VC Analyst @ Catalyst Investors in New York City, NY

Catalyst Investors is a growth equity firm based in New York. Over the past 21 years, Catalyst has had a successful track record of investing in and scaling companies across the software, tech-enabled services and internet infrastructure sectors. The firm employs a rigorous top-down research focus to identify investment opportunities in rapidly-growing private companies where it can partner with strong entrepreneurs to build great growth businesses.

Job Overview

Position: Business Development Analyst, Full-Time
Location: New York, NY 
Description: Responsibilities include outbound deal sourcing, conference screening, market research and business development support. This position is uniquely suited to candidates seeking a sales-oriented sourcing role at a leading growth private equity firm.

Key Responsibilities

  • Identify potential investment opportunities that align with Catalyst’s research initiatives 
  • Conduct outreach and build relationships with prospective companies 
  • Build a robust pipeline of opportunities, identifying top near- and long-term investment prospects 
  • Screen conferences and other relevant industry events; lead coordination and planning for meetings on behalf of Catalyst attendees; attend conferences and other networking events when appropriate 
  • Conduct market research in existing areas of interest as well as new sectors 
  • Support all business development efforts as needed


  • Excellent academic credentials  
  • Proof of ability to work in the U.S.


  • Preference for candidates with 1-2 years of relevant deal or prospect sourcing experience; for example, in venture capital, growth equity, private equity, a commercial or investment bank, high-growth start-up or technology company; experience either serving or within the technology sector is a plus
  • Intellectual curiosity and passion for technology and rapidly changing industries
  • Self-motivated, entrepreneurial spirit
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Team-player attitude and a desire to work in a small team environment
  • Previous sales or deal sourcing training is a plus

To be considered for the role, please send each of the following to

  • Resume
  • Answers to the following questions (max. 200 words per response):
    • After reviewing our website and team, why do you think you would be a strong candidate for Catalyst? 
    • Based on our investment criteria and strategy, please name an interesting growth company for Catalyst and why.
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