Closed Loop Partners (CLP) is an investment firm comprised of venture capital, growth equity, private equity and project finance as well as an innovation center focused on building the circular economy. We have built an ecosystem that connects entrepreneurs, industry experts, global consumer goods companies, retailers, financial institutions and municipalities. Our investments align capitalism with positive social and environmental impact by reducing waste and greenhouse gas emissions via materials innovation, advanced recycling technologies, supply chain optimization and landfill diversion. The Closed Loop Ventures Group invests in early-stage capital companies developing breakthrough solutions for the circular economy. Our portfolio includes companies developing leading innovations in material science, robotics, agritech, sustainable consumer products and advanced technologies.
We are seeking a Principal-level to join the existing Closed Loop Ventures Group, to support and lead diligence and transactions in support of the circular economy.
Source high quality early stage deal flow in sectors relating to the circular economy and manage internal database
Lead diligence on companies including both business model fundamentals and impact analysis
Negotiate and manage the transaction and closing processes
Monitor the portfolio by providing regular support to portfolio companies, reviewing company reports, and being an active board participant
Support investor reporting requirements and general fund management processes
Develop theses around specific verticals and create sharable content around these theses
Represent Closed Loop Ventures Group as thought leaders at conferences, in written and social media, and among investors
Work collaboratively with existing direct Closed Loop Ventures Group team (CEO, Executive Director, and Associate) and the broader Closed Loop Partners team
At least 5+ years alternative investment experience managing diligence processes & transactions
Analytical and detailed mindset, combined with the ability to zoom out to take a macro view. Engineering, scientific, or quantitative backgrounds are a plus
Independent and creative thinking skills driven by a relentless curiosity
Diverse and differentiated viewpoint
Ready and willing to intellectually spar with the exiting team, and change their opinion when presented with supporting evidence or convincing arguments – “strong opinions, weakly held”
Interest in coaching junior team members and portfolio company CEOs
Demonstrated sector interest
Strong oral and written communication, can clearly and concisely articulate their perspective
* Those without cover letters will not be considered.
Closed Loop Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality or sex.
If interested, please apply here.