VC Principal @ AutoTech Ventures in Menlo Park, CA

Autotech Ventures ( is a Menlo Park-based venture capital firm that partners with leading ground transportation startups, financial investors, and multinational corporations to accelerate a future of clean, safe, and convenient ground transport.

We are seeking a Principal or Senior Associate to join our team as we build the world’s leading ground transportation venture capital firm. You will meet regularly with the CEOs of transportation startups, venture capitalists, and senior executives of large transportation corporations to form unique insights to contribute to the fund’s investment activities. Working closely with and reporting directly to the Partners of the firm, you will research and convey the latest transport industry and startup trends to Autotech’s internal and external stakeholders. This role is essential to Autotech’s VC investing activities and highly visible to key stakeholders across the transportation industry.


  •    Contribute to the full deal-making process from deal sourcing, diligence, and writing investment memoranda by meeting with startups, other VC firms, and the Autotech’s Limited Partners
  •    Interview technical and commercial experts in the transportation ecosystem for diligence
  •    Work closely with founders to support the growth of portfolio companies, potentially taking board observership roles
  •    Gather transport industry knowledge to generate unique transportation industry insights the fund managers can use to make investment decisions, and disseminate these insights externally
  •    Work alongside the Partners on general management of the firm including but not limited to fundraising, branding, marketing, and recruiting


  •    Experience in a ground transportation or mobility related operating company, startup, consulting firm, investment firm, or research institution
  •    3 to 8 years of professional work experience
  •    Excellent communication skills including ability to write in fluent English.  Additional languages are a plus
  •       Self-starter, integrity, high interpersonal intelligence, outgoing, strong work ethic
  •       Ability to give and receive constructive feedback
  •       Based in our Menlo Park office with occasional domestic and international travel
  •    Undergraduate degree from a leading institution
  •    MBA, MS, PhD or other graduate degree is a plus


  •    Competitive salary, carried interest linked to fund performance, and benefits
  •    Potential for increased responsibility and career growth as Autotech grows over the years

Interested parties may send a resume, supporting info, and questions to