Research Analyst, Venture & Private Markets - Europe
Company: CB Insights
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: January 16, 2022
Research private markets and the venture ecosystem. Help clients
make decisions. Create compelling research.
If you are passionate about following the venture ecosystem in
Europe, from London to Berlin and Par and beyond, then we have a
job for you.
The role you'll play:
Interested in a unique opportunity to produce the most digestible
and most actionable insight into top venture investors and growth
markets? Are you able to develop a viewpoint and package insights
into research that is prescriptive rather than merely descriptive?
Are you able to help junior analysts do the same?
About the IU team:
Working on the Intelligence Unit is a unique seat with a view into
accelerating technology change. There is no team quite like ours
anywhere, inside or outside of tech. You are working at a growing
SaaS startup, while also spending your day analyzing the tech
markets and companies driving tech disruption across industries. To
do so, you will have full access to the CB Insights software
platform and its billions of data points, which you will be
immersed in every day. You will be surrounded by some of the most
curious and driven people you will ever meet and held up to the
highest standards every day. Our analysts and editors come from
backgrounds as diverse as investment banking, VC, consulting,
equity research, journalism, and medical research. As you grow, you
will have the opportunity to work with both upstarts and heavy
hitters in European venture, and have the ear of senior deal
makers. We count many of the top VC, growth equity, and corporate
VC firms as clients.
Your main tasks:
Write data-driven research briefs and reports that combine our data
with your insights/expertise to analyze the momentum of startups,
markets, and the increasingly diverse locales fosteri private
market activity in Europe
Understand and develop prescriptive insights for decision makers
and deal makers in European venture, including hedge funds dipping
into the private markets, corporates and strategic investing
through corporate venture arms and other vehicles, as well as
top-tier VCs defining tomorrow's technologies
Track exit, valuation, investor, and geographic trends to develop
an impactful research agenda meaningful to both startups,
investors/corporates, and advisors who sit in between
Publish digestible, differentiated, and incisive research on our
client-only platform and occasionally for our public research
Develop and give client and prospect presentations to discuss VC
and private market trends in Europe
When required, mentor, coach, and supervise the work of one or two
Support PR requests and CB Insights events with data and category
Help develop and pioneer new research products
Must be passionate and knowledgeable about venture, the startup
ecosystem, and related areas such as valuations/multiples, deal
terms, M&A, IPOs, public-market filings, etc.
What you bring to the table:
Writing experience a must - can be within the fields of tech or
market research, journalism, equity research, investment banking,
or consulting in financial services, technology, or related
3+ years professional experience in a venture- or private
markets-related position in Europe (can be while working in any of
the fields cited above), preferably involving direct support of
dealmakers, corporate development, or company research
Show a contagious passion for the material: Must be a startup/tech
geek passionate about all things VC
Ability to synthesize data and develop meaningful viewpoints and
Strong communication/presentation skills and leadership abilities.
You should feel comfortable speaking to VC or Fortune 500
clients/prospects as an authority on the trends and the
Familiarity with and ability to read in one or more of the
languages important in the European market
Research experience a plus; the idea candidate will have a track
record of prolific and impactful publications in VC
Some startup experience ideal, a thick skin and high tolerance for
Ability to multi-task and manage the details while keeping an eye
on the big picture
Strong MS Excel and PowerPoint skills
BA/BS required; relevant graduate degrees a plus
What's CB Insights All About
The CB Insights platform is the smartest way to explore and exploit
emerging technologies. We help the world's leading companies
accelerate their digital strategy and transformation with data, not
opinion. Our Emerging Technology Insights Platform fuses machine
and human intelligence to help you discover and manage your
response to emerging technology startups and markets.
Amazing culture that emphasizes Hard Work, High Standards, Hunger,
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Be Healthy: Health with HSA and FSA options, dental, and vision
insurance along with unlimited/take what you need sick day
Plan for the future: 401k with up to 4% match
Continued Learning: $1,000 yearly continuing education stipend
Rest and Relax: Competitive vacation and holiday plans
We know that diversity makes for the best problem-solving and
creative thinking. We are dedicated to adding new perspectives to
the team and encourage everyone to apply if your experience is
close to what we are looking for.
Equal Opportunity Employer: CB Insights is committed to creating a
diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity
employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender
identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin,
genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.
If you know someone who'd be perfect for the role,
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