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VC Associate

San Francisco
Full-Time
Posted on 
June 20, 2021
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Job Description

Owl Ventures is seeking an associate to join our growing team. This is an exciting opportunity to be a key member of the investment team as we scale the firm.

Owl Ventures is a Silicon Valley based venture capital fund that invests in the world’s leading education technology companies across all stages from early to growth. Founded in 2014, Owl Ventures has over $1.3 billion in assets under management and is the largest venture capital fund in the world focused on the education technology market. The firm has invested in over 50 companies across the education spectrum encompassing early childhood, K-12, higher education, career mobility/professional learning, and lifelong learning. Owl has been an investor in many of the most successful edtech companies around the world including Quizlet, Codecademy, Labster, BYJU’s, Stash, Newsela, Degreed, MasterClass, and Thinkful. Owl leverages its deep domain expertise and takes an active hands-on approach to help entrepreneurs scale their businesses into transformative category leading companies. Owl Ventures is backed by top global Limited Partners consisting of prestigious College & University Endowments, Sovereign Wealth Funds, Foundations, Strategic Education Institutions, and Family Offices from across the U.S., Asia, Europe, Middle East, and South America. Learn more at www.OwlVC.com

Roles And Responsibilities

As a key member of the investment team you will work across all facets of the investment process – opportunity identification, due diligence / deal execution, and portfolio support:

  • Opportunity Identification – research new markets and industry trends, conduct outreach to companies, collaborate with the investment team to prioritize actionable opportunities
  • Due Diligence / Deal Execution – analyze market and company, develop investment model, synthesize learnings for investment committee, and participate in closing process
  • Portfolio Support – collaborate with the investment team to support growth initiatives across Owl’s portfolio and oversee investment progress

Ideal Candidate Background

  • 2-3 years of consulting, investment banking, or industry experience
  • Intellectually curious with strong analytical, financial modeling, and communication skills (oral and written)
  • Ability to establish trust and develop relationships with management teams
  • Experience in Education and/or Technology sectors a plus, but not a requirement
  • Strong academic background
  • Ideally able to start summer 2021

Next Steps To Apply

  • Please send your resume (and any additional information on your interest in the role) to recruiting@owlvc.com with a subject line stating: Associate Application


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