VC Analyst @ EquityZen in New York City, NY

EquityZen is an early-mid stage financial technology company, backed by leading venture and private equity investors. We’re looking for an Investment Analyst to join EquityZen’s growing team as we redefine private markets. Join us if you are interested in gaining exposure to the private venture-backed technology space and are energized by personal and team growth. If becoming an Investment Analyst and being a key contributor to hitting our ambitious goals invigorates you, let’s chat! Our team is a group of ambitious, yet humble people across all disciplines and backgrounds. Have a look at our team and values and join us if you’re interested in these set of values.
Our platform enables large, private companies to deliver liquidity to their shareholders while providing investors access to invest in these proven, pre-IPO companies. EquityZen has served over 150 pre-IPO technology companies and is proud to be considered a liquidity provider for 1 out of 3 of the largest unicorns. A testament to EquityZen’s secure, paperless, and industry-defining online investment platform, we have successfully completed 8500+ private placement transactions. Focusing on automating an antiquated offline process has allowed us to lead the charge in building more efficient, cost-effective, and transparent private markets. Watch this short video to learn more:
  • Work closely with our internal team of Investment Associates and Accredited Investors (our clients)
  • Assist with day-to-day tasks vital to the success of the Investment Sales team including handling client inquiries, helping to execute transactions, providing market color, and other ad hoc projects
  • Keep abreast of the latest developments in Private Markets
  • Conduct research on individual company offerings to highlight talking points
  • Qualify and identify prospective investors for proactive sales campaigns
  • Help with reporting and analytics in order to define and test best practices
  • 1+ years of relevant experience ideally in private wealth management, venture capital, or private equity
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • An interest in the venture capital asset class
  • Strong communication skills (verbal, listening and written)
  • Highly organized and works hard and smart with attention to detail
  • Experience with lead generation/prospecting and/or Sales Development
  • Collaborative approach and team player mentality
  • Process-oriented, data-driven and tech-forward
  • Self-driven, motivated and results driven
  • FINRA Series 7 and 63 licensed (will need to obtain within the first 3 months of employment)
  • Experience with HNWI investor channel
  • Comprehension of valuation metrics
  • Familiarity with Salesforce, Asana, Slack, Kibana, Excel, & SQL
  • Helping to develop a cutting-edge FinTech marketplace
  • Work cross-functionally with supply, research, deal, product and marketing teams
  • Equity, competitive salary, full employee benefits (health, dental, vision), flexible paid time off, stocked fridge, supply of snacks, weekly catered lunch and more!
  • Opportunity to work with a smart, passionate, mission-focused team that also knows how to have fun

If interested, please apply here.

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