Investment Fellow, Brazil

Role & Opportunity

This Investment Fellowship is a unique opportunity to gain insider experience and skill-building with a leading specialist VC firm investing in next-generation tech companies in Brazil and across the Global South. Many past fellows describe this as a highly condensed “MBA on venture capital”. Successful candidates are highly entrepreneurial and self-directed professionals who thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic, global startup environment.

You will work closely with the our LatAm investment team as well as other investment, IR, value-add, operations team members focused on India, Africa and SE Asia.

The Global Investment Fellowship is an opportunity to contribute to:

  • Pipeline development support to find promising tech companies across entrepreneurial hotspots in the Global South
  • Deal analysis, diligence and closure as we scale up our investment programs
  • Investment operations, data collection, analysis, fundraising support and more
  • Portfolio value-add and portfolio performance reviews support
  • Other strategic global projects

Experience and Capabilities

  • Experience working in Brazil venture capital, finance or entrepreneurial ecosystem
  • Strong analytical and financial skills. You must be comfortable with organizing and synthesizing data.
  • Experience in a start-up environment or equivalent. We’re not a large firm – just like us, we’re looking for someone who knows how to get a lot done with limited resources and is looking to be challenged and interested in growing.  
  • Outstanding communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Highly motivated self-starter who creates opportunity and operates well with limited oversight.
  • Passion for learning and excitement for working with a variety of people and companies.

Fellowship Success Factors

The most successful fellows have many of the following traits:

  • Highly driven with high personal expectations on making a memorable contribution
  • Fast learner as they will be asked to do things they’ve never done before
  • Highly curious; always asking helpful questions and wanting to learn more
  • Team player; helps others to succeed; volunteering proactively and frequently
  • Good judgment – able to identify and focus their time on the most important items; knows when to cut losses and pivot when something not getting to result
  • Creator of value/systems not just a user; leaves a legacy with the firm
  • Strong communicator – verbal and written; able to be objective on pros/cons and yet also come to a reasoned conclusion

Languages Required

Total fluency in English and Portuguese. Spanish a plus.

Education and Work Experience

The fellow role is an opportunity designed for candidates with relevant work experience and/or a Masters degree in Business, Finance, Economics, or related field.

Position type Fellowship
Location Brazil

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