Jobs at Alumni Ventures Portfolio Companies


Principal Investor, Yard Ventures

Alumni Ventures

Alumni Ventures

Boston, MA, USA
Posted on Friday, May 17, 2024
Job Type
  • Engage with key players in the startup ecosystem to broaden our network
  • Source and assess potential deals through outreach to venture capitalists, entrepreneurs, incubators, and other stakeholders
  • Guide deal sources and prospective companies on our investment process, while nurturing professional relationships
  • Lead the preparation and distribution of due diligence materials
  • Conduct a thorough analysis of each investment opportunity, including discussions with company teams, competitors, and customers
  • Recruit, train, and manage interns/fellows for deal outreach and research support
  • Present investment opportunities, field questions from the Managing Partner and Limited Partners, and coordinate Investment Committee meetings
  • Oversee and update our company database, continually monitoring prospect status
  • Assist with investor relations and potential investor outreach as needed
  • Supervise administrative tasks and recommend process and product improvements
  • Bachelor's degree required, MBA or other advanced degrees preferred
  • Harvard degree strongly preferred
  • Life sciences or biotech background strongly preferred
  • 1-5 years of venture capital experience, supplemented by 7-10 years of overall work experience
  • Exceptional research and analytical skills
  • Professional demeanor complemented by a strong work ethic
  • Social media savvy/digitally native- enjoys creating podcasts & videos
  • Demonstrable interest in entrepreneurship, emerging companies, and new technologies
  • Proven experience in conducting company research and due diligence
  • Capable of managing multiple complex projects concurrently
  • Effective communicator with excellent listening and sales skills
  • Adept at networking and growing deal identification systems
  • Highly organized yet able to focus on the broader strategy
  • Self-motivated, good team player, and capable manager
  • Quick learner with a creative problem-solving mindset
  • Proficiency in database management and technical platforms is a strong advantage
Salary Description
$150,000-175,000.00 plus carry, equity and bonus