VC Internship @ Handmade Ventures in San Francisco, CA

Hiring: M & A/Executive Advisor/Angel Investor Intern. Paid Internship

Handmade, a software focused M &A/Executive Advisor/Angel Investor group, seeks one (1) paid intern to join the team for 20 hours a week starting January 2022 through end of May 2022 and possibly for Summer 2022. You will be involved with everything we do in M&A/Executive Advisory/Angel Investing and work every closely with the founding partner around industry research, sourcing deals, signing deals, executing on deals, M & A, restructuring, research, deal due diligence, and creating theses on sectors and products

Apply by: January 31, 2022

Interested: email your resume and cover letter to Isaac Babbs at

Location: part time in San Francisco and part time remote

Handmade is a M&A Advisor/Executive Advisor/Fixer/Angel Investor combo group. Enterprise/mobile software!! This is not a revelation. Handmade has been at mobile for 15 years and software forever. Thirteen cash returns from 28 companies Handmade has been involved with over last seven years. Western US focused: SF/Bay Area, SD, LA, Seattle, Portland, Colorado, Utah—the west!!

The most important tasks Handmade helps enterprise/mobile Founders/Companies with are: 1) Raising capital, 2) Setting up the company for success, 3) Landing customers, and 4) Raising additional capital or helping you sell your company as an M & A advisor.

Specialties: Starting companies, fund raising, creating great products, building companies, creating value, driving revenue, mentoring team members, and achieving exits. All disciples enterprise, software, and mobile.

Expertise in: enterprise, software, and mobile industry, mobile VR, app developers, selling, SaaS, enterprise, mobile messaging, mobile carriers, location based services, user acquisition, mobile monetization, mobile marketing, mobile operators, leading mobile companies, and app economy.

Handmade is led by Isaac Babbs, Founder and CEO, a long time sell side M & A advisor, entrepreneur, executive, executive advisor, and angel investor in the software space.

Isaac has been involved with 13 successful M & A/fundraise outcomes as an executive advisor or investment banker: Trainiac (Acquired by Gympass 11/24/21, Mobileforce funded by Aspenwood Ventures 9/18/2021, The Tuesday Company (acquired by Helm-83 days start to finish), Factual merger with Foursquare 5/20, leading Gif company acquired by leading social media company (not disclosed) 4/2020, WakingApp (Acquired by ScopeAR 12/2019), (acquired by Velodyne Lidar 7/2019), Advangelists (acquired by Mobiquity 12/2018), Hook Mobile (acquired by Kaleydra 8/2018), Starmaker Interactive (acquired by Beijing Kunlun Tech 8/2016), (acquired by Neustar 10/2015), Mixamo (acquired by Adobe 6/2015), and Deep Forest Media (acquired by Rakuten 3/2015).

Isaac is also involved with nine companies that are going long and big: (proptech), (proptech), Judo (mobile app tools), (eCommerce), (eCommerce), Blue Hexagon (cybersecurity), and HouseCall Pro (SaaS platform for home service providers).

As an operating executive, Isaac has held top executive leadership positions in the mobile space with three of them being successful exits from being involved early on: Millennial Media (went public NYSE), Qualcomm, Infospace Mobile, Atlas Mobile (acquired by Infospace Mobile), and Sorrent which became Glu Mobile (went public Nasdaq). Prior to mobile, Isaac held senior software executive positions at Macromedia,, and Silicon Graphics.

Isaac’s full background is at and and a resume is available upon request too.

Isaac is a registered representative offering securities and investment banking services through Britehorn Securities, member FINRA / SIPC ∙ ∙

Preferred background:

-MBA Student

-Undergraduate technical degree or technical industry experience or business degree

-ideally is interested in a career in the investment banking and venture capital industries

-Already knows and loves the software and mobile industries and wants to be in them

-Loves being part of teams that create new companies and products

-Loves to research and predict the future when it comes to software and mobile sectors and products

-Loves to source and sign deals/relationships

-Loves to sell companies

-Loves to network and attend industry events

-Works well with others

-Works well independently and remote


-Strong MS Office and G Suite skills: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, G Suite. Guru level

-Strong written and verbal skills

-Strong ability to think outside the box

-Ability to research and create market sector and product sector ideas and thesis

-Ability to quickly do industry and competitive analysis

-Must be comfortable working in a highly dynamic, fast-paced, multi-tasking environment

-Must be able to get up to speed quickly and with minimal direction

More Information:

-Paid internship

-20 hours a week

-Start ASAP and work through at least the end of May and possible for the summer too


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