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VC Director @ Samsung Catalyst Fund in San Jose, CA

Samsung’s Catalyst Fund invests for long term strategic value. Samsung’s Catalyst Fund is looking for someone who understands this and has the depth and experience to access deal flow and lead a high quality team with vision and focus. We are looking for a successful investor, someone who has seen multiple investment cycles and has proven judgment.

You must bring a strong track record investing across the East Coast in US and or Canada, into high growth, high tech businesses and the ability to work with investee companies to create long-term value. You will need to be adaptable and insightful when identifying new areas of opportunity and have an intrinsic understanding of global technology trends and applications.

As one of the largest technology companies in the world, Samsung has incredible resources at its disposal. The team has made a high number of investments globally and last year committed a significant level of capital to early stage businesses. This access to capital and deal flow will be attractive to the best investors in the market.

The investment motivations are broad: be it investing to bring great people into the business; investing in ideas that Samsung may eventually acquire, or investing for strategic advantage. To be successful, therefore, the right person will be creative and will know “which rocks to turn over.”

The right person will show strong entrepreneurial drive, have huge amounts of energy and an innate sense of where future value lies. Samsung’s Catalyst Fund is looking for someone who can generate their own deal flow and attract market-leading businesses. You are the type of person that will put Samsung at the cutting edge of disruptive technology investments in the Eastern US and Canada and you will have a real sense of how to do this.

The right person will truly understand the scope of this opportunity and have the drive and ambition to leverage the financial, technological and operational resources of Samsung to make incredible flagship deals across Eastern USA and Canada.

Internal relationships in Samsung are key and you will need to be able to foster relationships across the organization to everyone’s benefit. You will be an influencer, have natural gravitas and strong communication and presentation skills. You will recognize that it will be important to your future success to build your own reputation within the firm from the most junior analyst to the CEO of Samsung and Samsung Electronics.

The role will operate from the East Coast.

 

If interested, please apply here.

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Written by sandeepashah

March 29, 2018 at 4:03 am