Recruiting a New Investor at FirstMark – Matt Turck

I’m recruiting a junior investor / affiliate to work instantly with me at FirstMark. You’d suppose the function can be largely about ghostwriting my tweets, and yeah possibly, however wait, there’s extra!

Right here’s the story:

1/ The function is to work intently with me on all elements of the job: * new investments * current portfolio / board help * content material / neighborhood: supporting Knowledge Pushed NYC and Crypto Pushed, annual MAD trade evaluation, and many others

2/ The function is finest fitted to somebody who’s 2-4 yrs out of faculty That is *not* a fast-track alternative so that you can rapidly write your personal checks independently However it’s an incredible alternative to study in depth all aspects of the enterprise capital job

3/ Sure, sourcing is part of the job, and you’ll take part in lots of conferences with founders *however* a lot of your time, at the least initially, can be spent producing in-depth evaluation, deal memos and supporting the deal course of and doing board work.

4/ By way of background: a number of the areas I give attention to are comparatively technical: enterprise software program, knowledge infrastructure, ML/AI, dev instruments, web3 infrastructure … so you must have a robust urge for food for digging into these areas…

5/ … and whereas not a tough requirement, it could assist in the event you had one thing in your background evidencing a technical inclination: maybe a CS/engineering diploma, a earlier job (and even internship) at a software program firm, some writing on the subject, some app you constructed and many others

6/ All the standard stuff doesn’t damage: good faculties, having been professionally educated (consulting, funding banking, and many others), having labored at a tech startup, and many others… … however I’m largely in search of mind, excellence, ardour for startups, drive – and ideally some humor too

7/ The function is predicated in New York. We’re a small group that likes to spend time collectively so, sure, being all in the identical metropolis issues. Nice alternative for anybody who desires a possibility to maneuver / transfer again to NYC!

8/ To use:

  • e mail apply@firstmarkcap.com (with “MT Investor” within the topic line)
  • embody a canopy be aware, your resume or LinkedIn, and something fascinating/enjoyable you’d prefer to share (weblog, writing, movies, social media and many others)

P.S. As a fast replace on this: *LADIES* please apply, overwhelming % of dudes reaching out thus far… the technical background stuff is a gentle requirement (if that’s one concern?), so long as you’re fascinated about studying/spending time in these areas

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