Investment Associate | Growth Equity

Posted on 
May 30, 2021
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Job Description

Firm Overview

Delta-v Capital is a Boulder, CO and Dallas, TX-based growth equity firm focused on investing in and building market-leading private technology companies. Since its founding in 2009, Delta-v has successfully expanded its strategy from direct secondary investing in late-stage companies to providing a flexible combination of secondary liquidity and growth capital to mid- and late-stage private technology companies. Delta-v has invested in 36 market-leading companies including Tonal, Artic Wolf, Teamworks, DrillingInfo (sold to Insight Venture Partners), LogRhythm (sold to Thoma Bravo), Cloud Sherpas (sold to Accenture), and Zayo (NYSE:ZAYO). Delta-v manages over $700M of capital commitments on behalf of its institutional limited partners.

Job Description

The Associate will be responsible for providing support to the investment team in all aspects of investing and portfolio monitoring. The role will have a particular emphasis within vertical & horizontal SaaS, connected health & wellness, cyber security, information services, cloud services, DevOps, and digital infrastructure.

Job Responsibilities will Include, But Are Not Limited To

  • Participate in all aspects of due diligence for new investments including diligence requests, customer and management reference calls, market sizing and sector research, valuation analysis, structuring, modeling, and legal diligence
  • Develop detailed financial models (P&L, BS, CF, cap table, waterfalls) relating to financings, restructurings, valuation analyses, and liquidity events
  • Develop presentation materials for the Investment Committee. This includes constructing professional presentation materials, developing and refining presentation themes, and data gathering and synthesis
  • Deepen existing industry sector knowledge and contacts to help drive investment strategy and effectively conduct due diligence
  • Assist in portfolio monitoring and management activities including preparing periodic financial and valuation analyses and supporting board level activities
  • Share in certain general activities of the firm, such as managing and updating the firm’s CRM platform and analytics database

  • Qualifications & Requirements

  • Two to four years of total work experience, including at least two years of work experience in investment banking, management consulting, VC, growth equity, or PE investing; or a general management, product management, or business development role at a high-growth technology company
  • Demonstration of superior intellectual horsepower through high test scores and strong academic performance from a top-tier university
  • A general understanding of technology companies and capital markets
  • Experience with detailed financial modeling and knowledge of complex cap table structures
  • Ability to develop an investment thesis and evaluate risks and present them clearly through investment committee level materials
  • Excellent networking skills with proven ability to develop and maintain effective business relationships
  • Experience leading projects, interpreting data, and communicating actionable findings and ideas to executives and/or clientele in a group setting
  • Highly organized self-starter with strong work ethic and ability to deliver results with limited supervision
  • Energetic team player with a small ego, sense of humor, and strong interpersonal skills
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