FirstMark(LinkedIn, Crunchbase) is an early stage venture capital firm based in New York City. Our mission is to partner with entrepreneurs who are focused on solving meaningful problems and we are privileged to work alongside the founders of companies like Pinterest, Shopify, Airbnb, Riot Games, Upwork, InVision and dozens more.
We are looking for an Investment Associate to work alongside our five Partners in New York City. As an Associate, you will engage in a broad range of activities including: supporting our investment process (market research, analysis, etc.), supporting the FirstMark portfolio companies and community (research, recruiting, events, introductions, etc.), and representing FirstMark at various industry events and within the startup ecosystem, particularly in New York.
The ideal candidate has a strong point of view on emerging technologies and business models, has a tendency to go deep when researching ideas and knows their way around a spreadsheet with experience in financial and web-analytics modeling. We are looking for self-starters with a passion for technology, entrepreneurship, the Internet and all things startup. Top candidates will have 2 to 3 years of experience working at a VC firm, a tech company or in tech services such as tech-focused investment banking or consulting.
The role is intended to be a 2 to 3 year program, after which you might join a startup, launch a company, or pursue a graduate degree.
To apply, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and specify “2018 Associate Recruiting” in the header. Send us your resume and a note outlining why you are interested in the Associate role at FirstMark, and links to your online presence that will help us get to know you better. We’d love to see links to your LinkedIn profile, your blog, and any sites that represent you best (Twitter, Snapchat, Quora, Github, Behance, etc.).
We are excited to continue building our team in New York City and look forward to meeting you!