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VC Analyst @ Guardian Strategic Ventures in New York City, NY

Guardian Strategic Ventures (GSV) is the corporate venture capital arm of Guardian Life Insurance Company of America, a Fortune 500 company and one of the largest mutual life insurance companies in the United States. Guardian Life provides life, disability and dental insurance as well as employee benefits and 401(k) plans. GSVs purpose is to invest in innovative technologies that will further the business key objectives, which includes themes in automation, data and artificial intelligence.

Position Summary

As our Analyst within our Guardian Strategic Ventures team, you will support a variety of venture capital efforts, including identifying, investing and operationalizing early-stage technology companies with strategic relevance to Guardians business. This Analyst reports to the Managing Director, Strategic Ventures, and supports team efforts including but not limited to sourcing deals, due diligence efforts, portfolio management and other operational initiatives.

Your Responsibilities

  • Provide support to deal origination efforts, including market research, competitive analysis and financial modeling
  • Support investment and commercial opportunities that enable enterprise-wide strategic growth, superior customer service and operational efficiency by evaluating rapidly evolving technology venture-backed companies
  • Perform company analysis and company due diligence
  • Research, identify, and source new deal flow based on investment mandate
  • Actively help execute commercial opportunities with portfolio companies
  • Prepares pitch books, presentations, and other materials
  • Participate in reporting of current and/or prospective strategic investments
  • Meet with management teams and industry experts to source new ideas
  • Prepare investment memorandums and materials for review by investment committee
  • Lead efforts in implementing and overseeing proof-of-concept initiatives with portfolio companies and help scale those initiatives throughout numerous business lines to maximize impact
  • Serve as a resource to internal partners and provide ongoing assistance to ensure smooth transitions from proof-of-concept to production implementations

Reporting Relationships

As our Analyst, Guardian Strategic Ventures, you will report to our Managing Director, Strategic Ventures, Enterprise Capital Solutions who reports to our Vice President, Business Development, Enterprise Capital Solutions.

 

If interested, please apply here.

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Written by sandeepashah

February 1, 2020 at 9:11 pm

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