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VC Associate @ Space Angels in New York City, NY

Space Angels is the world’s leading source of capital for early-stage space ventures. Founded in 2007, the Space Angels portfolio includes many of the most prominent entrepreneurial space companies in the sector. Through a robust and streamlined web platform, Space Angels provides unparalleled deal access and comprehensible intelligence to its accredited investor members, making it easy to discover, select, and invest in the best space startups. Space Angels also manages a $50MM venture fund. Partnered with Space Angels, the fund benefits from unparalleled access to the best space investment opportunities and an established network that delivers real portfolio value.

Space Angels is ideal place for someone with an insatiable curiosity and a passion for solving the most complex problems of our time. Our team is small and growing, which means your work will be extremely diverse, unstructured and collaborative. If you have experience in early-stage investing and are excited about owning both strategy and process, then we would encourage you to consider this role further. Here are several additional qualifications we will be looking for:

• 1-3 years of venture capital, private equity, management consulting, or investment banking experience 
• Strong analytical, quantitative, research, and writing skills 
• Proficiency with Excel and PowerPoint 
• Entrepreneurial mindset (self-reliant, self-motivated, resourceful, out of the box thinking) 
• Demonstrated ability to get s**t done 
• Extraordinary attention to detail 
• Excels in dynamic, close-knit team environment

Bonus if you have: 
• MBA or other advanced finance degree 
• A passion for space and frontier technologies and deep respect for entrepreneurship

ABOUT THE ROLE 
As Associate, you will be an integral member of the Space Angels team, with a leading role in screening potential investments for Space Angels and its affiliate venture fund Space Capital, reporting directly to the CEO. The role will require someone well-versed in analyzing early-stage companies and nascent markets. Your responsibilities will include:

• Proactively identify and build relationships with high-potential startups and industry partners in the space industry 
• Evaluate potential investments in early-stage space companies through financial due diligence, market research, technology assessment, and competitive analysis 
• Assist in the preparation of fundraising documents, valuation memos, and investor updates 
• Update and maintain investment roadmap, investment database, and other internal market intelligence sources to inform investment decisions and provide though leadership 
• Present diligence information and investment theses to both fund investment commmittee and angel platform 
• Work with portfolio companies to provide support and guidance on financial reporting, strategy, network building, and other activities to accelerate growth and performance 
• Represent Space Angels in the startup and space community through attendence of seminars, conferences, and events to create a network of technology executives, entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, and others within the industry

 

 

If interested, please apply here.

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Written by sandeepashah

August 3, 2018 at 12:32 am