Intern (LA)

Los Angeles, California, United States


Touchdown Ventures is expanding our team and we are currently seeking an intern to join the Los Angeles office during the spring and summer. The internship will be for approximately 10 hours per week during the school year and full-time over the summer.

The candidate will be responsible for a variety of investment tasks, with an emphasis on portfolio monitoring & reporting, industry research, and understanding corporate venture capital best practices.

Job Responsibilities:

• Engaging directly with portfolio company CEOs to collect information on startup performance

• Reporting on performance of portfolio companies

• Evaluating corporate venture capital strategies and investment activity

• Assisting Touchdown's senior investment professionals with the formulation of strategy recommendations for corporate venture capital program

• Potentially assisting on investment due diligence if a relevant transaction occurs during the internship


Candidates should be intelligent, positive, and flexible. You must be detail oriented and a self-starter who enjoys working in a collegial environment. Minimum 2-3 years of work experience and the ability to demonstrate:

  • Critical thinking, including superior research and analytical skills
  • Background and experience evaluating start-ups
  • Strong competency in Excel
  • Excellent writing skills including knowledge of grammar, spelling, and word usage
  • Must be a team player whose superior communication skills facilitate working with entrepreneurs and technical professionals inside and outside the organization
  • Exemplary follow through with minimal supervision
  • Enthusiasm and desire to learn about venture capital
  • Legally qualified to work in the U.S.
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