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VC Associate @ GE Ventures in Boston, MA

As an integral member of the GE Ventures (LinkedIn, Crunchbase) New Business Creations Growth Equity Team, the Senior Associate will play a key role working with leadership in developing business models, performing general business development, market research, and product research across various industries.

Essential Responsibilities:

This role will be key in evaluating and conducting diligence on investment and partnership opportunities and managing complex projects at various stages of maturity to help expand presence in areas of strategic growth. Other responsibilities include helping to bring entrepreneurial and innovative thinking and practices to GE businesses through collaborative projects with a variety of different stakeholders.

In the role of Senior Associate, Growth Equity you will:

  • Work with external and internal resources to determine new areas to explore and develop business opportunities
  • Participate in all aspects of company structuring: analysis, modeling, due diligence, structuring, documentation, negotiation, legal considerations, and investment committee presentations
  • Assist in the creation and execution of tactical plans for new business creation, including project management, diligence and business plan development. Reporting to senior management on above activities for portfolio reviews and/or investment committee, as well as on an as needed basis
  • Support portfolio company operations during formative stages of development
  • Provide business planning development and implementation support
  • Conduct market research and industry analysis
  • Engage in product research, including detailed feature analysis
  • Engage in due diligence on new business opportunities
  • Deliver presentations to internal constituents and partners
  • Support monthly, quarterly and annual reporting functions
  • Responsible for GEV brand and reputation management throughout all interactions
  • Represent GE in appropriate forums and be a spokesperson for the company on GE Ventures themes
  • Drive a high performance culture by fostering innovation, customer focus, personal accountability, commitment for results

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum 5 years of work experience in venture capital, strategy consulting at top tier firm, investment banking, or business development/operational role at a start-up company
  • Domain expertise in various industries (ex. transportation, aviation) and business development
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite including: Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook and high proficiency in Excel
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Eligibility Requirements:

 

  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job
  • Must be willing to travel 30%
  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in Menlo Park, CA or Boston, MA

If interested, please apply here.

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Written by sandeepashah

November 30, 2017 at 5:51 pm

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