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Senior Associate/VP VC Job at WestSummit Capital in Menlo Park, CA

WestSummit Capital is hiring a Sr. Associate/VP investment professional for our Menlo Park, CA office location.

We are a Silicon Valley based top international growth capital investment firm focusing on technology investment with a unique China cross-border value-add strategy. We are looking for experienced and successful investment professionals with the passion and patience to grow to be a star investor in the tech space.

The position requirement:

  • Origination of investments – carrying out initial investment appraisals and due diligence
  • Execution of investments – full involvement in all aspects of the transaction process including valuations, preparing and reviewing of documents, negotiation, management of advisors through to completion
  • Portfolio management
  • Industry and sector research and analysis

The candidate:

  • Entrepreneurial attitude is the core of the business. We like to see people with positive and practical thinking, while always stretching to make the impossible possible.
  • Interested in meeting people, strong communication skills, has and able to build and nurture effective networks within the entrepreneur and investment communities (other VC/PE firms and corporate VCs). Existing professional net work in hi-tech/ Silicon Valley is preferred.
  • Strong business sense and deep understanding with the market dynamic of the Bay Area and Hi- tech industry.
  • Highly self-motivated, quick adaptive and learner, with deep industry insight in one or some of the sectors: TMT, Mobile Internet, Enterprise Software, Cloud Computing, Big Data IoT, Robotics, AI, VR/AR, etc.
  • Successful track record and background in VC/PE, corporate venturing, or investment banking and technology industry with at least 6 years relevant experience, ideally full participation with whole circle of 1-2 funds before. 
  • Bright team player who works effectively under pressure.

Please send your Cover Letter and Resume to us at: hr@westsummitcap.com.

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Written by John Gannon

August 18, 2016 at 9:07 pm

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