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Venture Investment Strategy – Senior Associate
Posted on 11/23/2022
Dorchester, Boston, MA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Market Research
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  • 3 - 5 years of experience in investment banking, private equity, venture capital, management consulting or corporate development
  • Strong market research and analysis skills; ability to evaluate market dynamics and leverage findings to inform company strategy
  • Strong analytical, quantitative, and communication skills
  • Demonstrated understanding of SaaS economics and business models
  • Passionate about technology startups
  • Enjoy nerding out with startup founders at the earliest stages of their companies
  • Undergraduate Degree
  • Collaborate with the GM of New Ventures and the New Ventures Investment Lead to make decisions on funding, scaling, shutting down, and spinning off New Ventures initiatives into new Lines of Business for Toast
  • Evaluate emerging trends, business models, and companies in the Restaurant industry. Be the company's go-to expert for the areas you cover
  • Source opportunities for New Ventures investments by designing and leading detailed market research efforts using both quantitative and qualitative methods
  • Develop detailed financial models, including unit-economics analysis and ROI forecasts
  • Synthesize analyses and recommendations into concise presentations to drive executive decision making processes at the monthly Investment Committee meetings
  • Collaborate with New Ventures leads on strategic projects including market and competitive analysis, building rigorous business case models, pricing and packaging optimization, go-to market models, and more
  • Work with Finance & Strategy business partners to reconcile New Ventures businesses forecasts to actuals and scenario planning
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience in an early stage technology startup
  • Restaurant, SaaS or FinTech industry experience
  • Knowledge of SQL, Python or R

1,001-5,000 employees

Cloud-based restaurant software company
Company Overview
Toast is on a mission to enrich the food experience for all. Toast connects employees, operations, and guests on a reliable, easy-to-use platform so restaurateurs can stay one step ahead of a rapidly evolving hospitality market.
  • Peer Nominated Toastie Awards
  • Professional Development Reimbursement Program
  • Sabbatical
  • Unlimited Vacation & Flexible Work Hours
  • Medical, Dental, & Vision Coverage + Wellness Stipend
  • Commitment to Employee Wellness
Company Core Values
  • Lead with Humility
  • Embrace A Hospitality Mindset
  • Always Be Hungry
  • One Team
  • Stay Toasty
  • Driven with Purpose