Come join us as an Investment Associate! Shasta Ventures is growing! We want to hire affiliates to become listed on our investment team to help us find, analyze and make investments across the Shasta investment practice areas: Enterprise, Consumer, and Emerging Platforms. Shasta Ventures is a SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA capital raising firm focused on early-stage investments in organization, consumer, and growing system companies that are building products that change the real way we live and work.
The teams behind these ground-breaking technologies and services are passionate, possessing unique and frequently contrarian insights with the instinct and grit to bring their visions to life. 1 billion under management. Notable investments include Anaplan, Apptio, Dollar Shave Club, Nest Labs, Nextdoor, Turo, Zuora, and more. You will do a broad range industry research and analysis to learn about and understand industry landscapes within our focus areas.
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You will talk with entrepreneurs on a daily basis to help display and filtration system opportunities. You will work with Partners to dig into specific companies to find out more about their product, business model, market size, go to advertise plan, technology stack and opportunity. You can help build investment cases for specific companies, writing investment memos, and co-presenting opportunities during weekly Partner Meetings. You may support deal negotiation, winning the closing and offer. Post-investment, you will support our portfolio and entrepreneurs companies. Your opinion will be highly valued and your initiative to dive into white spaces and help the entire Shasta partnership find out about new industry focus areas will be welcomed.
Post-investment, you will be called upon to support our companies and business owners however is effective. This will include support in marketing and PR, interviewing and hiring, product testing, pitch feedback, business development, introductions to potential sales opportunities or any other function where we can help. You may stand for Shasta throughout the industry, on social press, at industry events and conferences, with some US travel.
You will help produce and staff Shasta occasions including meals, meetups, conferences and other. You can help us plan our annual LP presentations and conferences. The passion and deep knowledge of the early-stage technology ecosystem. Hard working self-starter, with an entrepreneurial state of mind who excels in open working environments with little direction.
People-first, with a humble and personable demeanor thinking about supporting others. Hungry to learn new things, and driven to show on the rocks within the industry to identify great investment opportunities. Naturally analytical mindset, proficient in using analytical tools. Sufficient level of technical and product knowledge to quickly evaluate company / product viability.
Strong verbal and written communication skills, having the ability to quickly synthesize huge amounts of information and provide an analytical breakdown of strengths and weaknesses. Executive presence with the confidence to state your advocate and opinion for it. A strong personal network in the first stage startup ecosystem – and the eagerness to continue building one – will make a difference. Growth mindset and capability to project into the future to consider new technologies and how they may or might not be adopted by consumers and businesses. This role is perfect for a curious and full of energy person with 2 to 6 years of work experience in challenging and analytical assignments either within or advising Enterprise technology companies.
If you are passionate about enterprise technology and wanting to discover how companies are using SaaS, artificial cleverness, big data, and blockchain to increase customer income, drive-worker efficiency and tighten enterprise security, this role is right for you then. This role is a perfect position for someone with 2 to 4 years of prior work experience directly for, or associated with, consumer technology companies.