The Associate at Renegade will work closely with the Managing Directors providing critical support in sourcing and diligencing investment opportunities and researching market opportunities. They will meet with founders, manage and run diligence processes, and help triage deal flow. The Associate has strong analytical skills, and will organize and document the diligence process by synthesizing deal and industry information; managing deal documentation and diligence activity; preparing deal briefs and valuation analysis; and conducting key components of diligence such as customer calls and financial modeling meetings with management teams. They will also build and nurture a network with peers in the VC industry. The Associate should be comfortable with fast-paced and oftentimes unpredictable deal processes, have high attention to detail, strong work ethic, pride of ownership in their work, and high standards for themselves and their colleagues. As a strong oral and written communicator, they should be comfortable meeting entrepreneurs and building relationships.
About our company:
Renegade is a $100AUM venture capital firm purpose-built to support founders during the Supercritical stage of growth. We invest in world-class software, Internet, and Web3 businesses and are backed by institutional investors such as university endowments, foundations, and family offices.
Read more about Renegade below:
- Our website – link
- TechCrunch article covering our launch – link
- Our team and our values – link
- Additionally, Renata; Roseanne; and Susan all are covered heavily online (LI, Twitter, published articles and podcasts)
Qualities and competencies:
Proactive team player: You are high energy and proactive, ready to get things done in a fast paced, unstructured environment. You see what needs to be done and you make it happen for and with your team. You enjoy identifying and solving problems and improving the organizations you are in.
Leader in analysis & synthesis: You have outstanding analytical skills– you are able to take in a lot of information quickly; keep it organized; and identify key issues. Strong work ethic with attention to detail: You take pride in your work. You are accustomed to excelling in organizations with high standards.
Great communicator: You know clear communication is essential for collaboration, both when speaking, but even more importantly in written work-product. Networker with strong and ever-developing grasp of technology: You love to build relationships in the VC world and among entrepreneurs; are energized by your interactions with peers, professional friends and colleagues; and love to learn.
Specific Skills & Experiences:
2-3 years of experience at a VC/PE firm, investment bank, other investing firm, consulting firm, or corporate development at a technology company Ideally, you have experience with cash flow modeling and various forms of company valuationsYou have a demonstrable track record of success (e.g., awards, promotions, significant milestones or achievements)
Compensation & Benefits:
We pay both cash and carried interest competitively, relative to the market of other similarly-sized funds.
Our benefits are excellent for a fund of our size and we are committed to continuing to enrich them as appropriate in the future. Our benefits currently include: fully paid platinum-level PPO or Platinum Kaiser for you and any dependents; premium dental & vision; automatic 3% 401(k) contribution; 13 paid holidays + a 2-week office closure; additional flexible PTO; 13 weeks of fully-paid gender-neutral and birth-parent-neutral parental leave; and a fully-paid Parsley Health membership for you.
San Francisco Bay Area strongly preferred. Starting in January (or whenever safe and feasible), we are planning to be in the office 2 days per week at our South Park Office.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Renegade welcomes people from all backgrounds and walks of life. Renegade is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing equal opportunity for all employees and applicants. Renegade recruits, hires, trains, promotes, compensates, and administers all personnel actions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sex stereotyping, pregnancy (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, ancestry, medical condition, marital status, military or veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law.
To apply, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
- Your resume
- Your LinkedIn profile
- Several dates/times that work for a screening call with Renegade’s Chief People Officer over the next 1-4 weeks, or your Calendly/scheduling link
- Responses to the following questions
- [Video – 60 seconds] – why you are interested in the pre-MBA associate role at Renegade
- [Video – 90 seconds] – a time when you received development-oriented feedback, and how that has had an impact on you since then.
- [Written – 500 words max] – choose one company in Renegade’s portfolio that you would have wanted to invest in; explain your rationale, risk factors, and any other considerations.