Hiring an Investment Team Associate in Canada

  • Identifying investment opportunities for the firm and assisting in the analysis and evaluation of these opportunities
  • Representing the firm in meetings with startup founders and at industry events
  • Building and maintaining a Canada focused network
  • Leading sector deep dives, building expertise and publishing content in our areas of focus
  • Support in non-deal flow related tasks and projects
  • Demonstrable interest in Venture Capital through previous work experience of at least 2 years whether it be at tech startups, investment banking, consulting or private equity;
  • An international component to your background or professional history: you must be fluent in more than one language, or you previously lived in a different country, or you did extensive business internationally;
  • Intellectual curiosity: to identify the highest potential startups, to do in-depth sector research, write investment memos, and to diligence investment opportunities (including: researching competitive landscapes, building financial models, reaching out to people who could be helpful in diligence and running diligence calls);
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the capability to take initiative, work autonomously, and to make sure all the details are just right; adept communicator with a network of individuals who think highly of you;
  • Exceptional skills in Excel and financial modeling: you understand how to read financial statements & forecasts and to build a dynamic model, how to extrapolate narratives from large sets of incomplete qualitative and quantitative data; you have a focus on actionable insights supported by data that can drive decision making processes;
  • Passion for new technologies and emerging business models;
  • Excellent organizational skills with a “self-starter” mentality and a desire for independence.
  • Continuous improvement mindset, looking for someone with fresh ideas who will not just perform tasks and duties but find ways to innovate on them

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White Star Capital

White Star Capital

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White Star Capital is an international venture and early growth-stage investment platform in technology. We partner with founders who aspire to scale globally.