Looking for a Summer Associate (Current Juniors)

Lead Edge Capital is an innovative, multi-stage growth equity firm that offers entrepreneurs flexible capital and extensive domain expertise via its Limited Partner Network, a global advisory group of leading executives, entrepreneurs and dealmakers. Lead Edge has invested in leading software and internet companies including Marketo, Bazaarvoice, Mindbody, Drilling Info, Refinery29, Xamarin, BlaBlaCar and Alibaba Group. Lead Edge is based in New York and manages over $500 million in assets.

Some highlights on the firm and the position:

  • Position located in New York City
  • Seeking two Summer Associates (current Juniors) to start end of May 2015 for at least 10 weeks
  • Role is combination of deal origination/execution and portfolio management
  • Small investment team with direct senior exposure
  • Candidate must have entrepreneurial drive and a go-getter mentality

Please email avery@leadedgecapital.com or tim@leadedgecapital.com:

Attach your resume, a cover letter, and answer the following questions (please keep each response less than 200 words):

  • Do you have sales experience? If so, please elaborate on where, describe a meaningful sale, and share any best practices you picked up. If not, please describe a leadership role you had and an experience where you had to creatively problem-solve.
  • What are two growth stage tech companies (software/internet sector) that you think are interesting and why? For each, please elaborate on the business model (how they make money/who are their customers) and if you have, share a perspective on why that would make for a compelling investment.

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