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Venture Associate - MedTech and Digital Health

Palo Alto
Full-Time
Posted on 
September 3, 2022
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Job Description

General Inception is pioneering company creation as the first Igniter company. As an Igniter, General Inception brings a new way to partner with inventors to ignite innovation and nurture transformational companies. As a co-founder, General Inception brings together domain expertise, executive talent, infrastructure resources, and capital to nurture and scale growth throughout the entire company journey.


Successful team members in this role will have the skillset needed to pursue multiple opportunities, including being promoted to a Manager, then Director at General Inception, joining a high-growth startup, starting their own company, or continuing a venture career at another fund. As Manager, you will augment our internal research function and make and defend hypotheses collaboratively as a part of the investment team.


What You’ll Do:

· Work with the Practice Lead to identify opportunities in Medical Devices and Digital Health across different areas (instruments, reagents, software, diagnostics):

· Systematic scientific literature searches

· Generation of databases

· Identification of KOLs/inventors and technologies

· Perform technology and/or market due diligence on investment opportunities

· Market and competition analysis

- Business and Regulatory Intelligence

- Scientific/technical and commercial benchmarking

· IP review

· Confirm problem: solution match with KOLs

· Source KOLs from referrals, literature, etc.

· Develop market research questions and conduct interviews

· Develop preliminary business plan around problem: solution matrix, considering:

· Description of the problem

- Cost of the problem

- Size of the opportunity

- Description of the solution

- Impact of the solutionon the problem

- Existing solutions, competitors, and market

- Definition of USP/value proposition for the technology


Qualifications & Skills:

· MD or PhD in science (e.g., Biology, Chemistry, Pharmacy, Medicine)

- Familiarity with Medical Devices and Digital Health technologies is a plus

· Interest in business and consulting

· Inquisitive analytical mind with deep understanding of the scientific method

· Ability to see the big picture but with skill for detail-oriented execution

· Sensitivity to deadlines and commitments

· Ability to write clearly and summarize complex subjects in simple manner

· Both inductive & deductive reasoning ability

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