Seven Capital Investments LLC VC Associate Remote · Full time Company website

The Venture Capital Associate will support the investment team in sourcing, evaluating, and executing investments. Key responsibilities include conducting market research, performing due diligence, financial modeling, and assisting with portfolio management. The role requires strong analytical skills, attention to detail, and the ability to thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced environment

Description

Venture Capital Associate at Seven Capital

Location: Africa (Remote)

Company Overview:

Seven Capital is an early-stage venture capital firm dedicated to closing the funding gap for pre-seed/seed and Series A startups. We invest across diverse sectors such as E-commerce, Fintech, etc., focusing on untapped markets in Africa.

Role Overview

The Venture Capital Associate will play a crucial role in supporting Seven Capital’s investment team. This position involves sourcing, evaluating, and executing investments, conducting market research, and assisting with portfolio management.

Key Responsibilities:


Deal Sourcing:


- Identify and source potential investment opportunities.

- Engage with startup founders and conduct initial outreach.

- Conduct preliminary due diligence and recommend promising startups to senior team members.

Deal Execution:


- Analyze market requests, financials, and product information for selected startups.

- Perform in-depth market, team, and product analysis.

- Conduct detailed financial analysis to support investment decisions.

Investment Process Support:


- Augment and streamline the overall investment process.

- Collaborate with the investment team in deal structuring, negotiation, and execution.

- Assist in managing the weekly investment review process.

Portfolio Management:


- Monitor and track portfolio companies’ performance.

- Analyze financial performance and prepare quarterly valuations.

- Prepare and maintain fund and portfolio company dashboards.

Additional Responsibilities:


- Conduct in-depth market research to identify emerging trends in relevant sectors.

- Produce and present investment theses and strategy recommendations.

- Cultivate and maintain relationships with portfolio companies, investors, and partners.

Qualifications

- Master’s degree in business administration (MBA) preferred, with a bachelor's degree in accounting, economics, finance, business administration, or a related field.

- 2-4 years of experience in consulting, investment banking, venture capital, private equity, or corporate development.

- Demonstrable ability to build financial models and assess investment returns.

- Expertise with Microsoft Office, specifically Excel and PowerPoint.

- Strong written and verbal communication and presentation skills.

Desired Skills

- Proven ability to meet tight deadlines with consistent accuracy and attention to detail.

- Superior analytical and strategic-thinking skills combined with excellent business judgment.

- Ability to challenge and question perceived norms.

- Aptitude to gather and make sense of vast amounts of data.

- Adaptability and ability to thrive in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment.

- Unquestionable integrity and strong work ethic.

Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Paid time off

Application Process

This is a remote position, with a preference for candidates located on the African continent. Interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter, and a sample investment memo of a company they believe has the potential to be great to [email protected]. Please include "Venture Capital Associate Application" in the subject line.