VC Associate @ Bain Capital Ventures in New York City, NY

Bain Capital Ventures is looking for an exceptional person to join our NY or Boston team as an Associate. The position is available for an immediate start. This Associate will work with Scott Friend and focus on B2B application software with a bent towards commerce technology as well as disruptive B2C opportunities. We are specifically looking for a highly entrepreneurial candidate with 2-4 years management consulting experience and/or high growth entrepreneurial experience, ideally with operating experience in a technology-driven company and an excellent academic record from an undergraduate school. Candidates with a strong network in NYC tech and the ability to attract top entrepreneurs to the BCV ecosystem will be given preference. We are looking for someone that is entrepreneurial, creative, self-starter with strong commercial instincts and outstanding interpersonal and analytical skills. Ideal candidate will be comfortable in a relatively unstructured office environment.


Associates focus on investments in early-to-growth stage companies within their respective sectors.  They are key team members, working directly with our Senior Principals and Partners. 

It’s a multi-faceted role spanning every aspect of how we deploy our investment dollars, including:

  • Sourcing investment opportunities – Associates play a key role in meeting and evaluating potential investment opportunities.  This could mean going to conferences, demo days, and meet-ups. Associates are expected to become a real part of the entrepreneurial ecosystem and to develop relationships with outstanding entrepreneurs.
  • Evaluating the merits of potential investments – Associates own and drive the investment evaluation process and work with the lead partner to assess industry attractiveness, competitive dynamics and risks, customer trends, etc. His/her efforts will be critical to shaping our investment decisions.
  • Working with portfolio companies on an on-going basis – The real work begins after we make the investment. Associates will have opportunities to partner closely with portfolio companies and help our founders with hiring, add-on M&A, business development, fund-raising and more.


Come learn from some of the best venture and growth capital investors in the business!  Bain Capital Ventures is the venture and growth equity affiliate of Bain Capital, and we invest in enterprise-focused technologies and healthcare companies across varied stages, sectors and geographies.  Potential investment sizes range from $1 million seed rounds to $100 million growth equity checks. 

We have an active portfolio of more than 100 portfolio companies, and our culture, capabilities and track record are built by helping founders and startups go-to-market.  We believe our access to Fortune 1000 executives is deeper than any other firm and, due to the unmatched global network of Bain Capital, we spend a significant amount of time helping our portfolio companies tap into opportunities in that ecosystem.  BCV maintains offices in Boston, New York City and San Francisco. With over $5 billion under management, we are currently investing from a $650 million fund along with a $250 million co-investment vehicle.

If interested, please apply here.

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