VC Analyst @ Dell Technologies Capital in Palo Alto, CA

Our Venture Capital team is at the heart of the Dell Technologies Family Innovation Engine. It invests in emerging startups and provides the resources, expertise, and scale to help them reach their full potential. The Dell Technologies Capital investment team invests over $150M annually across a number of sectors including Silicon, Enterprise Infrastructure, Developer/DevOps, Apps & Data Services, and Cyber Security. This team has been the key investor in category defining startups such as Arista Networks (ANET), Cylance, Docusign (DOCU), Graphcore, JFrog, Nutanix (NTNX), RedLock, and Zscaler (ZS).  You’ll be operating in a small, high performing team supporting our investors in early stage deal sourcing, market/theme analyses, competitive assessments, investment diligence, financial modeling, and assisting in formal program and investment opportunities thesis development.

We are seeking a financial analyst to work on various initiatives in a dynamic, fast paced environment within a premier corporate venture firm located in PALO ALTO, CA. Successfully assist with many activities within the Dell Technologies Capital venture organization.  You will deliver key market analyses, complete valuation and exit analysis, and conduct startup/early stage scans for landscape analysis as well as financial modelling.We want you if you are an individual with exceptional organizational, and communication skills; can handle multiple project tasks while working within deadlines and interacting effectively across many levels of management. 


·Conduct early stage venture market analysis, startup landscapes, market opportunity sizing, and assess emerging venture areas

·Complete financial analysis for valuations and exit analysis

·Responsible for managing and tracking new start-ups

·Input portfolio data into tracking tool for financial modeling and portfolio reporting

·Research and develop market intelligence overviews and strategic tie-ins to Dell Technologies Strategically Aligned Businesses ( e.g. DELL, DELL|EMC, Virtustream, Pivotal, VMware, RSA, SecureWorks)

·Work with Sr. Mgmt. and Managing Directors on refining investment themes, market landscapes

·Work with all Managing Directors and Sr. Management on strategic issues and directed investment opportunities


·Undergraduate degree in Finance or Accounting

·Regularly reviews technology blogs and research reports (e.g. VentureBeat, and TechCrunch, etc.)

·Some working knowledge of MS Excel and PowerPoint, Salesforce Knowledge a plus

·Ability to conduct primary research on a wide range of technology and business areas

·Some experience with scripting and parsing tools and techniques, SQL, databases, and use of open source software

·Likes to collaborate and can work independently with a willingness to work small projects for quick implementation with little direction

·Some Project/Program/Finance and Business Development experience

·A preliminary understanding of the venture capital industry and structure

·Strong problem solving skills, analytical capabilities, data analysis, attention to detail

·Excellent cross-group collaboration and communication skills


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