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MBA Internship @ Touchdown Ventures in San Francisco, CA

Touchdown Ventures is expanding our team and we are currently seeking an MBA intern to join the San Francisco office for the spring and summer periods (or to start as soon as available). The internship will be for approximately 10 hours per week during the school year and full-time over the summer.The candidate will work closely with the leadership team at Touchdown and be responsible for a variety of investment tasks with a particular emphasis on researching specific industries of interest to the firm, sourcing new investment opportunities and conducting due diligence. The candidate will have the opportunity to obtain significant venture capital investment experience. Job responsibilities include:

  • Track and report on deal flow generated by our team
  • Assist team in maintaining our firm’s deal database
  • Conduct research on sectors of interest to the firm
  • Identify target companies and source attractive investment opportunities
  • Evaluate business plans from prospective investment opportunities
  • Assist with due diligence & deal execution

Requirements

Candidates should be resourceful and flexible. You must be detail oriented and a self-starter who enjoys working in a collegial environment. Minimum 4 years work experience and the ability to demonstrate:

  • Background and experience evaluating start-ups
  • Critical thinking, including superior research and analytical skills
  • Strong competency in Excel – experience w/ databases & data manipulation is a plus
  • Ability to ‘think outside the box’ – constantly searching for new ways of doing things
  • Excellent writing skills including knowledge of grammar, spelling, and word usage
  • Must be a team player whose superior communication skills facilitate working with entrepreneurs and technical professionals inside and outside the organization
  • Exemplary follow through with minimal supervision
  • Enthusiasm and desire to learn about venture capital
  • Legally authorized to work in the U.S.

If interested, please apply here.

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Written by sandeepashah

January 18, 2020 at 4:46 am

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