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Associate, Growth Investments
Seattle, WA
Entry Level +1 · Full time
Posted a year ago
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About Point72 Ventures

Point72 Ventures is a global venture capital strategy led by a diverse set of domain experts with the capital and mandate to lead rounds through all stages of a company's growth, from idea to IPO. The team invests in founders with bold ideas who use the latest technologies to drive transformational change across industries. Point72 Ventures offers entrepreneurs access to expertise and insights, executive and technical talent, and hands-on support. With offices in the U.S. and Europe, Point72 Ventures is an affiliate of Point72, the global asset manager founded by Steven A. Cohen. For more information, visit p72.vc.

Role Summary

The Point72 Ventures team is looking for a passionate, hard-working individual to join as two-year Associate to focus on growth-stage investments. Our Associates conduct industry research, identify and track potential investment opportunities, perform rigorous due diligence, help execute transactions, and monitor portfolio performance. We are technical investors that like to dive deep into segments of the market where we believe technology can be most transformative. Our team-first approach means Associates are expected to not only investigate themes by talking to companies, potential founders, and domain experts but also effectively share their findings by modeling out scenarios, testing assumptions, synthesizing their learnings, and iterating with the team’s feedback. Our Associates gain exposure to our diligence and deal processes, and have the opportunity to find, underwrite, and support multiple promising investments each year.

What Excites You

  • Learning about new markets and technologies
  • Talking with experts about how hard problems and how industries are changing
  • Crunching the numbers, analyzing business fundamentals, building models
  • Driving smart, informed bets and constantly learning from them
  • Synthesizing a lot of disparate information into key takeaways that support decisions
  • Building new things and iterating on them quickly and openly
  • Working with and contributing to the culture of a small team

What Excites Us

  • “Deep generalists” who pride themselves on being knowledgeable, resourceful, and able to learn complex concepts quickly
  • Exceptional Excel-based modeling skills
  • Excellent attention to detail, organization, and project management skills
  • A strong “toolkit” (familiarity with SaaS platforms such as Slack, Affinity, Notion, and Airtable)
  • People who “elevate the room” through their work ethic, curiosity, and attitude
  • Great team players who care about and contribute to a thriving team culture

What Success Looks Like

  • Ownership – You take charge of your work, uphold your commitments, and never drop the ball
  • Prioritization – You focus on what matters most and wait on the rest; you’re great at thoughtfully saying no to others
  • Adaptability – You can triage needs and context-switch quickly and effortlessly
  • Communications – You have excellent listening, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Teamwork – Everyone loves working with you and feels energized after engaging with you
  • Integrity – You demonstrate 100% commitment to the highest ethical standards

We take care of our people

We invest in our people, their careers, their health, and their well-being. When you work here, we provide:

  • Fully-paid health care benefits
  • Generous parental and family leave policies
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Support for employee-led affinity groups representing women, people of color and the LGBT+ community
  • Mental and physical wellness programs
  • Tuition assistance
  • A 401(k) savings program with an employer match and more
Point72 Ventures
Point72 Ventures is an every-stage global VC fund focused on fintech, deep tech, and enterprise investments led by Steven A. Cohen.
Size:  11-50 employees
Year Founded:  2016
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