The Associate will be responsible for engaging in a variety of investment‐related activities, including valuating investment opportunities and deep dives into new topic areas. The Associate will be involved in various aspects of firm daily business, including supporting our existing portfolio companies and fund administration. We anticipate that this position will be a 2‐year full‐time role prior to the Associate attending graduate school, launching an entrepreneurial career, or starting some other endeavor. Start date flexible.
Diligence investment opportunities
Perform financial, technical, market, and competitive landscape diligence
Create and analyze financial statements and models
Perform sensitivity and scenario analyses
Plan and conduct market research, customer calls, and expert interviews
Collaborate with other members of the Investment Team to scope new investment areas
Execute deep dives by planning and conducting market research, analyzing industry sources of data, attending conferences/events, and engaging topical experts
Proactively identify and engage with companies and entrepreneurs
Communicate findings and conclusions to other members of the investment team via written and verbal reports
Support existing portfolio companies and fund administration
Perform ad hoc financial and operational analyses for Portfolio Company CEOs and C‐Suite
Content creation for Prelude‐hosted events, speaking engagements, and other brand‐building activities
Manage fund reporting and relationship databases
Other responsibilities as determined by the Managing Directors
Qualifications and Skills
Demonstrated interest in entrepreneurship or start‐ups
Passion for combating climate change
Deep intellectual curiosity and strong work ethic
Exceptional interpersonal, analytical, and written and verbal communication skills
Solid understanding of financial statements and ability to build financial models
Technical and/or science aptitude
Ability to work independently and excel in an unstructured environment
Based in (or willing to relocate to) the Bay Area
At least 1‐2 years of relevant work experience
To learn more or apply, please send your resume to Gabriel Kra at email@example.com, and include 2‐3 sentences describing an investment area or thesis that excites you.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability, and other classifications protected under federal, state, or local law.
Background check and nondisclosure agreement required prior to employment.