Maven Ventures invests in software startups that millions of consumers use every day to improve their lives. We make $750K-$1M Seed investments in founders with a “vision worth fighting for” and the potential to build billion-dollar businesses. Our team identifies future consumer trends — we’ve already seen our investment predictions come to life in areas like self-driving cars, the proliferation of mobile, video communication, the future of retail, and digital health. Notable investments include: Zoom (IPO “ZM”), Cruise (acquired by GM), and Chariot (acquired by Ford).
We are seeking a versatile, driven, and detail-oriented Analyst/Associate to join us for our 2+ year program. Our Analyst/Associate program is an opportunity to apprentice with Maven partners and get first-hand experience in the full scope of running a high-performing, growing Seed stage venture firm. Graduates of our program have gone on to operating roles in our portfolio companies, as well as exciting roles in partner venture capital firms.
This hire will be part of the small, high-performing investment team, participating in Monday partner meetings and conducting due diligence on potential investments. In addition to the investment-focused work, the role will play a key role in the success of the broader firm across areas like platform, marketing, and operations.
The Maven team is small, nimble, and always willing to pitch in and do what it takes to succeed across all levels of the organization. The ideal candidate is someone who will fit into a can-do team environment and encapsulates the following Maven core values and characteristics we require from all team members:
– Collaborative – We are not political. We are willing to share praise, and be honest and transparent with each other.
– No jerks – We are happy, positive, and fun to work with.
– Accountable – We are high-performing, get stuff done, and value attention to detail.
– Curious – We are always willing to learn. We are knowledgeable and strive to be experts in our field.
– Self-starters – We take initiative, work autonomously, and are resourceful.
In addition to value alignment, the ideal candidate will have:
-1-4 years of relevant experience, including but not limited to: technology startups, investment banking, management consulting, venture capital or private equity
-Comfort with picking up and learning new tools quickly
-Demonstrated success in thriving in a fast-paced and unstructured working environment
-A bias for action and impeccable attention to detail
If not already based in the Bay Area, we are looking for candidates with the desire and ability to relocate to the area once appropriate based on local Shelter in Place laws.
If interested, please apply here.