Venture Analyst


Dublin, Ireland

Full time



Sep 4

Elkstone is the leading Irish Investment House focused on Entrepreneurs, Senior Executives, Institutional LPs, the Venture Community and Irish Diaspora. Our mission is to increase the economic value and overall wellbeing of the Island of Ireland by growing our network, enabling deserving investments and delivering superior investment performance. We put clients and founders at the heart of what we do.

We focus on Real Estate, Venture, Lending and Hedge Funds. We have opened our doors to external investors through both our Club which provides access to our internal deal flow and our Private Investment Office which provides both access to co-investing in our principal's investment portfolios and wealth management to many of Ireland's entrepreneurs and High Net Worth Individuals.

Our focus is to proactively assist our clients in selecting investment opportunities that are directly tailored to their individual needs.

Job Description

Elkstone is Ireland’s leading early-stage venture investor. We invest in founders with global ambition. We back exceptional entrepreneurs with the vision, passion and grit, to build category defining global companies. Our investment approach is sector-agnostic, seeking to invest in technology enabled, capital light, internationally scalable businesses. Our portfolio of 60 Irish and international companies includes unicorns Flipdish, LetsGetChecked and Thirty Madison, and high-growth businesses such as Manna Drone Delivery, ProtexAI, HealthBeacon, AudioMob & Soapbox Labs.

In 2022 we announced our new €100m early-stage venture fund and are now looking to hire more talented people to join our Ventures team. We are looking for a motivated and ambitious Venture Analyst to support our Venture team.

Main responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

This role will be part of our investment team that invest in 10-15 early-stage businesses per year, and managing a portfolio of 60 existing investments. In addition to career development opportunities, your role will be dynamic in a fast-paced environment with high levels of responsibility from day one. No two days are the same!

  • Financial modelling & analysis across our venture fund and portfolio companies
  • Conduct thorough research on emerging technologies, industry trends, and market dynamics relating to potential investment opportunities
  • Support the investment team in conducting due diligence on target companies, including financial analysis, competitive environment and commercial assessment
  • Assist in the evaluation and screening of investment opportunities, including reviewing pitch decks, financial models, and business plans
  • Collaborate with the investment team in conducting meetings and interviews with entrepreneurs and founder/management teams
  • Support the investment team in preparing investment proposals, presentations and investment committee materials
  • Interface with portfolio company CEOs and CFOs to understand specific company needs related to our engagements and drive data collection/due diligence process.
  • Complete ad-hoc financial analysis and financial modelling to assist & support our Ventures Team.
  • Assist and support our Ventures team as needed.


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or Economics or 2+ years equivalent work experience.
  • Intricate knowledge of Excel and well versed with financial statements.
  • Advanced skills in excel modelling.
  • A keen interest in technology.
  • Keen attention to detail and demonstrated ability to produce error-free deliverables with minimal oversight.
  • Proven planning and organisational skills is a must, deadline-driven with the ability to navigate ambiguity and manage multiple assignments simultaneously in a fast-paced environment.
  • Personal entrepreneurial experiences are desirable but not essential.
  • Motivated, self-starter, with the ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • It is an essential requirement of the role that the successful candidate is fluent in English, both spoken and written.
  • It is an essential requirement of the role that the candidate is comfortable in taking directions, follow up, and able to prioritise and multitask in a changing environment.

Please note that candidates selected to commence the recruitment process may be asked to complete a research assignment and will undergo a background screening process.

Elkstone is an equal opportunity employer.

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