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Venture Intern - Summer 2017

Location: San Francisco, CA

Department: Venture Team

Type: Internship

Min. Experience: Student (College)

The Company:

FundersClub is the premier online venture capital firm, targeting early investment in the world’s most promising tech startups. We help founders disrupt their industries with the capital and value add of our community, while democratizing investing in top startups for investors.

Incubated by Y Combinator and backed by top VCs like First Round Capital and angel investors like Chris Dixon (Partner, Andreessen Horowitz), we are disrupting venture capital by combining software and networks of people to better discover, fund, and support the world’s most promising entrepreneurs.

In our first ~5 years, we have funded and supported over 230 top startups. They have gone on to build >$9B of equity value and raise >$1.8B of follow-on capital, including rounds led by other top VCs like Sequoia Capital (e.g. Instacart, ZoomCar), Andreessen Horowitz (e.g. Coinbase, Instacart), Union Square Ventures (e.g. Shippo, IPFS) and Founders Fund (e.g. Flexport, ClearTax). Our unrealized investment returns have been above median venture and S&P 500 in each of our first three reported vintages.

Our goal is to support companies from seed stage through acquisition or IPO. Eighteen have had exits to date (including TalentBin, acquired by Monster Worldwide; Represent.com, acquired by CustomInk; ScreenHero, acquired by Slack, and Statuspage.io, acquired by Atlassian). We have also built a vibrant community of >20,000 investors and hundreds of top entrepreneurs, and lead in startup investing and operating education.

Our work impacts millions of individuals worldwide, and we've created an environment and culture for tackling immense and challenging problems. FundersClub’s own founders are successful entrepreneurs who have previously raised capital, built teams and companies, exited, and invested in dozens of high-growth startups. Our team includes early veterans of successful tech startups, established companies like Google and Box, top financial firms, and premier academic institutions like MIT, Wharton, and Penn. Our extended team includes a cross section of some of the best VC investors including First Round Capital, Draper, Spark Capital, Y Combinator, Andreessen Horowitz, Intel Capital, and others.


Role: Venture Intern

Responsibilities:

  • Support FundersClub's startup investing activity and be part of the disruption of venture capital
  • Collect info for, help produce, and help distribute info and updates on startups
  • Assist with sourcing investment opportunities and conducting due diligence
  • In-depth market research and market analyses
  • Assist portfolio companies
  • Help build and leverage FundersClub’s proprietary data set

Requirements:

  • Must thrive in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment, be self-motivated, and love learning and taking on new responsibilities
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, reading comprehension, and analytical skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Experience and/or comfort in a software-first organization, including engaging with product and engineering teams
  • At least 2 years towards a Bachelor’s degree
  • Full-time availability in San Francisco from mid-June to August 2017

FundersClub internship perks:

  • Opportunity to challenge yourself while making an impact
  • Competitive salary
  • 3 meals a day + stocked kitchen of snacks and beverages
  • Bi-weekly team events
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