VC Analyst Intern


VC Analyst Intern

The company



  • Strategy, Finance
  • From 50 to 250 employees

The job

VC Analyst Intern

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Who are they?

RAISE Ventures is an early-stage VC fund supporting french founders from pre-seed to series B. We invest in hypergrowth tech companies accross all sectors with ticket size from €0.5M to €5M. Since closing our first €100m fund back in 2018, we invested in 21 companies such as Virtuo, Livestorm, WeMaintain, Mooncard, Coinhouse or Lovys (you can check our full portfolio here). 🔥

A few months ago, we launched RAISE Seed for Good, a pre-seed/seed fund to back ambitious entrepreneurs leveraging tech to adress the most prevalent challenges of the decade. We already backed 7 startups such as Helios, PowerZ, Lixo (and 4 non-disclosed) 🌍

We are part of a larger investment firm, RAISE, with 5 complementary activities : RAISE Investissement, RAISE REIM, RAISE Impact, RAISE Ventures and our Endowment Fund RAISESHERPAS.

Founded in 2013 by Clara Gaymard and Gonzague de Blignières, RAISE is born from the desire to invent a new way of doing business.

RAISE is based on an innovative funding model that combines profitability with philanthropy. All investment teams pass on 50% of their carried interest to the Endowment Fund 💸. Our model is at the heart of a virtuous ecosystem bringing together large corporates and institutional shareholders, mid-sized firms and entrepreneurs.

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Job description

We are looking for a new intern to join our team in Paris for a 6 months internship starting in January 2023.

You will participate in all steps of the investment process in support of the team :

🔍 Sourcing deals: you will proactively search for best opportunities in line with our investment thesis and assist the team in the pre-qualification process. As the first point of contact for entrepreneurs you will personally meet startup teams and analyze thousands of decks.

🛠 Assisting in due diligence & closing process : you will assess investment opportunities by performing reference calls, product and technical due diligence, competitive landscape research, market sizing, business plan modelling, term sheet negotiations and drafting of the investment memorandum.

👾 Deep diving & market watch : do in-depth research on specific subjects to be presented to the investment team regularly to stay on top of the VC market.

👁‍ Monitoring our portfolio : you will help our +21 companies to scale from the idea on a post-it to a +$1b company by providing them with key strategic solutions concerning subjects including financial forecasting, product testing, market study and competition analysis.

💖 Platform building : Just like the companies we invest in, we are constantly innovating by internally creating new processes and improving existing ones, building internal tools, testing and iterating new initiatives, …

Preferred experience

  • We’re open to all educational backgrounds (i.e. Engineering, Business, Finance, Science, etc). We believe the strength of our team comes from having a diverse and inclusive workplace.
  • You are on last year of your Master’s degreeor gap-year and you have at least a first meaningful professional experience in a investment firm, consulting, M&A, or a Tech Company.
  • Bonus points for previous successful internships in a VC fund.
  • You are fluent in French and English.

You recognize yourself in the following description :

🤓 Curious & tech-enthusiast: you love technology and you are passionate about AI, infrastructure, blockchain…
🧩 Strong analytical skills & a data-driven mindset
🛠 Rigorous & organized : you love efficient processes and you know ways to improve the workflow
👊🏼 Proactive & pressure-proof : you are autonomous and thrive in fast-paced environment
👨‍👨‍👧 Great team player: we close every deal as a team and expect everyone to be 100% comitted on all subjects
🌱 ESG sensitive : genuinely curious about impact and durable growth
😎 Social animal: you love people

Recruitment process

    1. The first step is it to fill in this typeform to submit your application. The screening will be done based on your past experiences and your aswers to a few basic questions.
    1. First call with Camille and/or Maud
    1. One individual case study
    1. Individual call with the rest of the team: Pierre-Edouard, Sophia, Stéphane & Angélique

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