MBA Associate

MBA Associate @ Red Sea Ventures

Red Sea Ventures, an early-stage Venture Capital firm located in NYC, is seeking an MBA Associate who will become an integral part of the fund’s day to day operations and investment process. 

The MBA Associate will work closely with the Red Sea Ventures team, attend pitch meetings, conduct due diligence, and share their views on investment opportunities. Responsibilities will also include summarizing potential investments and conducting extensive market research.

The MBA Associate will receive fantastic exposure to venture capital, the technology industry, and the NYC start-up ecosystem and will gain experience in all aspects of the deal process including sourcing, investing, term sheet negotiation, and portfolio management.

This position will be full-time over the Summer and have the option to be part-time during the Semester. Beyond the summer, the MBA Associate will be expected to spend ~12 hours in the office each week and be available for up to 20 hours/week in total.

 The Red Sea Ventures MBA Associate program has built a strong reputation over the past several years with almost ten MBA’s from top schools successfully getting exposure to early stage VC and ultimately full-time opportunities at other VC funds and VC-backed startups such as Box Group, 14W, Insight Venture Partners, Charge Ventures, and Jet.com.

Responsibilities

  • Assist the team in identifying, sourcing, & evaluating new opportunities

  • Research market opportunities and develop investment themes

  • Produce detailed financial analysis and investment due diligence for potential investments

  • Work in a strategic capacity with portfolio companies on a regular basis

Desired Qualifications

  • Ideally, a first-year MBA student looking to enter the venture capital industry

  • 2-5 years of experience preferred at a highly-regarded investment bank, consulting firm, technology company, or venture fund

  • Demonstrated passion for technology and entrepreneurship

  • Personal integrity, initiative, quantitative expertise, strong communication skills, and the ability to work as an effective part of a team are essential

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from a premier undergraduate program

  • Legally qualified to work in the U.S.

Compensation

  • This opportunity is unpaid, but some expenses are included.

Next Steps

  • Please email hello@redseaventures.com using the subject “Red Sea Ventures – MBA Internship Application” and attach your resume and a brief cover letter.

 

About Red Sea Ventures

Red Sea Ventures is an early-stage venture firm investing in technology-enabled startups that are building the next generation of products and experiences for consumers and workers. Red Sea Ventures makes Seed and Series A investments and focuses much of its efforts on the New York ecosystem. Prior investments include; Sweetgreen, Convoy, Outdoor Voices, Allbirds, WayUp, SkySafe, Nest, and Elite Daily. To learn more about Red Sea Ventures please visit www.redseaventures.com