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VC Partner

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December 12, 2021
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Job Description

Virtue: The Firm Overview

  • Overview: Virtue is a new venture capital firm that exclusively serves the pre-seed and seed healthcare community and is currently investing out of a $31.25M Fund I.
  • Founded: Summer 2021
  • HQ: Austin, TX / The Internet
  • Founder / Managing Partner: Sean Doolan
  • Stage: Pre-seed & Seed
  • Expected Portfolio Size: ~25 (as of Dec 1st, 2021 we have made 2 investments)
  • Geo: Predominantly US, opportunistic globally

Our Guiding Principles:

  • A perfect storm of inflections is creating a golden era of health innovation.
  • Seed funding gap + knowledge asymmetry = robust partner opportunities.
  • Expanding the health remit materially increases our investment aperture.
  • Lateral founders are critical to leading health innovation & transformation.
  • VC market bifurcation means vertical-focused specialization will dominate early stage.
  • Conviction-driven investors have durable, long-term competitive advantages.
  • Retain maniacal focus on generating significant demand for our brand of capital.

**About The Role — “**Investment Partner”

We are seeking a founding investment team member that will play a lead role toward building Virtue into an enduring, marquee venture brand. This position carries a broad mandate across sourcing, investing, portfolio management and other critical early firm building affairs. Ideal candidates possess a strong founder-first orientation and genuine desire to serve the early stage healthcare founder community. You will have the creative license to build an institutionally-backed healthcare venture firm from scratch.

Location: Remote / Austin, TX (HQ)

Responsibilities (include but not limited to**)**:

  1. Investing / Sourcing. The ideal candidate will have responsibility for making direct investment decisions. Responsible for actively leading / co-leading end-to-end efforts that include sourcing, diligence, selecting and ‘winning’ compelling investment opportunities and building trusted founder relationships.
  2. Portfolio Management. Actively support portfolio companies in a directly beneficial manner that includes but is not limited to: achieving product market fit (PMF); product development; defining commercial strategy and go-to-market (GTM) motion; cultivating talent and hiring successful candidates, etc.
  3. Firm Building. Develop internal systems, processes and frameworks that allow Virtue to scale and build a foundation for long-term success. The ideal candidate will wear ‘multiple hats’ and have broad exposure and input to all relevant, creative matters that can produce durable competitive advantages to the firm.
  4. Content. Direct input and/or authorship to organic content produced by the firm.
  5. Investor Relations. Support any/all relationships with the current Limited Partner base and cultivate prospective Limited Partner relationships.


  1. 2-3 years of early stage healthcare venture capital experience and/or (co)founder or early team member operational experience at a healthcare or related tech startup.
  2. For individuals with VC experience, the ideal candidate will have had direct attribution and/or exposure toward making investment decisions.
  3. For individuals with founder/operator experience, the ideal candidate will likely have had a leadership role during the initial 2-3 years of company operations.
  4. Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as within a closely integrated multidisciplinary team environment.
  5. Preference for operating within a meritocratic, results-driven environment.


Competitive compensation package which includes meaningful carry participation.

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