VC Internship @ Seedstars Africa Ventures in Paris, France

Seedstars Africa Ventures is a 100m$ venture fund investing in innovative, early-stage, high-growth companies across the continent and providing them with first-class support. The fund leverages the existing operations of Seedstars’ accelerator in 25+ countries in Sub Saharan Africa.

Seedstars Africa Ventures is looking for a 6-months intern. This is a unique opportunity to work in the VC space in a newly created fund, while making a difference by supporting innovating entrepreneurs in Africa.

The intern will assist the team in:

  • Screening and reviewing investment opportunities;
  • Carrying the due diligence process, engaging with founders along with the fund Partners; collecting, organizing and analysing reported information;
  • Preparing Investment Memos to present to the Investment Committee;
  • Managing fund communication, including working on presentations and supporting its online presence and reach;
  • Undertaking ad hoc market research.

The candidate should have:

  • A strong interest in the VC and investment space, as well as a strong interest in emerging markets, and particularly Africa;
  • A prior internship experience in an investment fund, an investment bank, a management consultancy, or an audit firm. Experiences with leading scale-ups will also be considered;
  • Strong analytical and writing skills, with capacity to multi-task and meet deadlines;
  • A strong command of English (both written and verbal);
  • Experience in using Office, including Excel.

Location : this internship is based in Paris and can be thereafter extended into full-time employment based in Nairobi, Kenya.

If interested, please apply here.

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