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Associate Analyst | Research

New York
Posted on 
May 30, 2021
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Job Description

Research technology markets and companies. Help clients make decisions. Develop compelling research. If you are passionate about emerging technology trends, including everything from autonomous driving to digital health to cybersecurity, then we have the role for you.

The role you'll play:

Interested in a unique opportunity to support the development of the most actionable insight into technology markets and vendors? Are you able to thoroughly research and analyze a technology topic to draw out the key findings for strategic planning decisions? Excited about being at the forefront of technology trends and influencing tech buying decisions?

About the IU team:

Working on the Intelligence Unit is a unique seat with a view into accelerating technology change. There is no team quite like ours anywhere, inside or outside of tech. You are working at a growing SaaS startup, while also spending your day analyzing the tech markets and companies driving tech disruption across industries. To do so, you will have full access to the CB Insights software platform and its billions of data points, which you will be immersed in every day. You will be surrounded by some of the most curious and driven people you will ever meet and held up to the highest standards every day. Our analysts and editors come from backgrounds as diverse as investment banking, VC, consulting, equity research, journalism, academia, and medical research. As you grow, you will have the opportunity to work with both startups and incumbents in your industry, and have the ear of senior decision makers.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Using CB Insights proprietary data set and analytic tools, research companies and technology markets for reports on investment trends and technology decisions in corporate strategy, venture capital, and more.
  • Support client-directed startup scouting, market research, and technology assessment projects.
  • Develop deep mastery of research frameworks and methodologies, and apply them across various industries.
  • Support PR and media requests with thorough research.

Required Experience:

  • 1+ years professional experience working in investment banking, equity research, consulting, academic research, market research, or journalism.
  • Analytical rigor and strong attention to detail is a must - ability to synthesize complex concepts into its component research problems to build compelling solutions is a must.
  • Strong communication skills and leadership abilities.
  • Demonstrate a contagious passion for the material: should be a startup / tech geek passionate about all technology, including technology investment, venture capital, and related early-stage innovation.
  • Some startup experience is a plus, a thick skin and high tolerance for change required.
  • Strong MS Excel and Powerpoint skills.
  • BA/BS required; relevant graduate degrees a plus.

The Perks:

  • Amazing culture: Happy, Helpful, Humble, Hungry. Learn more here
  • A newsletter that 600k people follow:  Sign up here.
  • Be Healthy: Health with HSA and FSA options, dental, and vision insurance along with unlimited/take what you need sick day policy
  • Plan for the future: 401k with up to 4% match
  • Continued Learning: $1,000 yearly continuing education stipend
  • Rest and Relax: Competitive vacation and holiday plans
  • Refuel: Daily lunch stipend, unlimited snacks/coffee

We know that diversity makes for the best problem-solving and creative thinking. We are dedicated to adding new perspectives to the team and encourage everyone to apply if your experience is close to what we are looking for.  

Equal Opportunity Employer: CB Insights is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

All of the work for this position will be performed in the U.S. As such, in compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

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