Cortado Ventures is an Oklahoma-based venture capital firm investing in early-stage, ambitious companies to define a new generation of economic prosperity for Oklahoma. We invest in B2B tech across software, hardware, and life sciences, with a particular emphasis on the energy, logistics, manufacturing, healthcare, aerospace, and fintech/insurtech sectors. Cortado leverages our team’s deep experience as leaders and innovators to position our portfolio companies for accelerated growth. We typically invest in pre-seed through Series A rounds and are currently investing out of our second fund.
The position: Venture Associate
Oklahoma City, OK or Tulsa, OK
Salary: 80k – 100k, dependent on qualifications. Full benefits (medical, life, dental) will be covered for the employee. Associate is also eligible for up to 20% annual bonus.
Expected start date: January 2023
The Venture Associate position at Cortado Ventures is an excellent opportunity for an early career professional looking to build a career in venture capital or startups, while having a tremendous impact on the entrepreneurial ecosystem of Oklahoma and the broader Midcontinent region.
The Associate will work alongside our investment team to source deals, conduct diligence, and put together investment memos and other investment related materials. The Associate will also play a significant role in portfolio company management and support, problem-solving with startup CEOs and attending board meetings as needed. In addition to those primary responsibilities, the Associate will get many “touches of the ball” in all aspects of the venture capital firm, and may be asked to complete tasks to support operations, PR, internal reporting, budgeting, investor relations, and more as needed.
Deal sourcing and diligence
Portfolio company management and support
The ideal candidate has a strong academic background and 4-6 years of relevant work experience in venture capital, consulting, private equity, startups, or entrepreneurial support. Demonstrable skills in deal sourcing, diligence and execution, and portfolio management are a plus.
Candidates should be:
In addition to completing the application on LinkedIn, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with a few paragraphs explaining your interest in the role and why you think you are a great fit.