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Venture Associate

Please do not apply if you do not have at least 2-3 years of experience in investment banking, consulting, sales, and/or PE/VC.

SeedInvest is seeking an Associate to join our Venture Team in New York, NY. We run extremely flat and are looking for someone that can not only execute, but become a core member of our team and contribute to the mission, vision, and culture here in a very positive way.

SeedInvest is a leading equity crowdfunding platform that provides investors with direct access to highly vetted, early-stage investment opportunities. SeedInvest boasts a rapidly growing network of 500,000+ investors and has deployed over $300 million into over 235 startups to-date across a wide range of sectors, stages, and geographies. This is an opportunity to contribute significantly to a leading equity crowdfunding platform which is dramatically changing the way private companies raise capital.

We are looking for someone:

  • With a deep passion for startups, entrepreneurship, and SeedInvest
  • That agrees that the people and the mission are more important than any job description
  • With a desire to take ownership of work 
  • That has strong critical thinking skills 
  • With the ability to run in the right direction given a lot of rope
  • With a strong bias for action
  • With an unending drive and a thirst to learn 
  • That is transparent and honest with excellent communication skills

You'll be expected to be very, very good at:

  • Generating leads for new investment opportunities
  • Building and maintaining relations with startup founders and management teams
  • Executing on cold outreach and educating startups about SeedInvest
  • Exploring startups and building a deep understanding of relevant investment sectors
  • Performing preliminary due diligence on select investment opportunities
  • Presenting investment opportunities to our Deal Committee on a weekly basis

Minimum requirements: 

  • BA/BS degree
  • 2-3 years of experience in investment banking, consulting, sales, or VC/PE
  • Strong knowledge of venture capital and entrepreneurship
  • Prior experience sourcing and closing on investments
  • Excellent finance and accounting skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Some extra credit we'd love to see:

  • Prior experience with a startup 
  • Technology background and/or interest
  • Series 82 and 63 licenses

About SeedInvest

SeedInvest is a leading equity crowdfunding platform that provides individual investors with access to vetted startup investment opportunities. SeedInvest was instrumental in the passage of the 2012 JOBS Act, which changed 80-year-old U.S. securities laws to make it possible for entrepreneurs to raise capital over the Internet. SeedInvest has funded over 235 startups and boasts a rapidly growing network of over 500,000 investors and entrepreneurs. SeedInvest has had over 55,000 startups apply to raise capital since inception and has accepted less than 2% of those companies to feature on the platform. SeedInvest was featured on the 2018 Inc. 500 List as the 4th fastest-growing financial services company in America.

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