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Investment Associate
Techstars Riyadh Accelerator
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Locations
Remote
Experience Level
Entry
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Requirements
  • Deep understanding of, empathy for, and experience with, the zero-to-one entrepreneurial process - you quite likely have 1) been a co-founder or early employee at a startup company and have ideally been involved with a successful fundraise or two, or 2) have prior early-stage tech investing experience
  • Experience engaging with and supporting a diverse entrepreneurial network
  • 5-10 years of prior experience in the technology industry; product development, engineering, or go-to-market experience
  • Experience constructing Investment Memos and supporting research
  • Understanding of venture deals, investment materials, and investor pitches
  • An investment track record that demonstrates the ability to source, transact and grow early stage businesses
  • Strong emotional intelligence, experience with recruiting, vetting or advising entrepreneurs
  • A genuine passion for technology and startups, an entrepreneurial mindset and a desire to learn
  • You are available to travel
  • Systems thinker with an eye for things that do not scale and the capability to design new processes and systems for implementation across programs
  • Expertise with Excel models, Google Suite, and other tools utilized by our founders and program
  • Your verbal and written communication skills are razor sharp
  • Initiative and comfort working through uncertainty/unstructured environments come naturally to you
  • Analytically oriented - you make decisions based on data
  • You can sell - you combine credibility and chemistry to convince people to join you on your journey
Responsibilities
  • Lead multiple investment decisions a year, directly attributed to you, with support from your Managing Director
  • Source, recruit, evaluate, and close investments in target companies consistent with your program investment thesis utilizing direct outreach, paid marketing, events, referrals, and in-bound accelerator applications
  • Do what it takes to identify, close, and help world-class founders to find success and to make sure our accelerator experience is authentic and extraordinary
  • Form and foster authentic relationships with founders, investors, mentors, service providers, and other ecosystem partners in order to develop sourcing relationships and build a support network for our founders
  • Help our founders secure additional investment during and post-program
  • Deliver content and workshops during our 13-week accelerator programs
  • Mentor our founders and provide them with the network, tools, and education they need to succeed
  • Provide ongoing portfolio management and assistance for our companies
Techstars

1,001-5,000 employees

Seed-stage startup accelerator
Company Overview
Techstars believes entrepreneurs can change the world, collaboration drives innovation, and great ideas can come from anywhere.
Company Core Values
  • We Always #GiveFirst - Offer support to others without an expectation of anything in return.
  • Do What's Right for Founders - Always keep the interest of our core customer in mind: the entrepreneur.
  • Quality Before Quantity - Focus on growth, but only if we scale the quality of the work.
  • Network Over Hierarchy - Value remote decision making over centralized processes.