Consumer Technology Investment Associate

J17 Capital

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Full time

Associate

Jan 22

J17 Capital is hiring a full-time professional to join our technology investment team in Toronto, Canada. This position is an exciting opportunity for professionals with significant work experience in the product design /venture capital/growth equity space. The successful candidate will assist the team lead on sourcing, leading, negotiating, and managing the firm’s Consumer tech investments in sectors such as Media & Communication, Gaming, and Marketplaces.

What you’ll do:

  • Play a key role in supporting all aspects of the investment cycle from deal origination, screening, due diligence, structuring and negotiation, modelling, investment memo preparation, investment committee presentations to portfolio management and exit
  • Conduct due diligence to support investment decisions via market research, competitor benchmarking, and valuations analysis
  • Establish and build effective relationships within the venture capital ecosystem, including Startups, venture funds, corporate partners, and other service providers

What you’ll get:

Purpose: we use venture capital as the way to remove the barrier between now and future

Founders: we work with some of the smartest, most passionate, most interesting founders in the world

Investors: we partner with top tier venture capital investors globally to find the next big thing

Team: we are a group of curious people learning on a day-to-day basis

What we’re looking for:

  • 5+ years of relevant industry experience, preferably in a leading technology corporate, a successful Startup, reputable venture capital/growth equity investment firm.
  • Technical background and product experience is a major plus, ideally as an alum of top consumer tech firms or a graduate/Ph.D. of engineering/CS/philosophy/Law
  • An MBA from a top-tier business school and/or work experience in a major innovation hub are a plus
  • Exceptionally curious and driven, with the ability to balance competing priorities, work independently and thrive in a high-performance team environment with demanding deadlines

How to apply:

  • Different formats cater to different candidates, so we offer two options to know you better:
  • Option A: in 500 words or less, please tell us a story about something that’s happened in the last few years that will give us a sense of who you are
  • Option B: in 500 words or less, please tell us what one consumer tech company (or category) we should invest in and why
  • Send your answer and resume to in one PDF file to HR@J17capital.com

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