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VC Associate @ 618 Ventures in San Diego, CA

618 Ventures is a venture & growth capital firm backing bold management teams with disruptive technologies that will transform the future of human health. We invest in companies that are primed for accelerated growth and help them successfully navigate the critical transition from an early-stage venture with great potential to one maturing into the next category-defining company. We invest across a range of health technologies including devices, diagnostics, tools, therapeutics, software, and services. 

When we invest, we commit more than just capital. We bring our 100+ years of global operating experience whether through advice, connections, or rolling up our sleeves.

About The Role

618 Ventures is seeking a post-MBA Associate to join us. Reporting into a Managing Partner, the Associate will have broad exposure supporting the entire managing partnership and will be involved in 3 key areas:

  • New Investments – Associates will help our Partners evaluate, diligence, invest and support the next group of category-defining healthcare companies. Over time, Associates will also help to identify and source new investment opportunities
  • Portfolio Management – Associates will work with our Partners and portfolio company management teams on key initiatives that help them create value. Associates will also help manage portfolio company reporting and oversight
  • Firm Operations – Associates will support other areas as needed, including tracking healthcare and VC sector trends, attending key industry events, supporting meetings of our LPs/Investors, and special projects

Desired Qualifications

(1) Education from top schools, with an excellent record of academic achievement

  • MBA in relevant specialty (finance, entrepreneurship, general management), and
  • Bachelor’s in quantitative field (mathematics, data science, engineering, economics, finance), and
  • Degree in Life Sciences field (molecular biology, biochemistry, etc.)

(2) Early-career investing experience + healthcare industry knowledge, with an exceptional record of high achievement

  • 2-3 years of investing / financial experience (VC, growth equity, investment banking, corporate M&A, strategy consulting)
  • Exceptional quantitative modeling skills in Excel. Experience with cash flow modeling, investment valuation techniques
  • Relevant healthcare knowledge (industry value drivers, competitive landscape, R&D pipeline / technology, etc.)
  • Outstanding ability to distill complex ideas into effective communications – both verbally and visually (PowerPoint)

(3) Exceptional character and cultural fit

  • Passionate about making a difference in human health
  • Driven to lead and achieve
  • Boundless desire to learn and grow
  • Humility

** APPLICATION:  please submit resume and cover letter/email to team@618ventures.com **

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March 3, 2019 at 2:22 am

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