Forgepoint is Hiring an Associate

01.13.22 | blog

About Forgepoint
Forgepoint Capital is a multi-stage venture capital firm based in the San Francisco Bay Area. Our mission is to ensure a safer and more prosperous world by investing in the innovators shaping and securing our digital future. Founded in 2015, Forgepoint manages $770M across 2 funds and draws upon one of the largest networks of trusted industry experts and customers to support entrepreneurs with strategic guidance and connections.

Opportunity:
We are actively seeking an Associate to join our team in the San Francisco Bay Area. The role will primarily focus on executing new investments, supporting portfolio companies post-investment, and developing investment theses / themes / market maps. We expect the Associate to be an active voice in all investment and fund-level discussions. Importantly, the role is designed for upward mobility.

Responsibilities:

  • Effectively evaluate and analyze new investment opportunities
  • Conduct comprehensive due diligence on new investments
  • Build and maintain financial models and conduct valuation analyses
  • Ongoing monitoring and support of portfolio companies
  • Develop investment theses, themes, and market maps based on in-depth research
  • Perform various outbound marketing and deal sourcing activities, which may include email outreach, attending conferences, and interfacing with prospective entrepreneurs or co-investors
  • Perform other responsibilities related to executing the investment mandate of the fund

 

Requirements:

  • Undergraduate degree
  • Minimum 2-years of investment, investment banking, or consulting experience
  • Excellent writing, communication, presentation, and analytical skills
  • Demonstrable ability to review and articulate investments
  • Team oriented and exceptional work ethic
  • Highly entrepreneurial and self-motivated
  • Demonstrable passion for investing and technology

 

For interested candidates, please email your resume to [email protected].

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