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Venture Capital Associate

London
Full-Time
Posted on 
June 20, 2021
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Job Description

Northzone is an early-stage venture capital firm built on experience spanning multiple economic and disruptive technology cycles with over $1.7 billion under management. Founded in 1996, the team today is spread across three main hubs—New York, London and Stockholm—and has to date raised nine funds and invested in more than 150 companies, including category-defining businesses like Spotify, iZettle, Avito, Kahoot!, Hopin, Klarna and Trustpilot

Northzone is currently deploying a $500m Fund IX, invested in challenger businesses like Hopin, Einride, Flink, Spring Health and others in stealth. The firm supports founders who are redefining the way we live, work and build.

About the role

  • Lead research and develop subject matter expertise in key focus areas
  • Source new investments for target sectors and markets
  • Build new relationships with emerging entrepreneurs
  • Lead due diligence for new investments
  • Provide various support for our portfolio companies
  • Represent Northzone in the startup community
  • Assist in various internal activities across the firm, including fund strategy, LP reporting, and events
  • Opportunity to travel multiple times per year to our global offices
  • Two years associate programme

For a day in the life of a Northzone Associate, please check out this blog post by Michelle Nacouzi, our Investment Associate in New York.

Requirements

About you

  • At least 2 years of experience at a technology startup, early stage VC, investment bank, or strategy consulting firm
  • Demonstrable curiosity in technology and its impact on humans
  • Strong communications skills, including the ability to prepare and deliver investment memos and to represent Northzone externally
  • Deep compassion for the entrepreneurial journey and a collaborative spirit
  • Self-starter, capable of sourcing and executing projects independently
  • Bonus point for existing connections to the NYC or European tech community
  • Right to work in the US or the UK

We want people driven by passion and with an entrepreneurial mindset, ready to embrace the uncertainty of this world and the investment ecosystem. We’re welcoming all backgrounds and reward grit. Your profile doesn’t look like the norm? Be our guest

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