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Recruiting a New Investor at FirstMark – Matt Turck

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

Right here’s the story:

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

2/ The position is finest fitted to somebody who’s 2-4 yrs out of faculty That is *not* a fast-track alternative so that you can rapidly write your individual checks independently However it’s an incredible alternative to be taught 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, at the very least initially, shall be spent producing in-depth evaluation, deal memos and supporting the deal course of and doing board work.

4/ By way of background: quite a lot of the areas I concentrate on are comparatively technical: enterprise software program, information infrastructure, ML/AI, dev instruments, web3 infrastructure … so you must have a powerful urge for food for digging into these areas…

5/ … and whereas not a tough requirement, it might assist if you happen to 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 so forth

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

7/ The position 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 possibility to maneuver / transfer again to NYC!

8/ To use:

  • electronic mail [email protected] (with “MT Investor” within the topic line)
  • embody a canopy be aware, your resume or LinkedIn, and something attention-grabbing/enjoyable you’d prefer to share (weblog, writing, movies, social media and so forth)

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



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