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Investment Analyst

Posted on 
March 7, 2023
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Job Description

Founded in 2002, Yaletown is Canada’s leading emerging growth investment firm focusing on Intelligent Industry companies. Our investments enable the application of data and technologies to digitally transform traditional industries, drive innovation, create operational efficiency and reduce the impact of climate change. Yaletown is a diverse and growing manager investing in multi-stage strategies across 5 active Funds and representing an AUM of nearly half a billion. Yaletown’s Funds support numerous innovative entrepreneurs and their companies to scale and become market leaders. Backed by leading institutional investors, including pension funds, and a network of successful technology entrepreneurs, Yaletown has offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Toronto, and Montreal.

Our culture is one of deep individual commitment, shared objectives, and passionate entrepreneurship – much like the teams we back. When Yaletown invests in a company, every member of our investment team is a material investor alongside the institutional and individual investors in our funds.

About the Role:

Yaletown Partners is looking for an ambitious and analytically minded Analyst that can help us level up our internal processes, improve the experience and value we add to portfolio companies and help us find and support innovative technology companies in North America.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assisting in all components of the investment process, including the sourcing and evaluation of potential investment opportunities, contributing to investment memos and participating in the structuring, negotiation and executing of transactions.
  • Supporting the asset management process including quarterly portfolio reporting, portfolio monitoring, and additional support for our limited partners, and other general day-to-day administrative operations and take on key projects to improve Yaletown’s operations.
  • Playing an active role in generating deal flow and developing industry-wide relationships. This includes managing and updating deal pipeline and maintaining accuracy of portfolio company data and other key back office systems (CRM etc.). Activities may also include attending conferences and trade shows, networking with management teams and meeting with various industry participants.
  • Performing quantitative/qualitative company and industry research and building sophisticated financial models (scenario analysis, forecasts, expected returns on potential investments etc.) and other models to support Yaletown’s dedicated Environmental, Social and Governance platform.
  • You may be expected to contribute content to help build the firm’s online presence and execute ad-hoc projects as they arise.


We’re looking for thoughtful and analytical candidates with a curiosity for and interest in emerging growth technology companies.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Strong financial literacy/modeling and business acumen.
  • A self-starter, who can balance multiple tasks, competing priorities and the initiative to solve problems and make improvements without direction.
  • Entrepreneurial attitude and ownership mentality (no task is too small) with strong judgment, attention to detail and an analytical mind.
  • Ability to learn fast and apply that new found knowledge on a daily basis.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficient in Powerpoint and Excel.
  • Strong people skills, and a willingness and comfort in networking and representing Yaletown in the startup/VC community.
  • A team player with a respectful and welcoming attitude that will positively contribute to a diverse team and stakeholder group.

Additional desired skills include productivity with independent working environments; sensitivity to the needs of investors, portfolio companies and other partners; quantitative, analytical and critical thinking skills; demonstrated leadership and self-driven initiative.

What We Offer

The role presents an incredible opportunity to learn the business of venture capital in the technology sector. You’ll be exposed to cutting edge technology, interact with entrepreneurs who are leaders in their fields, and build a network of leading investors, founders, and subject matter experts from throughout the technology world.

Feel like you don’t check every box? If you have some of the skills and experience that we're looking for and are eager to learn the rest, we encourage you to apply.

At Yaletown, we are committed to diversity and equitable access to employment opportunities. We welcome applications from all minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others.

Yaletown welcomes applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available by request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Application Process

Please submit your application via one of the LinkedIn postings, together with your resume and a list of completed transactions and investments, if relevant. If for some reason you are unable to apply via LinkedIn please send the application to and include your name as well as the words “Analyst Application” in the subject line.

We thank all interested applicants, however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

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