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VC Associate (Technical) @ Fin Venture Capital in San Francisco, CA

We are seeking to hire new teams member who are passionate about finding, researching, and supporting companies that are transforming the Financial Services industry. Fin VC has a global remit and is expanding its SF and NYC teams at the Sr. Associate and Associate levels, who will have the following responsibilities:

Sourcing:

  • Conducting market analysis and opportunity identification via academic research, customer interviews, conferences, incubator and University demo days, and peers (Angels/VCs).
  • Proactively developing relationships with identified early stage (Seed, Series A, and B) companies that align to our investment theses and scope
  • Help manage the investment pipeline process
  • Creating content, events, and more to build the firm’s brand in the global market

Technical Diligence and Investment Execution:

  • Support the team’s initial screening and subsequent deep due diligence of potential investments – particularly in tech stack evaluation, assessment of technical scale/enterprise readiness, and technical/cyber risks.
  • Support development of diligence materials and Investment Memo/Scorecard
  • Liaise with team members to support diligence checks (product, tech, and finance) and finalize investment execution (legal and finance)

Portfolio Company – Technical Operating Support:

  • Support portfolio companies around product and engineering strategy and talent sourcing
  • Help gather and manage product roadmap and technical milestones on a Quarterly basis

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Excitement to join an emerging manager and help build a specialist VC focused on FinTech globally
  • Deep network and experiencing in working across the US and/or EU markets
  • Passion for the intersection of Financial Services and technology, along with InsureTech and adjacent spaces
  • 2-4 years (Associate), 3-5 years (Sr. Associate) of previous work experience, ideally with a background in technical operating roles in FinTech companies (Engineering or Product Management)
  • B.S. in related fields and deep technical experience. MS preferred for Sr. Associate level.
  • Diverse experiences and backgrounds preferred – we believe diverse teams drive better outcomes
  • Strong grasp of technology trends and business models in FinTech
  • Small working team experience, strong interpersonal skills, critical thinking, and an exceptional work ethic and discipline. We have a merit-driven and flat culture, with specific metrics/milestones for career progression, we always aim to hire and train everyone as future GPs.
  • Preference and consideration given to foreign language capabilities, particularly in Spanish, Mandarin, and Arabic
  • Fin VC provides ALL team members with competitive compensation and Carried Interest equity in any funds they work on
  • SF or NYC based preferably – open to relocation support for the right talent!

If interested, please apply here.

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Written by sandeepashah

October 30, 2020 at 1:49 am

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