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Investment Analyst – New York

Mar 31, 2021

Illuminate Financial is a fintech venture capital fund based in New York, London and Singapore. We invest in early stage enterprise fintech start-ups and help them scale by providing them access to our deep industry network and domain expertise.

We are looking for an analyst to join our New York-based investment team. This is a full-time opportunity in our New York office. The team is excited to return to a hybrid working model between our TriBeCa offices and working from home. In-line with US government guidance the team expects to continue working fully remotely in the near future.

The role will cover all aspects of the investment process:

  • Due diligence/Portfolio – Assist with due diligence and portfolio companies work
    • Research and prepare materials for an investment decision
    • Research and prepare materials for portfolio company operational matter
  • Strategic Partners – assist with preparation of materials for:
    • Research topics and prospects for thematic presentations
    • Prepare regular meeting materials
  • Pipeline – enable the Illuminate deal sourcing process:
    • Organising prospect introductory meetings
    • Research for new prospects (theme led)
    • Completing prospect profiles in deal flow tool
    • Manage the weekly Illuminate team prospect meeting schedule
    • Monitor existing opportunities and ensure prompt follow-up
  • Culture – Be an ambassador for the Illuminate brand
    • Uphold culture and values (e.g. celebrate success and promote collaboration and teamwork)
    • Articulate the Illuminate story and value proposition with confidence

Requirements

  • We value curiosity and a personal interest in technology and early stage investing
  • Ability to communicate complex ideas effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • Exceptional analytical skills
  • Successful past team members had skills valuable in sectors like enterprise tech startups, venture capital, private equity, technology, consulting, legal, buy-side and banking; but past exposure to these sectors is not a requirement
  • This is a full-time position
  • Authorization to work in the USA is required
  • Initially fully remote position with the expectation to shift back to hybrid working from our offices/working from home
  • This position is ideally suited for a candidate with 0-4 years investment experience. Past investment experience is not a requirement.

Application deadline: 11th of April 2021

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