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VC Associate @ New York Life Ventures in New York City, NY

A career at New York Life offers many opportunities. To be part of a growing and successful business. To reach your full potential, whatever your specialty. Above all, to make a difference in the world by helping people achieve financial security. It’s a career journey you can be proud of, and you’ll find plenty of support along the way. Our development programs range from skill-building to management training, and we value our diverse and inclusive workplace where all voices can be heard. Recognized as one of Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies, New York Life is committed to improving local communities through a culture of employee giving and service, supported by our Foundation . It all adds up to a rewarding career at a company where doing right by our customers is part of who we are, as a mutual company without outside shareholders. We invite you to bring your talents to New York Life, so we can continue to help families and businesses “Be Good At Life.” To learn more, please visit LinkedIn , our Newsroom and the Careers page of www.NewYorkLife.com .

About the Group: New York Life Ventures is New York Life’s strategic venture capital unit and Innovation Lab. The group is focused on sourcing innovative early-stage technologies for introduction into New York Life’s various operating businesses, while also making direct venture investments in early-stage technology companies as well as LP fund investments in a select set of top-tier venture capital funds. New York Life Ventures also houses an R&D Lab.

About the Role: With a rapidly growing portfolio of start-ups and venture funds and significant incremental capacity to invest, New York Life Ventures is seeking an Investment Associate to play a primary role in supporting the continued and significant future growth of the group’s venture investment portfolio. As a member of the investment team, the successful candidate will be expected to make an immediate impact supporting the end to end investment process (from research, to deal evaluation and due diligence, to transaction execution, through post-investment monitoring and all aspects of portfolio accounting and reporting). Importantly, and given New York Life Ventures’ strategic investment mandate, the successful candidate will actively demonstrate the ability to qualify and evaluate opportunities on both their investment and strategic merits.

Select Responsibilities To Include

  • Investment portfolio performance tracking, reporting and accounting
  • Support deal screening, evaluation, due diligence and execution
  • Industry research and competitive analysis
  • Financial modeling/valuation of investment opportunities
  • Preparation of investment presentations and proposals
  • Broader venture and public market research and analysis
  • Interface with NYLV Business Development team to understand depth and breadth of strategic opportunity(ies)
    Ideal candidate shall possess:
  • 2-3 years’ experience in PE/VC investments or a related field (e.g., corporate development, buy- or sell-side investment research, strategy consulting, investment banking, business or strategy at a technology company, etc.)
  • A demonstrated passion for technology, financial services and early-stage investing, coupled with an ability to think and operate within a “strategic” context
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to synthesize information quickly
  • Significant experience conducting detailed research and analysis (e.g., industry specific, competitive landscaping, addressable market analysis, etc.)
  • Strong financial modeling and equity valuation experience
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including a demonstrated ability to articulate investment and strategic merits/risks, with the ability to quickly pivot from the details to the “big picture”
  • Possess a growth mindset with a strong work ethic, attention to detail, high integrity and resourcefulness
  • Ability to work independently but also interactively within a team-oriented environment with a balance of confidence and humility

 

If interested, please apply here.

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Written by sandeepashah

January 14, 2019 at 2:33 am

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