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06/12 Shambhavi Kumar

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JSW Ventures - Associate - Venture Capital/Investment Research - Fund Managers LLP (2-3 yrs)

Mumbai Job Code: 772667

Associate - JSW Ventures Fund Managers LLP

About JSW Ventures

- JSW Ventures is an early-stage tech focused Venture Capital fund based in Mumbai.

- We believe that technology drives innovation and innovation creates the future. We are enthusiastic about disruptive trends led by technology that are shaping the way businesses and customers consume products and services and interact with each other. The select pool of high quality entrepreneurial talent coupled with the capacity to transform existing systems and processes is driving the growth in this space.

- We invest in businesses developing solutions (products / services) for solving problems in large and high growth markets. We support the dreams of passionate entrepreneurs using technology to build scalable, capital efficient businesses. The sectors of interest include SaaS, enterprise software, financial services, consumer platforms and health tech.

- We extend our partnership not just through capital but a commitment to build exceptional companies. Leveraging our core strengths, we actively support and add value to our companies through but not limited to developing growth strategies, improving financial functions, providing access to investor community and support from extensive JSW group resources.

Job profile:

- JSW Ventures is looking for an Associate who will be responsible for sourcing, executing, and closing venture capital transactions to build a portfolio

- The Associate will identify investment opportunities as well as provide operational support to the fund and portfolio companies

Market Research:

- Identify the trends in technology sector and build a steady pipeline of new prospects basis the investment thesis

- Identify any new investment opportunities based on market and competitor analysis

Prospects Building:

- Source new early stage investments, including meeting founders and entrepreneurs

- Source investment opportunities, both directly and through a network of contacts at universities, VCs, incubators, accelerators, etc.

- Represent the fund at events and conferences

Analysis & Investment Execution :

- Understand the business and industry in detail and prepare financial model, conduct valuation analysis and prepare other deal documents of the company

- Conduct a product analysis, understand the product and technology development capabilities of the company, ability to execute on the product roadmap and future competitive edge.

- Perform diligence on potential investments to validate the business opportunity for financial returns

- Evaluate long and short term fund requirements of companies

- Analyze financial ratios to understand the financial health of the company

- Coordinate the DD and deal execution process

Investment Management & Reporting:

- Actively involved in monitoring portfolio companies including financial and operating performance, strategic value-add in steering portfolio companies, preparation of periodic reports and implementing exit strategies

- Nurture new and existing portfolio companies, including facilitating contacts for the companies

- Develop and deliver periodic reports for portfolio review of the fund

Fund management:

- Oversee and be responsible for certain accounts, finance and compliance functions of the fund

Educational Background and Work Experience

- MBA with preferred specialization in finance / strategic management

- 2-3 years of post-MBA experience in consulting organizations like BCG, Bain, McKinsey


- Business perspective / acumen

- Drive to find and invest in exceptional businesses and working with them to create large companies

- Strong understanding of financial statements and excellent excel skills

- Ownership & drive for results

- Customer focus

- Excellent writing and presentation skills

- Proficient at Excel

- Effective & open communication

- Strong excel and financial modeling skills

Key Success Factors:

- Skilled performer with strong research, problem solving, and time management skills along with the ability to multi task

Shambhavi Kumar

Human Resources Business Partner

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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