VC Associate @ Trident Capital in San Mateo, CA

Trident Capital Cybersecurity (Linkedin, Crunchbase) is a sector-focused, early-stage venture capital firm in San Mateo. We are a team of 6 investing professionals exclusively investing in the next generation of leading and disruptive cybersecurity companies.
Our first fund, completed in early 2017, was oversubscribed at $300M. We are looking to add one to two Associates or Senior Associates to the investment team.
  • Direct support to partners across a broad range of initiatives / deliverables
  • Assist in the investment process from initial meeting to due diligence
  • Research and develop intelligence on emerging trends and disruptive companies
  • Create thesis-driven market map analyses identifying incumbents, differentiations and emerging leaders
  • Prepare written materials, including due diligence summaries, investment memoranda and portfolio reporting
  • Coordinate internal operations such as weekly roundup meetings, CRM, research databases
  • Build financial models for business cases to support investment decisions
  • Develop ecosystems of peer VCs, entrepreneurs and advisors


  • Outstanding academic achievement in a technical or quantitative field
  • 2-6 years experience, including product management, (management) consulting, investment banking, venture or private equity
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Foundational analytical and data synthesizing capabilities in Excel and Powerpoint
  • Curiosity and interest in cybersecurity, technology and entrepreneurship
  • Interest in a long-term investing role with room for growth
  • Ability to manage, collaborate and work successfully in a lean team environment
  • Superior work ethic, self-driven with attention to detail and follow-through
  • Senior Associate: Advanced degree (MS or MBA) a plus but not required

If interested, Qualified candidates can send their resume to

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