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Senior Associate, Bangalore

About The Role

Capria Ventures is gearing up to launch its third flagship early-stage fund. This fund will focus on investing in Jobtech, SaaS, Fintech and Climate – sectors that are not only exciting and important but also rapidly growing within India’s startup ecosystem. We’re focused on startups leveraging applied GenAI to build bigger, next-generation businesses rapidly. We’re looking for a rockstar Senior Analyst to join our team in Bangalore.

  • Are you passionate about networking with entrepreneurs, shaping their success stories and helping fuel their growth? 
  • Can you identify opportunities early?  
  • Can you source and facilitate transformative business development opportunities, creating value for portfolio companies? 

If you have what it takes to be self-motivated and proactive in a laser-focused team, we want to meet you.

Key Responsibilities

Deal Sourcing: Find the best entrepreneurs in early-stage ventures, using technology and business innovation to solve big problems for India

  • Strong understanding of the investor and entrepreneur ecosystem in India.
  • Create and continuously develop investment theses, source deals, and build a strong pipeline across Capria’s key investment sectors.
  • Become an expert in Capria’s key sectors of interest through extensive research, deep domain and ecosystem relationships.
  • Demonstrate thought leadership through articles and blog posts.
  • Build new and maintain relationships across various relevant stakeholder groups in the Indian startup ecosystem (entrepreneurs, downstream investors, upstream accelerators/incubators/angels, advisors, and sector experts).

Due Diligence: Understand, evaluate and champion opportunities for investment internally.

  • Own and drive investment diligence: market research, speaking with industry experts/customers/potential partners/team, comprehensive financial modeling, building comparative theses across sectors/geographies, etc.
  • Build conviction, lead evaluation, drive negotiations and help close exciting new investments.
  • Prepare necessary documents, articulate and present investments in a compelling manner to the investment committee to help drive the investment decision.
  • Understand deal structures and terms clearly. Lead term sheet negotiations with companies.
  • Work with our investment team from across the Global South to learn, leverage, and implement best practices.

Portfolio Management: Work with the Partners and be involved in strategy, operations, and governance. Work closely with and add value to entrepreneurs.

  • Manage relationships with our portfolio companies.
  • Closely monitor the progress of portfolio companies and ensure superior performance against benchmarks and overall great business execution.
  • Work closely with the portfolio companies and help them with business development, funding, planning, hiring, operations improvement, expansion, etc.
  • Follow up with portfolio companies on a monthly/quarterly basis for MIS reports, dashboards, financial statements, cash positions, impact data, etc.

Leadership: Be a part of the team defining the firm’s long-term strategy, build thought leadership and strengthen the firm’s brand recall.

  • Exhibit a strong sense of ownership and drive, and motivate others to build something bigger and hugely impactful.
  • Lead, mentor and develop a team of analysts and fellows.


  • Bachelor’s degree, MBA or similar degree preferred.
  • 5+ years of experience in venture capital, investment banking, startups, corporate innovation, and/or at a top-tier management consulting firm.
  • Strong knowledge of India and the startup ecosystem.
  • Excellent business acumen and strong financial analysis abilities.
  • Ability to think creatively about business problems and opportunities.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Self-starter, comfortable with ambiguity, always curious to learn, has a great eye for detail, is highly quality-conscious and takes complete ownership of projects and work product.
Role Type Full time
Location Bangalore, India

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Unitus Ventures is now Capria India

Unitus Ventures, a leading venture capital firm in India, is joining forces with its US affiliate Capria Ventures, a Global South specialist, to operate with a unified global strategy under a single brand, Capria Ventures.