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VC Analyst (January) @ Picus Capital in New York City, NY

Picus Capital invests in early-stage technology ventures with a focus on Real Estate, Finance & Insurance, Human Resources, Renewable Energy, Mobility, and Health. The company makes initial investments in pre-seed, seed and series A ventures and works alongside entrepreneurs in various stages of their companies ranging from ideation phase to initial traction. Picus is privately-financed and follows a very long-term investment approach, investing significant amounts throughout the lifecycle of the companies.

Your responsibilities

Identification and evaluation of attractive investment opportunities for Picus

Independent execution of market and company analyses (Due diligence)

Active participation in meetings with CEOs and founders of start-up ventures

Support of Picus’ portfolio companies in various business areas (Operations, Marketing and Sales)

Analysis of individual target markets as well as development and strategic refinement of business models for potential pre-seed investments by Picus 

Your Profile

Currently enrolled in undergraduate program or recently completed graduate program

Strong interest in start-ups and venture capital industry

Prior experience in Strategy Consulting, Investment Banking or Start-ups is a plus

High academic success (Top 15% of class)

Entrepreneurial personality with high degree of self-initiative

Strong financial analytical skills (Modelling, Accounting, etc.)

Excellent communication skills, with ability to explain complex ideas clearly

Very strong MS Office skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

We offer you

Insights into the most exciting new technologies and business models

Global perspective on the venture capital sector

Collaboration with extraordinary and visionary founders

Ambitious and entrepreneurial company culture with very high standards

General conditions

Period: up to 6 months

Location: New York City

Occasional travel for events or meetings with start-ups 

Competitive compensation in line with market standards

Employer: Picus Capital Americas Corporation (US based subsidiary of Picus acting as the exclusive advisor for investments in North and South America region)

No visa sponsorship currently possible

If interested, please apply here.

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Written by sandeepashah

November 2, 2020 at 9:45 pm

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