and opportunities discovery and to build relationships with top executives at BMW and foster collaboration
7+ years of other relevant work experience (e.g., technology-focused management consulting, investment banking, or related experience).
At least 2+ years of venture capital experience
Effective financial modeling and analytical skills.
Ability to produce “board level” Powerpoint presentations and succinct Word memos.
BA/BS degree in Finance, Engineering, Computer Science or related field.
MBA or graduate-level degree preferred
Passion for technology
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with your resume and a cover if interested in applying.