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Posted May 05
ScaleUP Ventures

Venture Capital Analyst

Toronto Full Time

RESPONSIBILITIES

As a integral member of the ScaleUP Ventures team the role of Analyst is involved in all aspects of the investment and portfolio management process.

  • He/she will assist the team to build and manage a growing portfolio of investments.
  • Collaborate in the evaluation and assessment of new and follow-on investments and participate in deal execution.
  • Represent ScaleUP Ventures at trade shows, investment conferences and other industry events to build a relevant network of contacts and identify new investment opportunities.
  • Build competitive intelligence for existing investments, and provide forward-looking sectoral analysis.
  • Support portfolio companies by monitoring investment portfolios, providing financial, forecasting and statistical analyses, and identifying potential opportunities and issues.
  • Assist in due diligence and prepare internal investment documents as required
  • Act as a liaison with the Fund’s back-office to perform semi-annual valuations.
  • Assist in managing the investment opportunity pipeline and internal reporting.
  • Work with our Leadership Council and Limited Partners to support our existing or potenital portfolio Companies
  • Assist in LP management processes and reporting.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
  • Two to four years of work experience in venture capital, investment banking, private equity, management consulting or technology companies (i.e. product management or finance)
  • An undergraduate degree in business, engineering or computer science.
  • The ideal candidate will also possess strong networking skills and relationships in the Canadian start-up community as well as demonstrated knowledge of venture capital and startup company analysis.
SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
  • Strong people skills and ability to network effectively.
  • Intellectual curiosity, excellent analytical skills, ability to assess the merits of new technologies, size and adoption rates of markets, and competitive forces faced when introducing new products.
  • Knowledge of the technology industry.
  • Ability to evaluate and value technology-oriented, early-stage businesses and develop independent conclusions and investment theses.
  • Ability to work under pressure, manage time effectively, deal with abstract concepts and multi-task.
  • Ability to prepare financial forecasts and pro-forma financial statements.
  • Good oral and written communication skills and demonstrated ability to produce and deliver clear and concise oral and written presentations.
  • Ability to work independently, remotely and within a small team environment.
  • Self-motivated and passionate about software, entrepreneurship and investing.

Additional Application Instructions

While we do recommend and encourage that candidates use their network to find warm recommendations into the ScaleUP Ventures team we kindly ask that you still apply through the LinkedIN Website.

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