Analyst (Philadelphia)

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Description

Touchdown Ventures is expanding our team and we are currently hiring an entry level venture capital analyst to join the Philadelphia area office. The candidate will have the opportunity to obtain significant venture capital investment experience.

The candidate will work closely with the leadership team at Touchdown and be responsible for a variety of investment tasks with a particular emphasis on researching specific industries of interest to the firm and in particular sourcing new investment opportunities.


Job Responsibilities:

• Research on industry sectors, trends, and market dynamics

• Identify target companies and source attractive investment opportunities

• Meet with entrepreneurs and evaluate their business plans and pitches

• Assist with preliminary due diligence

• Track and report on deal flow generated by our team

Requirements

Candidates should be extremely positive and flexible. You must be detail-oriented and self-starter who enjoys working in a collegial workplace. Minimum of a bachelor’s degree with ideally 1-3 years of relevant experience. (Undergraduate Class of 2015-2017)

Note: this position is NOT intended for students graduating with a bachelor's degree in 2018 or 2019.

Candidates should have these other skills:

•Critical thinking, including superior research and analytical ability

•Intellectual curiosity

•Excellent writing, presentation and verbal communication skills

•Build relationships with entrepreneurs

•Enthusiasm for venture capital, start-ups and entrepreneurship

•Willingness to work in a start-up culture

Benefits

Touchdown offers a highly competitive benefits package including medical, dental, 401(k), and paid time off.

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