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May 28, 2024
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130 5th Ave (22130), United States of America, New York, New YorkManager, Technical Venture Builder - Venture Studio

Who we’re looking for

  • We seek an entrepreneurial and curious technical venture builder to join our Ventures team to help unleash the power of early stage investments and company incubation. In this capacity, you will have the unique opportunity to work with senior leadership across Capital One, along with external entrepreneurs and investors, to identify, support and launch a series of new, strategically relevant, high potential technology businesses.
  • This person must possess a passion for building new businesses, along with the curiosity, vision, optimism, empathy, and rigorous strategic mindset required to assess, shape, and support emerging startups. Previous experience as a founder and/or early stage startup investor or early employee is critical. Experience operating within large enterprises to drive meaningful strategies would be highly beneficial.
  • This team member is humble, genuine, strategic, articulate, and professional. S/he possesses the deep technical understanding and versatility to nimbly leap from the nuances of competitive landscape to deep technical topics, as necessary, with the fearlessness to engage comfortably with the most senior leaders or leading startups, investment firms, or Capital One.

The role

  • What you’ll do:some text
    • Work with the Ventures team, Capital One leadership, and startup ecosystem to identify the most promising new opportunities and problem statements to seed new venture explorations and support newly launched tech ventures.
    • Partner effectively with a variety of internal and external collaborators to steer and shape nascent business ventures to contribute to our financial and strategic goals
    • Conduct the research, develop the strategic pitch and articulate the shape of a new venture, partnership or other structure to help Capital One to engage deeply with the startup ecosystem.
    • Work with startups to help develop their business and products so they can be easily integrated and adopted by their customers, taking a customer first approach and considering the technical hurdles of integrating into enterprise tech platforms.
    • Partner across the Ventures team to develop the best deal, contract or term agreement to both help Capital One and your investments succeed.

  • Responsibilities include:some text
    • Strategic Leadership: Develop strong relationships with Capital One business and technology leaders. Understand their strategic priorities, challenges and needs and serve as a subject matter expert and thought leader. Work with the investment team to surface high potential investment and incubation opportunities.
    • Diligence & Steering: Leverage your understanding of technology, business models, and emerging trends to evaluate potential investments and direct startups in directions that would create the most shared value.
    • Investing: Collaborate with COV investment team members to identify, vet, and execute venture investment transactions. Establish the new venture incubator as a feeder to produce promising new ventures in which Capital One should invest.
    • COV Community Building: Engage with the startup ecosystem to build mutually beneficial relationships with promising startups and investors. Cultivate and support the entrepreneurial community around Capital One.

Qualities of Potential Hire include:

  • Significant experience as an entrepreneur and/or investor in one or more of the following domains: Fintech, Enterprise, Data, AI/ML, Cloud, Cyber, Identity
  • Passion for working with startups and patience for working with large enterprises
  • Hunger to learn about and understand complex technology and business problems, and experience developing and evaluating new business strategies
  • Experience writing software and evaluating the credibility and effectiveness of code of others
  • Commitment to helping make new things happen, and helping your ventures get escape velocity. Having an idea is easy, funding it is harder, making it work and getting to product market fit is an astronomical feat. We want astronauts of enterprise technologies.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • At least 3 years of professional experience in product, strategy or technology

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Business Administration, Computer Science or Engineering
  • 1+ years experience with coding and scripting (Python, SQL, Java, JavaScript, Golang, Bash, Perl or Ruby)
  • 4+ years of experience in Management Consulting or Venture Capital
  • 4+ years experience as an early stage technology startup entrepreneur
  • 4+ years of experience in Product Management or Engineering
  • 4+ years as a startup investor or advisor

At this time, Capital One will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.

The minimum and maximum full-time annual salaries for this role are listed below, by location. Please note that this salary information is solely for candidates hired to perform work within one of these locations, and refers to the amount Capital One is willing to pay at the time of this posting. Salaries for part-time roles will be prorated based upon the agreed upon number of hours to be regularly worked.

New York City (Hybrid On-Site): $163,300 - $186,400 for Manager, Business Development

Candidates hired to work in other locations will be subject to the pay range associated with that location, and the actual annualized salary amount offered to any candidate at the time of hire will be reflected solely in the candidate’s offer letter.

This role is also eligible to earn performance based incentive compensation, which may include cash bonus(es) and/or long term incentives (LTI). Incentives could be discretionary or non discretionary depending on the plan.

Capital One offers a comprehensive, competitive, and inclusive set of health, financial and other benefits that support your total well-being. Learn more at the Capital One Careers website . Eligibility varies based on full or part-time status, exempt or non-exempt status, and management level.

This role is expected to accept applications for a minimum of 5 business days.No agencies please. Capital One is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), race, color, age, national origin, religion, disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender reassignment, citizenship, immigration status, protected veteran status, or any other basis prohibited under applicable federal, state or local law. Capital One promotes a drug-free workplace. Capital One will consider for employment qualified applicants with a criminal history in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable laws regarding criminal background inquiries, including, to the extent applicable, Article 23-A of the New York Correction Law; San Francisco, California Police Code Article 49, Sections 4901-4920; New York City’s Fair Chance Act; Philadelphia’s Fair Criminal Records Screening Act; and other applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding criminal background inquiries.

If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Capital One Recruiting at 1-800-304-9102 or via email at . All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations.

For technical support or questions about Capital One's recruiting process, please send an email to

Capital One does not provide, endorse nor guarantee and is not liable for third-party products, services, educational tools or other information available through this site.

Capital One Financial is made up of several different entities. Please note that any position posted in Canada is for Capital One Canada, any position posted in the United Kingdom is for Capital One Europe and any position posted in the Philippines is for Capital One Philippines Service Corp. (COPSSC).

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