Venture Capital Analyst

Critically analyse and explore funding solutions and acquisition targets for buy-side and sell-side clients

Working with a team, a Venture Capital Analyst will analyse and explore funding solutions and acquisition targets for clients.

Job Description

Do you have an understanding of the Venture Capital industry and share our passion in helping start-ups grow? If yes, then come join us as a Venture Capital Analyst. You should be equipped with a genuine passion for and knowledge of new technologies and business models. We seek candidates with communication and teamwork skills, a strong ability to conduct independent research, and someone who likes to take ownership of their work. Proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint is assumed, and candidates should demonstrate strong interest towards venture capital, accelerators, M&A, or high-growth technology businesses.

What You'll Do

  • Help start-ups explore funding avenues including but not limited to Venture Capital, Angel investing, family offices, grants application​ (sell-side)

  • ​​​​​​​Research and contact relevant investors for start-ups and build an investor network (sell-side)

  • Improve and/or create pitch decks with clients (sell-side)

  • Assist start-ups to secure sponsorships where applicable from corporate partners (sell-side)

  • Search for potential acquisition/investment targets that fit the client's criteria and overall strategy (buy-side)

  • Conduct quantitative and qualitative research to create compelling insights and recommendations for potential acquisitions and investments (buy-side)

Qualifications

  • Currently enrolled as a student at the LSE or incoming LSE students with confirmed unconditional offers

  • Exceptional analytical and quantitative problem solving skills

  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team as well as independently with minimal oversight

  • Capability to deliver high quality results through effective time management and careful attention to detail

  • Demonstrated interest towards venture capital, accelerators, M&A, or high-growth technology businesses

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint

  • Excellent presentation and communication skills (written and verbal) including an ability to comprehend and convey complex information

  • Previous work experience is advantageous but not essential

We follow the guidelines of an Equal Opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for a position without attention to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.