Senior VC Manager @ Applied Ventures in San Francisco, CA

Applied Ventures, LLC is the venture capital arm of Applied Materials, Inc., (NASDAQ: AMAT), the global leader in nanomanufacturing technology solutions for the electronics industry with a broad portfolio of innovative equipment, service, and software products. At Applied Materials, we apply nanomanufacturing technology to improve the way people live. Applied Ventures is an evergreen fund with over $300M+ in invested capital and has made over 85 investments globally.

Applied Ventures invests in early-stage technology companies that promise to deliver high growth and exceptional returns. Our charter is to profitably invest in companies that provide a window on technologies that advance or complement Applied Materials’ core expertise. Our investments help develop technologies and markets that provide natural extensions to Applied Materials’ core business and stimulate the growth of applications for semiconductors, displays, energy, life sciences, deeptech, and related products and services.

Applied Ventures is seeking an Investment Manager/Senior Investment Manager with life science domain expertise to make investments in startups at the intersection of advanced material engineering and life sciences. Applied Ventures has already made investments in leading life sciences startups – Twist Biosciences (NASDAQ: TWST), eXo Imaging, Ultivue, Ontera and is looking to expand its Life Sciences Ventures team.

Key Responsibilities

  • Perform analysis of identified venture opportunities including Capitalization Tables, Cash Flow, revenue projections.
  • Initiate Market and Competitive Analysis.
  • Review & Understand Term Sheets, MOU.
  • Coordinate: IP analysis, compensation, other legal.
  • Develop detailed investment thesis
  • Early lead discovery and pre-screening, and supporting the head of the fund
  • Manage dynamic landscape analysis for one or more of the focus areas.
  • BS, MS or Ph.D.; Life Science discipline preferred.
  • MBA + 1 – 3 years’ experience in Venture Capital
  • Strong network in startup, venture, and life sciences community is a must
  • Experience in life sciences startups, consulting, banking, corporate business development is a plus



BS, MS or Ph.D. Degree – Life Sciences, Master’s Degree – Business Administration

Years of Experience: 4 – 7 Years Work Experience (including few years of VC experience)

Additional Information

Location: Santa Clara, CA

Travel: Yes, 20% of the Time

Relocation Eligible: Yes

Applied Materials is committed to diversity in its workforce including Equal Employment Opportunity for Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.


If interested, please apply here.

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