This is a unique opportunity to join a high performing team and gain experience within venture capital by supporting our efforts via research and analysis.
Sway Ventures is looking to hire a full-time intern to join us in our San Francisco or San Diego office during the summer. This is a unique opportunity to join a high performing team and gain experience within venture capital by supporting our efforts via research and analysis of the following fields:
Transportation & Logistics
Retail & Brands
AI and Machine Learning
Candidates will be tasked with profiling the market for next generation technologies, potentially building them, and prioritizing our investment attention towards those technologies and/or companies that have the greatest opportunity.
Roles and Responsibilities
Specifically, candidates are expected to provide:
Landscape of early to medium growth break out companies in each vertical
Early thought leader profiling and connections from universities, start ups or large fortune 1000 technology leaders
Profiling of leading edge technologies and how they are used in each vertical
Prioritization of recommended interest based on technical advantages
Collection and compilation of key information in a CRM
Technical and business review of a potential investment for the firm
Help solving a strategy or technical problem in one of our portfolio companies that range from Uber, to Fetch Robotics, to Measurabl
Our preferred educational profile is as follows:
Currently pursuing a BS degree in Management Science, Computer Science or
Engineering with at least a GPA of 3.5 in at least your junior year of studies, OR,
Possess a BS/BA degree in Management Science, Computer Science or Engineering, and currently pursuing a Master’s or PhD degree in a related discipline with at least a GPA of 3.5.
You may not want a career as a software programmer, but the ability to code or to understand code is highly desirable.
Familiar with Underlying Technologies
Organized and Self Directed
Demonstrable experience in self-directed research, information compilation and organization, and key attribute recognition and prioritization
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to collaborate on an interdisciplinary team members to solve problems
Self-starter with a positive attitude, intellectual curiosity and a passion for analytics
Our work environment is fast-paced, flexible, and fun. We are looking for candidates interested in an opportunity from June thru August. If you have a passion for software like we do, and an intellectual curiosity about the technology that will change the world, we’d like to talk with you.
If you’re interested, please drop us a resume and a one-page summary of why you are interested in Venture Capital to email@example.com.
All submissions must be in by March 31, 2019.