VC Principal @ Hewlett Packard Ventures in San Jose, CA

HPE Ventures is seeking an Investment Principal to support MDs on investment efforts, and sourcing/leading his/her own investments. The Principal will be expected to source a growing number of investment opportunities and formulating proactive investment theses on areas of interest including but not limited to storage, cyber security, artificial intelligence, and enterprise solutions.


  • Quarterbacking all stages of an investment including diligence, market analysis, and development of investment themes, and deal negotiation
  • Proactively source potential deals for the firm
  • Proactively work with the management and board of portfolio companies (in a board observer capacity) to execute growth and operational improvement strategies
  • Develop an “informed perspective”, including managing and building brand and relationships with: VC firms, startup accelerators, founders, and other members of the venture ecosystem
  • Enhance the professional development of Associates on the team


  • 5-7 years of experience in a field related to our areas of investment, consulting/banking or experience in VC
  • 3-4 years of direct investing experience at a venture firm or corporate venture group
  • Strong understanding of technical sectors
  • MBA or other advanced degree from a top-tier graduate program
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a dynamic, fast paced environment with multiple teams and functions and across multiple projects
  • Ability to coach more junior team members on the end to end deal process

If interested, please apply here.

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