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Investment Director

Petah Tikva
Posted on 
March 11, 2023
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Job Description

About the Company

Over three decades, Intel Capital has invested more than US $20 billion in the future of compute by backing standout, early-stage startups across four key areas of the tech ecosystem; Cloud, Silicon, Devices, and Frontier. Intel Capital-backed companies have produced more than US $150 billion in market value for exited companies in the last 10 years. For more information, visit or follow @Intelcapital.

About the Role

The Investment Director will work closely with the rest of the investment team to source, lead and win deals on behalf of Intel Capital. This person is a driven, team-oriented and proactive individual who can hit the ground running with a solid network and the ability to close deals. This person will have the opportunity to sit on boards as a director or an observer and she/he has the ability to run the deal process from start to finish. This person will have the resources of Intel Corporation including their extraordinary network of industry leaders, operators, and entrepreneurs. The role is based in Israel.

Role and Responsibilities

The Investment Director should be able to source, negotiate, and close equity investments in early stage companies in line with Intel Capital’s various investment theses across various technology domains. She/he will develop investment theses independently, identify the appropriate investments to achieve the strategic and financial objectives, and influence key stakeholders to take appropriate action to maximize financial returns to Intel and its shareholders. She/he will identify and screen potential deals and equity investments, advise management about the merits of potential deals, win competitive deals, obtain internal agreement on negotiating positions and strategies, and act as part of the external negotiating team. This person will own deals from initiation through close and post-close portfolio management, partnering together with Intel’s extensive Portfolio Development team to build and optimize investments’ growth. She/he should drive value into the portfolio companies as a value-added board director or observer through the influence of company

strategy, assistance with recruiting and building the management team, introduction of M&A opportunities and follow-on investors, and preparation for a successful exit.

Skills and Experience

• Deal Sourcing and Deal Flow - Develops a robust pipeline of high-quality investment opportunities through use of strong communication skills, continuous, networking, and clear focus on attaining credibility in the relevant markets. Sources, and builds consensus for good deals. Has a variety of deal sources and is seen as someone who is a trusted advisor. Demonstrates ability to select strategical relevant portfolio companies within Intel Capital's investment theses that maximize financial returns to Intel and its shareholders year after year. Sources a wide variety of highquality deals from seed to late-stage opportunities

• Leading Deals - Proactively sources and builds consensus for good deals. Openly leads and syndicates deals as needed. Seen as a peer by the venture community and has credibility with peers, within Intel and in the industry. Is highly capable of positioning and selling the value of Intel Capital into a deal and thereby seen as a partner of choice by top tier VCs

• Financial Performance – Demonstrated strong financial acumen to identify and pursue potential winners (as illustrated by consistent track record of doing financially sound deals generating good venture returns). Applies sound business judgment to discontinue deals when necessary

• Technical Domain Expertise - Understands relevant technology, products, market segments, market sizing and industry trends and can synthesize the data to

contribute to Intel Capital's theses-focused strategy. Demonstrates a depth and

breadth of functional expertise within one or more investment domains of Intel Capital.

• Company Building - Serves as valued advisor to portfolio companies. Demonstrates a deep understanding of portfolio company needs. Leverages both Intel and external resources to add value to portfolio companies. Creates

opportunities for portfolio companies within Intel, not just relying on Portfolio

Development, to drive financial value into portfolio companies by leading them into new market segments and geographies, assisting with building the management team, introducing M&A opportunities, bringing in additional follow-on investors and preparing the company for a successful exit

• Business and Strategic Acumen - Leads in the creation of the investment theses and strategies of Intel Capital that identify companies that drive venture returns, where Intel can add-value and that are strategically relevant to Intel. Leverages technical domain expertise to provide guidance to BUs to identify next-generation technologies ahead of the curve which often results in strategic impacts to Intel.

• Teamwork and Communication- Demonstrated ability to work across virtual teams, drive internal teams without direct reporting structure in a constructive and collaborative manner. Involves peers and team members in a consultative process, keeps them updated on developments in group projects and gives credit of success to others where it is due. Recognizes the impact of group dynamics on team effectiveness and the importance of operating as one team. Focused on building effective partnerships, leveraging others’ skills and competencies while serving as an effective role model and mentor for others


  • B.A. or equivalent degree in finance, economics, law or comparable degree, or a technological field with a minimum of five years of experience in the InformationTechnology industry, preferably in business capacity
  • Strong interest in technology, innovations, new initiatives, branding and ecosystems
  • Minimum of three years of experience in Private investing, Venture Capital or Private Equity at the level of direct investor, Partner or Principal
  • Exceptional networking and marketing skills, with access to top-notch entrepreneurs leading to high-tech deal flow in relevant sectors
  • Direct experience of deal structuring and negotiating
  • Direct experience in board participation
  • Strong understanding of content and service business models
  • Ability to manage multiple programs simultaneously and work under significant time constraints
  • Exceptional command of Microsoft Office platform in general and Excel and Powerpoint in particular


  • Demonstrated ability to gain trust, negotiate business objectives and work effectivelywith and influence a broad group of executives and project teams
  • Track record of ability to dissect complex issues to achieve optimal results
  • Strong analytical, quantitative, and strategic thinking, problem solving, and project management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to develop a strong network and leverage network to drive key results
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, and negotiation skills

Inside this Business Group

Intel Capital invests in innovative startups targeting artificial intelligence, autonomous technology, data center and cloud, 5G, next-generation compute, and a wide range of other disruptive technologies. Since 1991, Intel Capital has invested US$12.6 billion in more than 1,560 companies worldwide, and 677 portfolio companies have gone public or participated in a merger or acquisition. Intel Capital curates thousands of business development introductions each year between its portfolio companies and the Global 2000. For more information on what makes Intel Capital one of the world’s most powerful venture capital firms, visit or follow @Intelcapital.

Posting Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by local law, regulation, or ordinance.


We offer a total compensation package that ranks among the best in the industry. It consists of competitive pay, stock, bonuses, as well as, benefit programs which include health, retirement, and vacation. Find more information about all of our Amazing Benefits here:

Working Model

This role will be eligible for our hybrid work model which allows employees to split their time between working on-site at their assigned Intel site and off-site.In certain circumstances the work model may change to accommodate business needs.

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