VC Internship @ Anthos Capital in Los Angeles, CA

Anthos Capital (Linkedin, Crunchbase) is seeking multiple Full-Time Summer Interns to work directly in their Los Angeles, CA office. Successful interns will be extended the opportunity to continue on as full-time analysts following graduation. 

We have been around for 10 years, 3 funds, and we invest in exceptional, early- and mid-stage private companies. We are generalist investors, and have worked with category-leading companies in areas including software, consumer-internet, and mobile gaming. Our partners have founded, led and held senior roles in major financial firms like Goldman Sachs, Summit Partners, Interwest Partners, and public companies like Starbucks and Under Armour.

We seek and explore persuasive thesis about long term change and invest in the compelling companies and addictive products that embody those theses. We invest anywhere form $5M to $50M+ in each opportunity. 

The Internship:

We are looking for full time summer interns to work directly with our investors to help source deals and evaluate potential investments. The summer 2018 internship is for juniors/rising seniors, is 8 weeks, and paid, and is on site in our LA office. 

Following training, you will represent Anthos in their outreach to emerging company CEO’s. Anthos investment team will help you analyze the opportunities you generate, work through hundreds of companies to help you understand what differentiates a good investment from an extraordinary one, and hone your ability to perform quantitative and qualitative analysis of growth stage companies.

Ideal Candidates will be in their Junior year, have a strong academic record at a leading college or university, excellence in a varsity sport or leadership in an extracurricular activity, outgoing personality, entrepreneurial spirit, persistence, curiosity, and strong work ethic. We also have part-time, remote internship opportunities available during the fall and spring semesters. 

If interested, email resume to by December 31st, 2017. Please include in your response to the below assignment.

Investment Summary: Identify 5 companies that you are excited about and beleive fit Anthos investment criteria. For each company, summarize in a total of 4 bullet points (1-2 sentences):

  • How you found the company
  • What the company does
  • Why you are excited about the company
  • What is your biggest concern/risk

To help you focus your search the companies should have:

  • Raised <$10MM in outside capital (you can use Crunchbase to verify).
  • Demonstrated some traction in the marketplace.

Sourcing exercise: Identify 10 different sourcing methods you could use to find an exciting company. Be creative and prioritize approaches that you think other venture capital investors might not be using. (ex. Conference sponsor lists, job postings for sales reps).

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