Location: San Francisco, New York, or Northern Virginia
Capital One Ventures (COV) is the strategic investment arm of Capital One. We seek to invest and partner with cutting-edge technology startups in order to bring Capital One the latest technology, applications and learnings from innovators and industry experts. We are uniquely positioned at the intersection of Capital One’s business and tech organizations and the startup ecosystem. We continuously survey the market for opportunities that not only result in financial return but drive strategic impact and better experiences for Capital One customers.
COV has team members in San Francisco, New York and the Washington, DC area at Capital One Headquarters (McLean, VA) who work to identify new opportunities in enterprise tech, big data, cybersecurity, identity, payments, fintech and other sectors.
Some of our investments include: Snowflake, ThoughtSpot, Blend, Cylance, Riskified, Dave and Eightfold.
We seek a highly motivated and energetic Investment Associate to join our team in either San Francisco, CA, New York, or Northern Virginia. As an important member of the investment team, investment associates spend their time on new investment opportunities, portfolio company management, and work with senior management across the company to execute equity investments. This person maintains a deep understanding of enterprise products and services and has a passion for understanding emerging technologies and trends. This team member is an articulate, professional communicator with the ability to share business and industry knowledge at various levels including the most senior leaders at Capital One. Previous experience or a strong interest in working directly with startup companies and understanding the startup world is highly desired.
As part of the COV team, you will work to identify new technologies, startups, partners, use cases and technology gaps. You will evaluate the market, perform due diligence on startup solutions, and recommend the right partners to relevant internal stakeholders. The role is a multi-faceted one and requires well-developed financial, technology, strategic, and interpersonal skill sets.
Your role will be a combination of both external and internal responsibilities.
External responsibilities include:
Internal responsibilities include:
Qualities of Potential Hire include:
At this time, Capital One will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.
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