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Venture Associate

New York
Full-Time
Posted on 
August 29, 2021
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Job Description

We're the world’s best partner for founders. Started in London by Brent Hoberman and Henry Lane Fox, Founders Factory offers founders the best platform to launch or scale their startup.

Founders Factory is hiring for a Venture Associate in New York that can help source, close and support outstanding technology investments. The role will require building relationships in the local community with entrepreneurs, VCs, universities and founder talent. Good candidates should have outstanding people skills, hustle, resilience, deep empathy with founders and a high curiosity for technology and startups.

💪 Responsibilities

  • Identifying key sources for startup founders and finding scalable ways to interact with them.
  • Leverage your existing relationships with prominent VCs and strategic angel investors to help our portfolio companies successfully fundraise.
  • Assessing and qualifying early-stage ideas, technology and founding teams.
  • Activating and growing our local network in New York and other key startup ecosystems in the US.-
  • Evangelizing the Founders Factory vision and story to key local players.
  • Supporting the development of the Founders Factory seed program and studio platform in New York

🎯 Requirements

  • Personal networks that embrace the startup, VC and talent communities in New York.
  • Ability to communicate authoritatively and passionately and share details of the Founders Factory vision, differentiation and operations.
  • Warm relationships with high-quality investors and startup founders are a must.
  • Demonstrate relentless energy and passion for finding opportunities, building relationships and execution.
  • Previous early-stage tech investing experience at a fund and/or as an active angel investor a must.
  • Previous healthcare investing experience is a plus.

🙌 What you'll get:

We provide all the excitement and freedom of an early stage startup but with the stability and resources of a large organisation. This is your rare chance to contribute across the full business spectrum and springboard your career for success.

Growth: Work with and meet exceptional talent. Learn faster than you ever have before. Access our large network of investors and customers.

Network: Unparalleled access to our corporate partners and wider network (for life!)

Autonomy: Freedom to execute, build businesses, not just products.

Office and Remote: Desk space in a fully-serviced office in New York and all the kit you need to work from home.

Perks: Secondment opportunities to other FF locations, 10% learning time allocation, free lunch once a month, healthy snacks, freshly ground coffee and others.


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