Venture Investment Associate
Posted on 12/15/2023
INACTIVE
XTX Markets

201-500 employees

Quantitative electronic market-maker providing global liquidity
Company Overview
XTX Markets is a leading electronic market-maker that provides consistent liquidity across various asset classes globally, leveraging advanced machine learning techniques and substantial computational resources to navigate the complex, ever-changing financial markets. The company's culture promotes collaboration, respect, and continuous learning, fostering a non-hierarchical environment where diverse talents from different industries work together to solve complex financial technology problems. With a focus on technical excellence, the teams at XTX Markets use a wide range of technologies to process vast amounts of real-time data, build client-facing platforms, and monitor trading activity, ensuring optimal performance and competitive edge in the market.
Data & Analytics

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

N/A

Founded

2015

Headquarters

, United Kingdom

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

-2%

1 year growth

18%

2 year growth

37%
Locations
London, UK
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Business Strategy
CategoriesNew
Business & Strategy
Requirements
  • Minimum of 2-3 years' experience in a highly technical role within the machine learning ecosystem
  • Experience as an operator in a high-growth company, an investor in the space, a data scientist, consultant, or machine learning investor
  • Previous entrepreneurial or operational experience within early or growth-stage companies is advantageous
Responsibilities
  • Deal sourcing and execution
  • Work with the existing team to develop venture investment / sector thesis’, keeping abreast of AI trends across various industries
  • Sourcing investment deals through established and new relationships
  • Conduct technical due diligence, leveraging your technical expertise
  • Organize additional internal due diligence process, leveraging AI/ML/technology expertise within XTX
  • Negotiate term sheets and investment offers
  • Co-ordinate deal execution with existing venture team members, in-house legal and finance teams
  • Portfolio management (Ventures and Strategic Investments)
  • Working closely with the leadership of portfolio companies on business strategy, operations, and growth
  • Attending board meetings as an observer
  • Connecting companies to experts within and outside of XTX
  • Assisting with next stage fundraising or exits (connecting to investors, validating materials)
  • Tracking exercise of any XTX investments involving optionality, such as convertible notes or warrants preparing summaries or recommendations for the XTX Investment Committee
  • Obtaining key performance metrics for internal monthly XTX Operating Committee
  • Represent XTX at external events
  • Help maintain existing accelerator and investment programme relationships
  • Grow XTX’s presence as a leading technology investor by attending targeted events and partnering with appropriate outside organisations
  • Other
  • Help prepare the annual business plan on an annual basis for internal funding (no external fundraising requirement)
  • The position is London, UK based, but may involve international business travel
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience as an operator in a high-growth company
  • Experience as an investor in the machine learning space
  • Experience as a data scientist, consultant, or machine learning investor
  • Previous entrepreneurial or operational experience within early or growth-stage companies