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Recruiting a New Investor at FirstMark – Matt Turck

I’m recruiting a junior investor / affiliate to work instantly with me at FirstMark. You’d assume the function could be largely about ghostwriting my tweets, and yeah possibly, however wait, there’s extra!

Right here’s the story:

1/ The function is to work carefully with me on all elements of the job: * new investments * present portfolio / board assist * content material / neighborhood: supporting Information Pushed NYC and Crypto Pushed, annual MAD business evaluation, and many others

2/ The function is finest suited to somebody who’s 2-4 yrs out of school That is *not* a fast-track alternative so that you can rapidly write your personal checks independently However it’s an incredible alternative to study in depth all aspects of the enterprise capital job

3/ Sure, sourcing is part of the job, and you’ll take part in lots of conferences with founders *however* a lot of your time, not less than initially, will likely be spent producing in-depth evaluation, deal memos and supporting the deal course of and doing board work.

4/ When it comes to background: a number of the areas I give attention to are comparatively technical: enterprise software program, information infrastructure, ML/AI, dev instruments, web3 infrastructure … so it is best to have a robust urge for food for digging into these areas…

5/ … and whereas not a tough requirement, it might assist in the event you had one thing in your background evidencing a technical inclination: maybe a CS/engineering diploma, a earlier job (and even internship) at a software program firm, some writing on the subject, some app you constructed and many others

6/ All the standard stuff doesn’t harm: good colleges, having been professionally educated (consulting, funding banking, and many others), having labored at a tech startup, and many others… … however I’m largely on the lookout for mind, excellence, ardour for startups, drive – and ideally some humor too

7/ The function is predicated in New York. We’re a small staff that likes to spend time collectively so, sure, being all in the identical metropolis issues. Nice alternative for anybody who needs a chance to maneuver / transfer again to NYC!

8/ To use:

  • electronic mail apply@firstmarkcap.com (with “MT Investor” within the topic line)
  • embrace a canopy notice, your resume or LinkedIn, and something fascinating/enjoyable you’d wish to share (weblog, writing, movies, social media and many others)

P.S. As a fast replace on this: *LADIES* please apply, overwhelming % of dudes reaching out to date… the technical background stuff is a gentle requirement (if that’s one concern?), so long as you’re fascinated with studying/spending time in these areas



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