VC Analyst @ ACME General in New York City, NY

ACME General Corp. is a privately-held professional services company focused on connecting public sector clients with innovative early-to-mid-stage start-ups as well as other stakeholders from across academic, industry, and the financial sector to drive the delivery of cutting-edge solutions to critical public sector challenges and the disruptive evolution of legacy client systems and service models.

Job Description

Venture Analysts with the ACME General team work closely with company leadership and clients to:

  • develop structures and processes for public sector client venture capital initiatives
  • support public sector client venture capital initiative implementation activities
  • support public sector client venture capital initiative co-investment relationship management activities

Key Responsibilities

Key responsibilities of a Venture Analyst with the ACME General team include, but are not limited to, the need to:

  • analyze, assess, specify, and recommend  public sector venture capital model
  • support implementation of public sector venture capital initiatives
  • support operational activities of public sector client venture capital initiatives
  • develop expertise in and support cultivation of relationships with potential co-investors
  • develop expertise in and support cultivation of relationships with potential venture-backable start-ups in multiple geographies and technology sectors

Professional Experience/Qualifications/Competencies/Traits

A successful candidate for a Venture Analyst position with the ACME General team will possess most, if not all, of the following attributes:

  • bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience, preferably in a financial or management field
  • financial industry background with preference for experience in fund formation and/or investor relations
  • Demonstrated ability to take ownership of an initiative and independently drive that initiative to a successful outcome
  • highly process-oriented with excellent analytical and quantitative skills and strong attention to detail
  • strong written and oral communication skills with an ability to anticipate client and management needs and to ask well-crafted questions that generate meaningful insights
  • the willingness to advocate a viewpoint through active debate while also being self-reflective and receptive to feedback
  • a relentless need for intellectual stimulation including a commitment to truth-seeking, a willingness to ask questions, and the intellectual honesty to admit when something is unknown
  • an unwavering commitment to the highest standards of honesty and ethical behavior and a willingness to prioritize the needs of the client and team over the self when necessary
  • the endurance to sift through detailed and dense information and decipher the actionable data
  • a collaborative, team-oriented approach combined with an entrepreneurial mindset and the ability to work autonomously in the absence of constant oversight and direction
  • 4 years+ relevant work experience preferred

Equal Opportunity Employer

ACME General Corp. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, or other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.


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