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Senior VC Associate @ Catalyst Investors in New York City, NY

Catalyst Investors is a growth equity firm that invests in software and technology-enabled services. We invest in growth-stage companies across vertical and horizontal software-as-a-service, next-gen infrastructure and business services. 

Associate 

Job Overview

Position: Pre-MBA Associate, Full-Time 
Location: New York, NY 
Description: Responsibilities include deal origination, investment screening and transaction execution. This position is uniquely suited to candidates seeking a hybrid experience of deal sourcing and transaction execution.

Key Responsibilities

  • Conduct outreach to prospective investments, represent Catalyst at industry and investment conferences and engage in other direct deal generation activities 
  • Screen prospective investment opportunities
  • Write investment memos and other analyses of potential and existing investments
  • Conduct financial and business due diligence (e.g., industry analysis, competitive position, growth prospects)
  • Develop financial models to analyze investment returns and perform valuation analyses
  • Support team with quarterly reporting, annual meetings and client requests for information
  • Conduct market research and competitive analyses on technology-enabled industries as well as new verticals
  • Write industry research reports, articles and blog posts; participate in social media and PR programs

Requirements

  • 1-3 years of relevant work experience from a commercial or investment bank, venture capital, growth equity or private equity firm
  • Excellent academic credentials
  • Proof of ability to work in the U.S.

Senior Associate

Job Overview

Position: Senior Associate, Full-Time 
Location: New York, NY 
Description: Responsibilities include deal origination, investment screening, transaction execution and portfolio management. This position is uniquely suited to candidates seeking a complete investment lifecycle experience of deal sourcing and transaction execution to ongoing portfolio management.

Key Responsibilities

  • Conduct outreach to prospective investments, represent Catalyst at industry and investment conferences and engage in other direct deal generation activities 
  • Quarterback deal evaluation and execution processes with input from senior members of the Investment Team
  • Develop financial models to analyze investment returns and perform valuation analyses of potential and existing investments
  • Write investment memos and other analyses of potential and existing investments
  • Manage due diligence processes and vendors (e.g., legal, financial, technical)
  • Support senior members of the Investment Team with ongoing portfolio management
  • Support team with quarterly reporting, annual meetings and client requests for information
  • Work with associates to conduct market research and competitive analyses on technology-enabled industries as well as new verticals
  • Write industry research reports, articles and blog posts; participate in social media and PR programs

Requirements

  • 1-3 years of relevant work experience from a venture capital, growth equity or private equity firm; 4-7 years of total work experience
  • Excellent academic credentials
  • Proof of ability to work in the U.S.

Contact
To be considered for either the Associate or Senior Associate role, please send each of the following to resumes@catalyst.com:

  • Resume
  • Answers to the following questions (max. 200 words per response):
    • After reviewing our website and team, why do you think you would be a strong candidate for Catalyst? (Note: we presume you are smart and a hard worker!)
    • Based on our investment criteria and strategy, please name an interesting growth company for Catalyst and why.

 

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Written by sandeepashah

February 13, 2020 at 3:59 am

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