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VC Associate @ LG Ventures in Santa Clara, CA

At LG we make products and services that make lives better, easier and happier through increased functionality and fun. Put simply, we offer the latest innovations to make “Life Good” – from home appliances, consumer electronics, vehicle components and mobile communications to business innovations in digital signage, air conditioning, solar and LED lighting. As a global leader, we strive for greatness in product leadership, market leadership and people leadership to realize our growth strategies.

We offer an environment that enables colleagues to demonstrate their capabilities, focus on their work and create value. At LG, you’re encouraged to take a creative and individual approach to challenges with strong emphasis placed on performance and skill—and equal, merit-based opportunities across the board. We want our colleagues to grow with our global business. That’s why we deliver sure rewards for exceptional performance and offer industry-leading benefits. Come join the team!

LG Technology Ventures, a venture investment arm of LG Group established in May 2018, is looking for a dynamic, experienced investment associate in the California Bay Area to lead early-stage venture investments. We offer an environment that enables colleagues to demonstrate their capabilities, focus on their work and create value. At LG, you’re encouraged to take a creative and individual approach to challenges with strong emphasis placed on performance and skill—and equal, merit-based opportunities across the board. We want our colleagues to grow with our global business. That’s why we deliver sure rewards for exceptional performance and offer industry-leading benefits. Come join the team! It is an exciting opportunity to influence strategy and directions at a newly established firm within the global conglomerate.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Assist the investment directors throughout the investment process from sourcing deals to screening / due diligence / writing memos for investment committee
    • Synchronize investment strategy by regularly communicating with the business development team
    • Develop thesis on investment opportunities, based on financial and strategic analysis
    • Actively network with top-tier VC’s and CVC’s to source premium deals
    • Participate in due diligence
    • Work with external counsel for legal due diligence
    • Assist in the management of portfolio companies post-investment
    • Project a positive image of LG Group. Create synergistic relationship between LG Group and local venture ecosystem

 

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree required in Electrical Engineering, Physics, Chemical, Material Science or Computer Science.
  • Master’s degree in Engineering or MBA is strongly preferred
  • Minimum 2 years substantive work experience, preferably from a major Consulting firm, Investment Bank or Venture Capital firm
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills. Ability to juggle multiple priorities independently or as part of a team in tight timeline.
  • Bilingual (Korean/English) skill is desired, but not a must.
  • Willingness to travel internationally as needed ( 2~5 times a year)

If interested, please apply here.

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Written by sandeepashah

November 15, 2018 at 2:23 am