Investment Associate
New York City, NY
Mid-level +1 · Full time
Posted a year ago

About the job

Inspired Capital is looking for a full-time Investment Associate to play an integral role on our investment team. As an Investment Associate, you will work in lock-step with our team of proven investors and startup operators. You will be part of all aspects of the deal flow process, with an emphasis on sourcing exceptionally high quality deals and diligencing potential opportunities.

At Inspired, we are obsessed with the craft of early-stage company building. We are building a multigenerational firm and set an extraordinarily high bar for every member of the team. Across the current team, we have worked together for a combined 60+ years and value a tight-knit culture of collaboration and trust. Not only are you motivated, high energy, detail-oriented, and passionate about startups, but you also share our commitment to creating a top-tier firm for many decades to come.

We invest deeply in every member of our team and are looking for an Investment Associate who wants to fully commit to the next chapter of their career.

Key Responsibilities

  • Source unique deals from a proprietary set of deal flow
  • Support active deals through market research, financial analysis, and modeling
  • Compose detailed investment memos, outlining the pros and cons of potential investments
  • Build models and assess the quality of a company’s key metrics potential
  • Research emerging industries and become a subject matter expert in key areas that align with the firm’s theses
  • Provide support to portfolio companies with business development, recruiting, and fundraising


  • Strong self-starter, with a commitment to learning
  • 3-5 years of investment experience (i.e. venture, investment banking, private equity, hedge fund)
  • Proficient in modeling, market-sizing, and presenting data-driven and qualitative analysis
  • Data-oriented and analytical thinker
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work seamlessly with everyone from senior members of the team to portfolio founders
  • Obsessed with entrepreneurship and the startup ecosystem

To apply: Email your resume to, and please send a brief response to this question: If you could invest in one early-stage company (<$10M raised to date) at Inspired Capital, what would it be and why?

About Inspired Capital

Inspired Capital is an early-stage venture capital firm headquartered in New York City, investing in the entrepreneurs of tomorrow. The firm takes a generalist approach, leading and co-leading Seed and Series A rounds. With $500M under management, the firm invests in tech-advantaged businesses, including Rho, Habi, Orum, Finix, Chief, Canvas Medical, and Scythe. Inspired Capital was founded by Alexa von Tobel, who previously founded LearnVest, and Penny Pritzker, founder and chairman of PSP Partners who previously served as U.S. Secretary of Commerce. To learn more, visit

We are an equal opportunity employer.

Inspired Capital
Inspired Capital Partners is an early-stage technology venture fund focused on supporting the next wave of exceptional entrepreneurs.
Size:  1-10 employees
Year Founded:  2019
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