WIND Ventures is located in San Francisco, CA and is the strategic venture capital arm for COPEC, a leading energy and retail corporation and one of the most valued brands throughout Latin America (LatAm). This is an opportunity to join the first professional strategic venture capital program with strong ties to the appealing LatAm growth markets. Since 2019, WIND Ventures has achieved top tier financial and strategic results and is looking to add a Senior Associate or Manager (depending on experience) to the team. The role will work closely with the Head of WIND Ventures.
COPEC is part of the second largest corporation in Chile with an extensive network of fueling stations, convenience retail stores and related B2B and B2C services throughout LatAm and the US. WIND Ventures aims to continue building a sizeable investment portfolio of strategic startups and scaleups where COPEC’s significant resources accelerate the exploration or realization of new growth via its ‘unfair access’ to Latin America value proposition to global Founders.
The role will help lead the firm’s mobility strategic venture capital efforts, including investment strategy input, sourcing, evaluation, development of investment recommendations, negotiation, execution, portfolio management, performance reporting, and exits of deals. Depending on experience, this will include holding multiple Board Observer or Board positions in WIND Ventures portfolio companies and actively contributing to portfolio company governance, strategy and performance, and managing relationships with co-investors and company management. The role will also be responsible for advocating WIND Ventures’ unique value proposition of ‘unfair access’ to the Latin American growth markets to the global innovation eco-systems as well as working to realize this value working with WIND’s Latin America-based teams and WIND Venture portfolio CEOs.