Senior Technology Analyst
Plug and Play Tech Center (plugandplaytechcenter.com) is the most active VC in Silicon Valley and the largest innovation platform in the world.
Our passion is to help startups succeed and that’s why we built the ultimate startup ecosystem: industry-specific accelerator programs, office space, year-round investments, 180+ corporate partners, and hundreds of VCs in our network.
Simply put, we give startups the best possible chance to thrive.
Duties and Responsibilities
Evaluate American and Chinese information technology and software products and solutions, ranging from medium to high complexity, for possible collaboration efforts, investment, and/or acquisition opportunities
Evaluate management and research/development staff of American and Chinese technology companies, for possible collaboration efforts, investment, and/or acquisition opportunities
Review highly technical patent and copyright materials to determine if the startup company’s technology can be protected or is already infringing on another company’s protected technology
Assess technological feasibility to create viable products and integration possibilities between candidate U.S. technologies and potential customers' (in both the U.S. and China) existing systems
Analyze technical product requirements, designs, and development model. Identify technical problems and deficiencies to provide input in enhancing business systems
Act as liaison between technology and business, write and present technical reports on the engineering profiles, specifications, and market potential of evaluated technology for potential investors in both the U.S. and China
Assist start-up entrepreneurs in developing and delivering strategy to help create profitable growth with their customers in the areas of information technology implementation and integration
From time to time, advise the engineering staff at start-up companies on specific technologies
International travel required 3-4 times per year, to visit companies and investors
Bachelors degree in Engineering, Computer Science (or closely related field)
5 years of work experience as Technology Analyst, Chief Scientist, Chief Technology Officer, or closely related position