VC Associate @ Inspired Capital in New York City, NY

Inspired Capital is looking for a full-time Venture Associate to join its growing team. As a Venture Associate, you will work in lock-step with our investing team, playing a critical role in the entirety of the deal flow process. You are motivated, high energy, detail-oriented, and passionate about startups. You will play an integral role on the Inspired team, executing on the firm’s strategy alongside a team of proven startup operators.


Key Responsibilities


  • Support active deals through market research, financial analysis, and modeling.
  • Compose investment memos, outlining the pros and cons of potential investments.
  • Act as an ambassador of the firm, sourcing new opportunities and evaluating companies.
  • Research emerging industries and become a subject matter expert in key areas that align with the firm’s thesis.
  • Provide support to portfolio companies with business development, recruiting and fundraising



  • Self-starter, with a commitment to learning
  • Data-oriented and analytical thinker
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work seamlessly with everyone from senior members of the team to portfolio founders
  • Obsessed with entrepreneurship and the NYC tech ecosystem
  • Proficient in modeling, market-sizing, and presenting data-driven and qualitative analysis
  • 2-4 years of experience in consulting, finance and/or start-ups


About Inspired Capital


Headquartered in NYC, Inspired Capital is a new early-stage venture capital firm founded by Alexa von Tobel and Penny Pritzker. Leveraging a team of highly proven and differentiated founders, Inspired Capital is operating as a builders fund, helping the next wave of entrepreneurs to build great companies. The fund seeks to invest in early stage opportunities where it believes it is advantaged, with a particular focus on consumer technology and financial technology. Inspired will also incubate companies when the fund has developed a strong investment thesis and can build a market leading team.


We are an equal opportunity employer.


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