Ventures Associate

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Plug and Play Tech Center ( 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.

Job Purpose

Plug and Play is one of the largest startup ecosystems, providing both top-tier Corporations and startup companies from all around the world a one-stop shop for all of their Silicon Valley needs. Plug and Play Ventures sources startups for investment and our in-house startup accelerator programs. We source thousands of startups all over the world and link them with the leading global corporations in their industry. We research internal external trends, engage startups, and help define strategy.

We are looking for a Ventures Associate to help support our dynamic Ventures Team. Ideal candidates will be detail-oriented, familiar with the start-up ecosystem, driven, articulate, and enjoy working with others in a fun and fast-paced environment. This individual must have an understanding of investments and how they are made along with a demonstrated interest in technology, start-ups, and corporate innovation.

The position offers an unparalleled opportunity for personal growth in a short period of time in a supportive and prosperous environment. If you enjoy in-depth analysis and exploring new ways to research funds, managers and underlying investments, this is a position for you.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Help source and evaluate new investment opportunities
  • Build financial analyses for individual companies and the venture capital portfolio as a whole
  • Manage incubation initiatives and engagement with startups
  • Provide high-touch support and value-add for our portfolio companies
  • Provide solid consult to portfolio companies and schedule deal review sessions
  • Support Ventures team with both internal and external expos and meetups
  • Assist the Ventures team in all projects and initiatives

  • Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Two years experience in a startup ecosystem
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize multiple competing tasks
  • Flexibility to work extended hours during heavy workload periods/events
  • Experience with performing due diligence for investment opportunities
  • Exceptionally strong analytical, research and writing skills and an innate curiosity