VC Associate @ ICONIQ Capital in San Francisco, CA

ICONIQ Capital is a privately-held investment firm that serves some of the world’s most influential families and organizations. We are a trusted advisor and thought partner, facilitating meaningful strategic relationships across investment opportunities, family governance and global impact. ICONIQ provides financial advisory, family office services and manages direct investments across asset classes, with specific focus on technology growth equity, venture capital, middle market buyout and real estate.

OPEN POSITION: Investment Associate

This is an opportunity to join the Investment Strategy Group (ISG), supporting all facets of the investment program, including: investment selection, fund and co-investment due diligence and monitoring, asset allocation, performance analysis, risk management, macro and market research, and portfolio strategy. This role offers a high degree of collaboration with senior team members and the ability to drive results for the organization and our families.


  • Evaluation of investment managers across public markets and private markets, including private equity, venture capital, hedge funds, fixed income, equity, credit, and real estate
  • Monitoring existing managers and co-investments
  • Building and maintaining investment database and forward calendar of potential opportunities
  • Developing proprietary research on asset classes and capital markets
  • Conducting performance measurement and attribution
  • Supporting investment operations and technical systems
  • Improving and developing proprietary quantitative models and forecasts
  • Continuing to drive improvements in the due diligence and monitoring process
  • Working closely with family office teams on the execution of portfolio strategies


  • Minimum 2-4 years of experience in buy-side investing, equity or fixed income research, investment banking, consulting, or other quantitative role with a proven record of academic achievement
  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, economics, mathematics, or another quantitative field from a top university
  • CFA and/or CAIA preferred


  • Strong understanding of investment principles
  • Works in an open and dependable manner
  • Able to identify relevant data and analyze a complex problem
  • Adapts quickly to shifting priorities and demands
  • Communicates clearly and fluently
  • Actively networks and data mines for new opportunities
  • Compares and assesses alternatives
  • Identifies and collects data requirements to analyze a complex problem
  • Uses a data-driven approach to decision making

If interested, please apply here.

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