The Analyst will be an investment professional who has some work experience in the early stage venture capital or private equity space. He/she will be part of the investment team, deal sourcing, leading, negotiating, and managing parts of the firm’s investment process. Furthermore, they will also work closely with the firm’s partners and portfolio companies in supporting +VC’s various activities.
With a deep passion for startups, entrepreneurship, and investing
Highly analytical and comfortable with financial statements
With strong critical thinking skills and creativity
Essential Skills and Knowledge:
Generate leads for new investment opportunities and achieve ambitious targets
Highly developed analytical skills with ability to define issues, collect and analyze pertinent data, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions, draw valid conclusions, propose sound recommendations, and implement approved solutions in support of specified goals
Build and maintain relations with startup founders and management teams
Build and maintain relations with key ecosystem players such as Venture Capital firms, Angel Groups, Family offices etc.
Perform preliminary due diligence on select investment opportunities - monitor, understand investment capital structure, shareholder rights etc
Proactively work with the portfolio companies to execute growth and operational improvement strategies
Continually find ways to improve our processes across the board
Assist with preparation of quarterly reviews based on financial and operational conditions of portfolio companies along with the senior venture team
Education and Experience:
BA/BS degree from a top-tier institution – an MBA will be an added advantage
At least 2 years’ experience as Analyst in sourcing investment opportunities at a top-tier Venture Capital fund, Growth Equity fund, Private Equity fund, or Investment Bank
Proven track record of sourcing, evaluating and closing deals
Excellent English and Arabic written and verbal communication skills
Full-time salaried position
Unlimited PTO plus public holidays
Casual work environment with flexible working hours
Opportunity to work with phenomenal people around the MENA region and worldwide
Attend all networking events +VC offers
This position is based anywhere in the MENA Region with some regional and international travel.
+VC is a venture capital firm focused on investing in tech and tech-enabled startups across the MENA region and its diaspora, taking an early leadership role with founders to set them up for success. We invest our first check at the seed stage and can follow-on the best performing portfolio companies all the way through to Series A.