VC Associate @ SpringRock Ventures in Seattle, WA

SpringRock Ventures is seeking an Associate to help the team source, diligence and add value to our early stage investments at the convergence of healthcare and technology.  As an Associate, you will help us build a portfolio of compelling investments, develop a robust network of expert contacts, and engage in deep thematic research on the industry.  Expect to meet several interesting companies each week and will help a subset of them impact our world.

 When you join our team, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Conduct financial, business and product due diligence including meeting with company management teams; progress deals from first meeting to deal close
  • Produce clear and concise investment theses and memorandums
  • Develop financial models to project market size, investment returns and valuations
  • Conduct market research and competitive analysis within sub-sectors of healthcare and technology
  • Become a specialist over time in multiple verticals within the healthcare space to identify trends and recommend investment opportunities
  • Directly support senior investment team members to evaluate and diligence opportunities
  • Support team with quarterly reporting of portfolio performance
  • Utilize industry leading technology and data to create insightful analysis
  • Proactively develop relationships with identified early stage (Seed, Series A, and B) entrepreneurs and service providers that align to our investment theses and scope
  • Help manage the investment pipeline process
  • Assist in helping portfolio management teams after SpringRock’s investment
  • Create content, events, and more to enhance SpringRock’s brand in the market

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Have a demonstrated passion for emerging trends in healthcare and technology
  • Excitement to join and help build a venture fund portfolio
  • Be inquisitive and analytical in distilling abstract ideas into thoughtful insights
  • Show intuition through research and critical thinking; draw conclusions from imperfect information
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with proven ability to interact with business partners and clearly articulate ideas to gain support for credible ideas
  • Excel at networking and demonstrate ability to build strong relationships from first impression to long-term business partnerships
  • Venture capital, investment banking, consulting, private equity, corporate development,  or similar experience required; preferably focused in healthcare and technology
  • Operations background in startup or corporation is a plus, but not required
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to build financial models and understand startup companies’ business model and financing economics
  • Be or become Seattle based as the impact of Covid-19 wanes

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