VC Associate @ Cigna in Bloomfield, CT

Cigna Ventures is a venture capital fund and wholly owned subsidiary of Cigna that works closely with health care entrepreneurs to accelerate growth and innovation through the strategic use of capital and deep partnerships. Our mission is simple – to be a catalyst for health care innovation and change that helps improve the health, well-being and peace of mind of those we serve. Together, with our partners, we seek to accelerate innovations that make health care affordable, predictable and simple.
We are seeking someone with a deep understanding of healthcare to join our strategic investment team. This role will support all stages of our investment process, including the development of strategic investment themes, market landscaping and other research.

Deal Sourcing and Pipeline
Maintain a data-driven process for managing our deal pipeline
Assist in initial outreach, data gathering/assessment and establishing relationships with founders
Work closely with investment team to develop insights and hypotheses around areas of healthcare by conducting market, product, customer, and financial research and analysis
Due Diligence

Support deal team in all diligence efforts:
Organize information from target companies and internal/external experts
Conduct primary and secondary market research
Perform rigorous financial and valuation analysis
Draft internal investment memos

Proactive, self-starter with ability to successfully operate at multiple levels of management
Strong verbal and written communication skills with ability to quickly gather and synthesize information, draw appropriate conclusions, and make value-added recommendations
Familiarity with clinical, operational, and financial drivers of healthcare industry and organizations
Problem-solver, quantitative/qualitative analysis skills, including financial modeling and valuation techniques
2-5 years professional experience, ideally with exposure to the healthcare industry, consulting, venture capital, and/or investment banking
Bachelor’s degree preferred; Master’s level degree or similar experience highly preferred

About Cigna
Cigna Corporation (NYSE: CI) is a global health service company dedicated to improving the health, well-being and peace of mind of those we serve. We offer an integrated suite of health services through Cigna, Express Scripts, and our affiliates including medical, dental, behavioral health, pharmacy, vision, supplemental benefits, and other related products. Together, with our 74,000 employees worldwide, we aspire to transform health services, making them more affordable and accessible to millions. Through our unmatched expertise, bold action, fresh ideas and an unwavering commitment to patient-centered care, we are a force of health services innovation.

When you work with Cigna, you’ll enjoy meaningful career experiences that enrich people’s lives while working together to make the world a healthier place. What difference will you make? To see our culture in action, search #TeamCigna on Instagram.

Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, age, disability, sex, childbirth (including pregnancy) or related medical conditions including but not limited to lactation, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital or familial status, genetic information, status with regard to public assistance, citizenship status or any other characteristic protected by applicable equal employment opportunity laws.

If interested, please apply here.

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