VC Associate @ GC1 Capital in San Diego, CA

GC1 Holding is a multinational holding group with investments and wholly owned companies in the following industries: Retail, Consumer Banking, Financial Services, Technology, Hospitality, Agriculture, Real Estate Development, Healthcare and more.

You will work with and report directly to the head of GC1 Ventures, who manages a venture capital portfolio, and reports to the GC1 Holding Investment Committee and GC1 Holding Board.


Job Description & Key Responsibilities:

You will play a role in all aspects of GC1 Holding’s liquid portfolio investment strategy and implementation. You will be part of a small team managing a diverse portfolio, with a specific focus on private and public technology equities.


Responsibilities will include:

  • Technology Market Research: Conduct research and analysis to identify companies, industries and macro/country trends. Stay up-to-date on industry trends, company news and regulatory issues.
  • Investment Strategy Recommendation: Provide investment recommendations within the context of the greater portfolio based on research and in-depth analysis.
  • Deal Execution: Conduct due diligence, develop and negotiate the terms of investments, and assist with the final execution and documentation.
  • Portfolio Management: Understand investments under management through active monitoring and evaluation of company and fund performance. Understand the cost structure of all investments.
  • Bank Liaison: Manage relationships with several international banks.
  • Financial Analysis & Reporting: Gather, analyze and present data and information, prepare detailed Excel reports.
  • Public Equity Portfolio Management: Analyze equity securities for investment purposes. Create and maintain a company watchlist, financial models on individual companies, and price targets. Monitor individual securities daily. Interpret developments that may impact share price performance on a longer-term basis such as macro-economic news and company-specific developments.


Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Financial-banking industry experience (2-5 years).
  • Public Equity Research or Buyside experience with an institutional investing firm (2-5 years).
  • Asset or Risk Management experience, working directly with a Portfolio Manager in the development of a balanced portfolio of different asset classes (2-5 years).
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English). Full working proficiency in both languages.


Desired Expertise:

  • Experience in building, analyzing and testing financial models.
  • Ability to analyze a broad diversity of asset classes and the capability to build a holistic investment strategy based on findings.
  • Ability to analyze businesses, build valuation models, and analyze investment opportunities in the public and private markets.
  • Deep knowledge of macroeconomic trends and the ability to present detailed findings that will drive a successful overall portfolio strategy.


Desired Strengths:

  • Strong analytical / research-based background and investigative curiosity.
  • Understanding of the capital markets and stock markets, and a passion for investing.
  • Thorough understanding of modern economics and geopolitical diplomacy and their impact on investment philosophy.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to interact effectively with a diverse team and in diverse situations.
  • Strong valuation and financial modeling skills.
  • Ability to lead and perform end-to-end due diligence processes.
  • Ability to accel in a startup environment with minimal direction.



  • Bachelor’s degree in a quantitative field such as finance, economics, engineering or mathematics desired; CFA or MBA preferred.


Minimum Requirements To Apply:

  • Willingness to move to San Diego if not already here and willingness to regularly travel to Mexico.
  • Currently eligible to legally work in the US.
  • Financial-banking industry experience (2-5 years).
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English). Full working proficiency in both languages.



  • Competitive salary in between $120,000 and $150,000, subject to experience. Full benefits package and opportunities for continued education. The company does not offer a bonus plan or other forms of compensation.