VC Associate @ Point 72 Ventures in New York City, NY

We are looking for a passionate Associate to join the Ventures FinTech team to help assess and identify early stage investments in world-class startups. As an Associate, you will learn the inefficiencies that challenge the global financial services industry by helping us assess startup companies across financial services, build a robust network of expert contacts, and engage in deep thematic research on the industry. Expect to meet interesting companies each day while helping them make an impact on our world.

 When you join our team, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Conduct financial, business and product due diligence including meeting with company management teams; progress deals from first meeting to deal close
  • Produce clear and concise investment theses and memos
  • Develop financial models to project market size, investment returns and valuations
  • Conduct market research and competitive analysis within sub-sectors of financial services
  • Become a specialist over time in multiple verticals within the fintech space to identify trends and recommend investment opportunities
  • Directly support senior investment team members to evaluate and diligence opportunities
  • Support team with quarterly reporting of portfolio performance
  • Utilize industry leading technology and data to create insightful analysis

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Have a demonstrated passion for emerging trends in technology and financial services
  • Be inquisitive and analytical in distilling abstract ideas into thoughtful insights
  • Show intuition through research and critical thinking; draw conclusions from imperfect information
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with proven ability to interact with business partners and clearly articulate ideas to gain buy-in
  • Excel at networking and demonstrate ability to build strong relationships from first impression to long-term business partnerships
  • Venture capital, private equity, banking, consulting or similar experience required; preferably focused in financial services or technology
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Able to build financial models and understand startup companies’ economics

If interested, please apply here.

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