• Full Time
  • london

Forming an integral part in a newly launched investment division of a well-established Group, The Investment Associate will focus on long term investments in high growth markets, using your extensive network to devise a solid strategy to grow our portfolio. Reporting to the Investment Director, the successful candidate will come from a solid VC background and be able to demonstrate an interest/experience in at least one of the following sectors: trading, blockchain, fintech, renewables, clean tech You will have a broad and varied role where they will be required to add value in all parts of the investment process. They have ambitious plans for growth and the ideal candidate will be excited about being part of the long-term journey. Location: Flexible (Remote) Responsibilities: Work closely with the leadership team on executing the investment strategy Research industry and market trends Source and screen potential investments Monitor, track and build relationships with start ups Conduct and arrange investment pitch meetings Conduct comprehensive investment due diligence on investments Generate investment ideas and actively source those opportunities Preparation and presentation of investment memos for investment committee Portfolio monitoring and reporting Liaising with internal and external stakeholders, private banks, funds, investee companies, angel networks, founders, start ups Attend industry events, build a network of founders and investors Provide support to portfolio companies, represent Red Acre Ventures to portfolio companies Occasional business travel will be required, primarily within Europe Requirements 3-5 years’ experience of early stage investing within a Venture Capital firm or equivalent Strong experience project managing the entire due diligence process for deals from initial pitch to completion Experience performing sector and company analysis and presenting findings concisely and accurately with actionable insights Experience of, or can demonstrate an interest in at least one of the following sectors: trading, blockchain, fintech, renewables, clean tech Has a strong network within the venture capital eco system Is passionate about investing in high growth companies Enjoys collaborating with team members to generate ideas Can work independently on complex problems or projects with long lead times Can work effectively under pressure Confident in providing challenge as part of the investment process Is an excellent communicator Intellectually curious and entrepreneurial mindset when it comes to risk Conducts themselves with integrity & honesty

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