This investment professional will focus on supporting the fund’s investment activities in the retail and financial services industries. She/he will work closely with and as an integral part of our small and collaborative team of investment professionals (which will total 6 with this addition).
Primary responsibilities will include:
Candidates should have up to 3 years of total prior work experience including at a minimum either of:
Qualified candidates likely also meet the following criteria:
Please note that while interest and experience in the retail and/or financial services industries – either directly as an employee or through transactions/consulting – is preferred, it is not mandatory.
Commerce Ventures is an early-stage venture capital firm that invests in technology companies innovating across RetailTech, FinTech, and InsurTech. More broadly, the fund is focused on the Commerce Continuum – Shop (Retail / Commerce), Spend (Payments / Credit), Save (Banking / Investing) and Secure (Insurance). Our team has 60 years of combined venture capital, corporate strategy, deal-making and startup experience in our focus areas. The CV investor base is composed of some of the most relevant / strategic institutions, financial investors and individuals across the financial services and commerce eco-systems.
Our five funds combined represent more than $400 million in committed capital across five funds from strategic investors across the commerce and financial services markets. The firm is actively making new investments from its $158M 4th fund and has recently completed the raise of a similarly sized 5th fund, which the firm anticipates activating for new investments in the first half of 2024.
To date, the firm has invested in over 100 portfolio companies, including category leaders, such as Bill.com (B2B Payments – BILL; $10B mkt cap), Marqeta (Issuing Payments – MQ ; $3B mkt cap), Forter (Fraud Prevention – unicorn), MX (Digital Banking – unicorn), Kin (Homeowners Insurance), Vestwell (401k infrastructure), Socure (Identity Verification – unicorn), Kevel (Retail Media Networks), Canary (Hotel Mgmt Software), Trove (reCommerce) and Narvar (E-commerce SaaS – unicorn).
If you are interested in this role – please send over a note & resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.