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The Fund Associate

The Fund
The Fund
Job Functions:
Administration, Marketing & Communications, Sales & Business Development, Operations
Locations:
Austin, TX, USA; Remote; Remote, OR, USA
Posted on:
05/20/2021
VC Associate Job Description The Fund Overview The Fund is a pre-seed venture capital fund investing in startups in New York, Los Angeles, Rockies, London, The Midwest, and Australia alongside top-tier venture funds. We have invested in 110 companies over a three-year period. The first fund has seen over one-third of the portfolio marked up with investment rounds by some of the most recognized venture firms in the world. Our capital in each geography is pooled from the most successful and connected founders and operators in that geography who source deals and support diligence. Decision-making is centralized in a four-person investment committee in each geo, highly experienced founders, operators, and investors with well over $1 billion in combined exits. We believe that founders know the best founders, and by investing at the earliest stages of a company’s formation we can earn outsized venture scale returns. As we grow to new markets and expand the platform, we are looking to bring on a passionate associate to own several projects and support partners of The Fund. Role: -Key person in the launch of a new investment geography -Manage deal pipelines and deal sourcing in coordination with investment committee members -Provide due diligence and other ad hoc research -Lead the investment memo-writing process and communication -Assist with onboarding of members and portfolio companies -Develop and implement strategy of the new community in conjunction with The Fund partners and members -Build resources to support the region’s founders and members -Identify and implement effective strategies to build community engagement (events, introductions) -Assist in the management of The Fund and our full software stack. An ideal candidate will have: -Experience in the VC or startup industry and have worked in entrepreneurial startup environments -A passion for starting with a blank slate and implementing strategies into working order -A curiosity and drive to network, identify new founders, resources, and tools to support an ecosystem -Strong communicator, ability to work autonomously as well as collaboratively and bring in relevant team members in order to support a founder community -A love of startups, venture capital and staying up to date on platforms, tools, strategies and tactics in the space -A few years of work experience Benefits include: -Freedom to work remotely indefinitely -Exposure to leading founders and investors in NY, LA, London, Rockies, Midwest
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