Want to join the team?

We are hiring an Associate, to be based in our London office. The Associate will support the Partners in selecting and developing the Fund III portfolio of companies and in the promotion of Pentech to the wider start-up ecosystem. Specifically, the Associate will support the Partners by:

  • Providing market reports/presentations
  • Producing product competitive analysis reports/presentations
  • Undertaking financial modelling
  • Undertaking investment due diligence
  • Carrying out desk-based market research to identify investment opportunities
  • Representing Pentech at start-up events and trade shows and technology events to both socialise the portfolio and firm and identify investment opportunities
  • Developing relationships with Associates at other VC firms and boutique investment banks
  • Carrying out specific tasks for the Fund III portfolio, such as market assessments, competitive analysis, financial modelling, etc.

The candidate should possess the following attributes and experience:

  • A passion for start-ups and for what makes them tick
  • You should be intellectually curious about emerging areas of technology
  • Be highly numerate, with a good undergraduate degree, ideally in a science or engineering discipline
  • Ideally, have spent 2-3 years working in a start-up environment in either a founder, technical or product marketing role
  • Have excellent communication skills, and so able to produce concise reports, and present these to a wider audience
  • Have excellent inter-personal skills and so able to develop your own network within the start-up ecosystem
  • You should be able to multi-task and effectively manage your own time

The role will be based in London, but you must have the flexibility to travel as required.

Contact: eddie@pentechvc.com