Job Description

Builders VC is an early-stage venture capital firm focused on investing where technology meets new business models to modernize antiquated industries including healthcare, agriculture, industrials and real-estate. We operate a distributed investment team and invest from seed to Series-A. With over $400 of AUM and the recent closing of our second fund we are expanding our investment team in San Francisco and expect the team member to help lead new investments, be active in portfolio management and work with our strategic LPs to identify areas for co-investment.

Essential Job Functions

You’ll divide your time roughly into:

Pillar 1- Finding new investment opportunities

  • Conduct industry deep dive & landscape analysis
  • Build out a network of seed stage funds in the ecosystem
  • Help implement the top of funnel process for screening and identifying companies
  • Building thought leaders through content writing are areas of interest

Pillar 2 - Leading of new investments

  • Lead due diligence and deep dives once an investment opportunity has made it through the funnel including expert & customer interviews, assess market opportunity and financial review and analysis
  • Prepare internal briefing documents
  • Present and sell new opportunities internally to the investment and the partners

Pillar 3 - Portfolio management and portfolio reviews

  • Take on Board Observer positions
  • Draw on own and team network to support portfolio companies where possible
  • Manage complex situations within the portfolio incl. performance management, follow-on rounds and exits
  • Contribute to portfolio reviews and benchmarking
  • Identify opportunities for follow-on funding from other Builders VC investment vehicles and present such opportunities to LPs
  • Work with select group of strategic LPs to identify technology pain points and overlap for investment opportunities

Qualifications

We know you have what it takes, if you have:

  • Originating, leading and executing investments in VC or growth capital;
  • Operational experience at a start-up is a plus (but not necessary);
  • Being a key contributor in making and executing on investment recommendations;
  • Working with and monitoring portfolio companies;
  • Having acquired a strong analytics and strategy tool kit in strategy consulting, investment banking or a commercial or financial role in tech.
  • Deep knowledge of technology investing and understanding of the VC ecosystem