BDR - Business Development Representative - Venture Capital
We are a twenty-year young early-stage venture capital partnership that leverages proprietary technology built over the last decade to surface the fastest growing startups anywhere in the world and now have about $1.5BN of assets under management. Many of the founders we have had the fortune of working with have created category-leading startups such as Sonos, FarFetch, Acorns, Shipt, TheRealReal, Nginx and Segment.
You will work closely with our investment team and will have the opportunity to participate in our investment process including due diligence, market analysis, deal execution, portfolio support, and more. You will connect with and build relationships with dozens of Founders and CEOs, learning about a wide variety of markets, technologies, and business models.
This role works closely with one the Managing Partners and receives close mentorship and coaching, similar to an apprenticeship.
It is a great opportunity to create a personal network and first-handedly learn about the startup/tech ecosystem. Over time, you will build relationships with a variety of founders and CEOs and gain experience in a wide spectrum of markets, technologies, and business models. It will help you excel in any role you choose to pursue thereafter.
For you to excel in this role you will bring a number of skills and aptitudes with you:
- Love interacting with incredibly smart and driven individuals
- Manic attention to detail; include this sentence on the top of your resume “Details make a difference”
- Meticulous follow up and thru
- Excellent witren and verbal communication skills
- Intrinsic motivation
Curiosity & Humility:
You are an incredibly driven and motivated individual who excels in helping others succeed. Curiosity and a willingness to be humble and ask questions show your desire to truly understand. You have been successful in your prior roles because you put the interests of your prospects, clients and colleagues above yours and strive to help them be more successful in their endeavors.
Where does this lead?
Alumni of this role have gone on to found startups, become investors in other firms, start their own venture capital firms, and become senior executives in leading technology companies. Almost all of our partners have started out in this role.
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Maybe in regards to what do most BDRs believe that actually is not true?
Maybe share your thoughts on a startup or two and why they will succeed?