VC Analyst @ Cintrifuse in Cincinnati, OH

Cintrifuse’s mission is to lead and accelerate the continued development of Greater Cincinnati as a disruptive, tech-based innovation economy. Our vision is to establish Greater Cincinnati as the #1 start-up hub in the Midwest and among the top innovation hubs in the nation. To do this, we inspire ideas … empower founders … lure talent … and seduce investment … in ways that make our region a magnet for entrepreneurs and innovators worldwide.  A growing body of Cintrifuse work is centered on developing four strategic right to win “RTW” pillars – Future of Brand/Retail, Connected Health, FinTech/InsurTech and Supply Chain/Logistics.

Our work is gaining national recognition. Inc. Magazine just touted Cincinnati as the “absolute best model for startup success.” Check out “Inflection Point by Cintrifuse”

As part of the Cintrifuse organization and mission, we operate a “fund of funds” that provides exposure to a broad network of venture capital fund managers and thousands of startups, driving access to the best emerging technologies. Our strategy allows us to partner with top venture investors and generate strong financial returns.

Position Summary

Cintrifuse is looking for a motivated, proactive and energetic individual to join our company’s team as a Syndicate Fund Analyst. This is an exciting opportunity to work with a small, intelligent, committed and energetic group that is passionate about venture capital, innovation, and entrepreneurship. It will not only be incredibly challenging and rewarding but vital to the ability of Cintrifuse to continue outperforming its peers and delivering on its strategic innovation goals. As our Fund Analyst, you’ll work closely with our Fund Principal and Manager to aggregate and analyze data to provide visibility and insights for the team to make decisions across the Fund.

The Fund Analyst will assist with multiple tasks including fund diligence, fielding fund visits, preparing materials for investment committee meetings and other tasks. The primary job responsibilities include assisting with Cintrifuse’s effort to diligence venture capital funds, building a robust fund pipeline, completing quarterly reporting, working with existing portfolio funds, and supporting LP relations as needed.

The position will require interacting with fund managers, company management teams, limited partners, and large corporations; therefore, will necessitate a professional demeanor at all times. The appropriate candidate should have strong Excel modeling skills, ability to multitask and stay organized on various analytical projects, ability to maintain full confidentiality of all sensitive data and materials and must be detail oriented to accommodate the rigors of the diligence and investing process.

Cintrifuse offers a diverse set of experiences working with entrepreneurs to top-level executives. Whether you choose to grow within the company or pursue paths externally, the network and skills you build will be invaluable. Candidates should be proactive, independent, detail oriented, and take pride in a timely work product.  The position will be full time and will begin as soon as possible.

 Required Skills

  • A BA or MS in finance, accounting, economics, or similar degrees
  • Knowledge of Private Equity or Venture Capital industries
  • Proficiency in Excel – dynamic modeling, scenario analysis, charts, visualizations, and among others
  • Proficiency in Powerpoint formatting and development
  • Ability to conduct research end-to-end and present findings
  • Eagerness for continued learning

Optional Skills

  • Knowledge of technology industries and startups
  • Preferred: 2+ years of professional work experience in venture capital, investment banking, private equity or related fields. Will consider candidates with less job experience but with strong requisite skills.

 Ideal Characteristics and Traits

  • Clear understanding of finance, financial modeling and valuation techniques
  • Organized, detail oriented and able to multi-task, creating a thorough and accurate final work product while balancing other priorities
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication
  • Ethical, open-minded, and diplomatic
  • Self-generated appetite for work
  • Demonstrate the ability to competently work with limited direction using his/her own discretion and independent judgment
  • Proactive in suggesting programs and processes and providing needed work product
  • Demonstrated application of time management and project management concepts/skills
  • Effective communicator within a team and with partners
  • Coachable and open to constructive feedback to improve work product and process
  • Capable of using data to draw conclusions
  • Ability to take on ever increasing responsibilities and grow into a larger role
  • Ability to be a team player and operate in a high-functioning team environment

 Perks & Office Culture

  • Full Health benefits, 401k match, educational budget, competitive salary
  • Open office dynamic, collaborative co-working space at Union Hall
  • Casual dress code
  • Dog friendly
  • Access to all Cintrifuse and Union Hall events

 To apply, please send resume to


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