VC Professional @ Cottonwood Technology Fund in Santa Fe, NM

Cottonwood Technology Fund is an early-stage venture capital fund (investments in high-tech in pre-seed / seed stage). To expand our team we are looking for a highly talented Venture Capital professional (potential partner level).

Location: New Mexico – Santa Fe / Albuquerque (or willing to move to New Mexico within a certain period).

Main tasks

  • Deal sourcing: pro active building / maintaining a network with relevant Technology Transfer Offices from technical universities and research institutes in the Southwest USA (Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Colorado and Utah).
  • Screening and scouting technologies, make notes in our CRM deal flow database.
  • Due diligence of new potential investments, with main focus on patents, technology and markets.
  • Writing investment memos, valuation analysis, market analysis and competition analysis.
  • Active involvement in supporting portfolio companies: opening doors at corporates, help raising next funding rounds, strategy alignment, pro-active and hands-on support.
  • Board Observer of portfolio companies (with the potential to grow to Board Member).
  • Building and maintaining a network with corporate venturing teams.
  • Building relationships with (potential) Limited Partners.
  • Willing to travel within the Southwest USA / Silicon Valley (and in the future probably a few times per year to Europe).

Current experience / qualifications

  • Entrepreneurial mindset / entrepreneurs experience.
  • Graduated from a top tier technical university (hard science background) preferably with a MBA-degree or similar.
  • Minimum of 7 years experience in a VC-firm, technology consulting, tech startup CEO, or…
  • Combination of intellectual, social, communication and entrepreneurial skills.
  • 24/7 mentality, outstanding analytical skills, attention to detail and pro-active.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • High level of energy, enthusiasm, and commitment to success.

What we offer

  • Work together with VC-veterans in a top-performing VC firm
  • International working environment
  • Salary and performance-based bonuses

If interested, please apply here.

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