Venture Analyst

Job Summary

MicroVentures is looking for a Venture Analyst to help conduct due diligence for investments in startups. The Venture Analyst plays a key role in presenting findings to angel investors, venture capitalists, and high-net worth individuals through high quality written reports. The Venture Analyst will work directly with investment targets to complete a thorough due diligence process.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Reading/reviewing business plans and pitch decks
  • Assessing market/company attractiveness to help identify compelling businesses
  • Involvement in all aspects of due diligence on new investments (business analysis, industry theses, competitive landscape, business/pricing model, and data collection)
  • Writing comprehensive research reports about investment opportunities
  • Skillfully mining data sources for relevant information

Additional Responsibilities

  • Startup Analysis
  • Market/vertical research
  • Startup competition research
  • Analysis of each startup’s investor documents and capital raise details
  • Staying current on tech industry trends
  • Reviewing and understanding investor documents and other capital raise details
  • Constructing accurately detailed summaries of the startups’ business model
  • Finding accurate information from reputable sources
  • Monitoring the venture capital and tech startup landscape

Required Qualifications

  • You must have a desire to relocate or currently live in Austin, TX to be considered for this role
  • You must have a strong understanding of financing and accounting
  • You must be familiar with the investment due diligence process
  • You must have excellent interpersonal skills and a demonstrated ability to thrive in an entrepreneurial environment with limited supervision
  • Strong writing and grammar skills are a must
  • A due diligence writing sample will be requested

Perks
  • Annual discretionary bonus
  • Healthcare, dental, disability
  • 401(k) + match
  • Company equity
  • A challenging, fast-paced, continually changing environment
  • Fully stocked break room
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