500 Durians Job Application – Investment Analyst / Associate

Investment Analyst / Associate*,
500 Startups (Singapore)

 

Thank you for your interest in our Investment Analyst / Associate role based in Singapore!

Our hiring process starts by reading the job description below. Once done, you can click on the big red button at the bottom of the page. That will direct you to a form which should take between 5-10 minutes to complete. 

 

Job Summary 

500 Startups is a venture capital firm on a mission to discover and back the world’s most talented entrepreneurs and build thriving global ecosystems. We have invested in over 2,400 early-stage companies across 75 countries and are consistently ranked as the most active venture capital firm in deals and exits.

 

Our Southeast Asian “500 Durians” team has invested in over 200 regional startups since 2013 including being early in companies like Grab, Carousell and Bukalapak among many others. This is just the beginning – we are aggressively growing our team to serve even more founders and be even more impactful to entrepreneurship and the region.

 

We are looking for an Investment Analyst / Associate* to join the 500 Durians team in Singapore. Your mission will be to support the General Partners with deal sourcing, diligence, analysis, research and supporting our founders post-investment. We invest in a company on a near weekly basis – be prepared for long, intense hours but doing extremely satisfying, impactful, cutting-edge work.

*Job title will depend on the seniority of the eventual hire

 

Responsibilities Include:

    • Deal sourcing and due diligence on potential investments in primarily Singapore
    • Preparing financial models and analysis where required
    • Managing and updating the deal pipeline and all information systems relating to deals from sourcing to exit
    • Preparing deal memorandums and risk assessments for all new and follow on investments
    • Preparing research reports and decks for the General Partners 
    • Managing tracking and reporting efforts for existing portfolio, including valuation of portfolio companies and other special projects 
    • Supporting the portfolio with their needs, especially follow-on funding
    • Attending and speaking at events to build networks with ecosystem players

 

Preferred Qualifications:

    • 2 to 4 years of investing experience in VC or PE preferred and prioritised. Similar experience in investment banking / finance or working in fast-paced environments with a focus on financial analysis with a strong business acumen will also be considered.
    • MBA preferred. Bachelor’s / Master’s degree in Business / Finance or related field required. 
    • Exceptional written and oral communication skills.
    • Exceptional analytical skills, including data and financial analysis. Knowledgeable about how technology companies operate and scale
    • Proven knowledge and interest in startup / venture ecosystem and technology trends especially in SEA through prior work / output / activities
    • Ability to multitask and manage a huge number of varied deals and tasks, while keeping to timelines and maintaining a high quality of work
    • Ability to easily understand and assess business models, people and market opportunities
    • Ability to embark on deep, studied research where necessary
    • Proven attention to detail and rigour of analysis through prior work 
    • Comfortable with a variety of responsibilities and working in a lean team
    • Comfortable with a minimal amount of direction but high expectations
    • Flexibility with international travel at short notice
    • Proficient in G Suite tools

 

  • Due to the high volume of applications received, only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

  • APPLY NOW

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Investment Analyst / Associate*,
500 Startups (Singapore)

 

Thank you for your interest in our Investment Analyst / Associate role based in Singapore!

Our hiring process starts by reading the job description below. Once done, you can click on the big red button at the bottom of the page. That will direct you to a form which should take between 5-10 minutes to complete. 

 

Job Summary 

500 Startups is a venture capital firm on a mission to discover and back the world’s most talented entrepreneurs and build thriving global ecosystems. We have invested in over 2,400 early-stage companies across 75 countries and are consistently ranked as the most active venture capital firm in deals and exits.

 

Our Southeast Asian “500 Durians” team has invested in over 200 regional startups since 2013 including being early in companies like Grab, Carousell and Bukalapak among many others. This is just the beginning – we are aggressively growing our team to serve even more founders and be even more impactful to entrepreneurship and the region.

 

We are looking for an Investment Analyst / Associate* to join the 500 Durians team in Singapore. Your mission will be to support the General Partners with deal sourcing, diligence, analysis, research and supporting our founders post-investment. We invest in a company on a near weekly basis – be prepared for long, intense hours but doing extremely satisfying, impactful, cutting-edge work.

*Job title will depend on the seniority of the eventual hire

 

Responsibilities Include:

    • Deal sourcing and due diligence on potential investments in primarily Singapore
    • Preparing financial models and analysis where required
    • Managing and updating the deal pipeline and all information systems relating to deals from sourcing to exit
    • Preparing deal memorandums and risk assessments for all new and follow on investments
    • Preparing research reports and decks for the General Partners 
    • Managing tracking and reporting efforts for existing portfolio, including valuation of portfolio companies and other special projects 
    • Supporting the portfolio with their needs, especially follow-on funding
    • Attending and speaking at events to build networks with ecosystem players

 

Preferred Qualifications:

    • 2 to 4 years of investing experience in VC or PE preferred and prioritised. Similar experience in investment banking / finance or working in fast-paced environments with a focus on financial analysis with a strong business acumen will also be considered.
    • MBA preferred. Bachelor’s / Master’s degree in Business / Finance or related field required. 
    • Exceptional written and oral communication skills.
    • Exceptional analytical skills, including data and financial analysis. Knowledgeable about how technology companies operate and scale
    • Proven knowledge and interest in startup / venture ecosystem and technology trends especially in SEA through prior work / output / activities
    • Ability to multitask and manage a huge number of varied deals and tasks, while keeping to timelines and maintaining a high quality of work
    • Ability to easily understand and assess business models, people and market opportunities
    • Ability to embark on deep, studied research where necessary
    • Proven attention to detail and rigour of analysis through prior work 
    • Comfortable with a variety of responsibilities and working in a lean team
    • Comfortable with a minimal amount of direction but high expectations
    • Flexibility with international travel at short notice
    • Proficient in G Suite tools

 

  • Due to the high volume of applications received, only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

  • APPLY NOW

> Back to Jobs