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VC Analyst @ Female Founders Fund in New York City, NY

Female Founders Fund is hiring an analyst to join the investing team. The analyst will be a critical part of the team and will have exposure to all aspects of Female Founders Fund’s operations. This is an incredible opportunity to understand how early stage venture capital works from the ground up and be a part of a mission-driven early stage fund.

Who we are: Female Founders Fund is an early-stage venture fund investing in technology companies founded by women. Launched in 2014, the fund has built the most recognized brand investing in leading female-led technology companies like Zola, Tala, ELOQUII, Maven Clinic, Co–Star, Winky Lux, Billie and more.

The Role and Responsibilities:

-Support the investment and deal process including diligence and ongoing portfolio support and management
-Research and evaluate potential investments, including conducting diligence reviews of company teams, competitors, and customers
-Help manage operational functions such as moving deals through closing, monitoring historical portfolios, and tracking statistics for the team
-Partner with Head of Platform on fund promotional activities including marketing and community administration
-Coordinate internal operations such as weekly roundup meetings, CRM, and research databases

Requirements:
-2 years in Investment Banking, Private Equity, Venture Capital or Consulting
-Strong record of academic and professional success
-Demonstrated commitment to Female Founders Fund’s mission of supporting female entrepreneurs
-Robust analytical and data synthesizing capabilities in Excel and PowerPoint
-Excellent oral, written communication and presentation skills
-Demonstrated interest and experience in emerging companies, and some experience in company research and due diligence preparation
-Willingness to perform a variety of roles and to collaborate successfully on a lean team
-Superior work ethic and self-driven with attention to detail and follow-through
-Ability to manage multiple projects at once and to constantly reprioritize based on evolving fund opportunities and goals

Desired Qualities / Who You Are:

-Passion for Innovation: You have a strong interest or experience with our investment themes, including e-commerce, web-enabled products and services, marketplaces, and platforms.
-Detail oriented and data forward: You know how to tell a compelling story with data, feel right at home working with numbers and analytics, and can quickly distill critical insights.
-Community building: You are a natural connector and have a keen eye for how to uplift and inspire groups. You may have a track record of building communities in the past (at school, your job, your neighborhood, etc)
-Creative Energy: You have a background or set of experiences that enhances the diversity of perspectives at Female Founders Fund. Sense of humor is a plus.
-Resourceful and Mission-Driven: You know how to hustle and you thrive in entrepreneurial environments. No job is too small for you. You spring to action and get your hands dirty when necessary. You are inspired by the idea of making venture capital a more equitable industry.
-Confident Humility: You have executive presence paired with a low ego.

Additional Details: This position is based in Flatiron, NYC (no remote applications, please) and will report to FFF’s Founder.

If you are interested in this position:

(1) Please email your resume with subject line: “Analyst Application” to JOBS@FEMALEFOUNDERSFUND.COM

(2) Please complete a short video interview here: apply.myinterview.com/female-founders-fund-1/analyst

Female Founders Fund embraces diversity and equal opportunity. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills.

Female Founders Fund is hiring an analyst to join the investing team. The analyst will be a critical part of the team and will have exposure to all aspects of Female Founders Fund’s operations. This is an incredible opportunity to understand how early stage venture capital works from the ground up and be a part of a mission-driven early stage fund.

Who we are: Female Founders Fund is an early-stage venture fund investing in technology companies founded by women. Launched in 2014, the fund has built the most recognized brand investing in leading female-led technology companies like Zola, Tala, ELOQUII, Maven Clinic, Co–Star, Winky Lux, Billie and more.

The Role and Responsibilities:

-Support the investment and deal process including diligence and ongoing portfolio support and management
-Research and evaluate potential investments, including conducting diligence reviews of company teams, competitors, and customers
-Help manage operational functions such as moving deals through closing, monitoring historical portfolios, and tracking statistics for the team
-Partner with Head of Platform on fund promotional activities including marketing and community administration
-Coordinate internal operations such as weekly roundup meetings, CRM, and research databases

Requirements:
-2 years in Investment Banking, Private Equity, Venture Capital or Consulting
-Strong record of academic and professional success
-Demonstrated commitment to Female Founders Fund’s mission of supporting female entrepreneurs
-Robust analytical and data synthesizing capabilities in Excel and PowerPoint
-Excellent oral, written communication and presentation skills
-Demonstrated interest and experience in emerging companies, and some experience in company research and due diligence preparation
-Willingness to perform a variety of roles and to collaborate successfully on a lean team
-Superior work ethic and self-driven with attention to detail and follow-through
-Ability to manage multiple projects at once and to constantly reprioritize based on evolving fund opportunities and goals

Desired Qualities / Who You Are:

-Passion for Innovation: You have a strong interest or experience with our investment themes, including e-commerce, web-enabled products and services, marketplaces, and platforms.
-Detail oriented and data forward: You know how to tell a compelling story with data, feel right at home working with numbers and analytics, and can quickly distill critical insights.
-Community building: You are a natural connector and have a keen eye for how to uplift and inspire groups. You may have a track record of building communities in the past (at school, your job, your neighborhood, etc)
-Creative Energy: You have a background or set of experiences that enhances the diversity of perspectives at Female Founders Fund. Sense of humor is a plus.
-Resourceful and Mission-Driven: You know how to hustle and you thrive in entrepreneurial environments. No job is too small for you. You spring to action and get your hands dirty when necessary. You are inspired by the idea of making venture capital a more equitable industry.
-Confident Humility: You have executive presence paired with a low ego.

Additional Details: This position is based in Flatiron, NYC (no remote applications, please) and will report to FFF’s Founder.

If you are interested in this position:

(1) Please email your resume with subject line: “Analyst Application” to JOBS@FEMALEFOUNDERSFUND.COM

(2) Please complete a short video interview here: apply.myinterview.com/female-founders-fund-1/analyst

Female Founders Fund embraces diversity and equal opportunity. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills.

 

Written by sandeepashah

December 20, 2019 at 5:40 am

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