Venture Capital Jobs Blog

Curated by John Gannon and Team

VC Director @ Koch Disruptive Technologies in Austin, TX

Capturing tomorrow’s opportunities means embracing disruption and transformation today. Koch Disruptive Technologies (KDT) invests in principled entrepreneurs across a range of industries who are building transformative companies that are changing the world. https://www.kochind.com/companies/koch-disruptive-technologies KDT is seeking an Investment Director who will help lead and build the Venture Portfolio. This will include originating through supporting early stage startups.

A Successful Candidate Will Have The Following Attributes:

  • Experienced originator with a strong network of founders and CEOs
  • Visionary thinker with keen instincts to screen teams, cultures, and technologies
  • Collaborative and fosters a positive team environment
  • Ability to build a pipeline of high-quality, early-stage opportunities
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong economic and technological decision-making

The core investment team is located in Wichita, KS. While there is flexibility to be remote, preference will be given to locations that have strong startup communities, including:

  • Silicon Valley/San Francisco Bay Area
  • Austin
  • Denver

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Originate, screen, and select early stage opportunities, while expanding entrepreneur & knowledge networks
  • Drive investment decisions though market trends, competitive analysis, and financial insights
  • Manage the diligence process by focusing on key drivers, investment criteria and deal structuring
  • Lead portfolio management efforts through monitoring risks, gaps and support areas
  • Articulate opportunities to senior management that clearly frame the technology, economics, range of outcomes, synergies and risks
  • Assume responsibility for 100% compliance with the laws, regulations, company policy, and industry standards applicable to this role

The Experience You Will Bring

  • 5+ years of work experience in venture capital, with startup valuation and diligence experience
  • Strong industry insights and founder networks
  • Skilled and adaptable to various collaborative software platforms, including but not limited to D365, Excel, PowerPoint and more
  • Ability to travel as needed (up to 25%)

Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.
Equal Opportunity Employer.
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

If interested, please apply here.

to be alerted

Written by sandeepashah

August 17, 2020 at 2:18 am

%d bloggers like this: