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Venture Capital Analyst Internship

About Seedstars Africa Ventures 

Seedstars Africa Ventures is a 100m$ venture fund investing in innovative, early-stage, high-growth companies across the continent and providing them with first-class support. The fund leverages the existing operations of Seedstars' accelerator in 25+ countries in Sub Saharan Africa.

About the job

Seedstars Africa Ventures is looking for a 6-months intern. This is a unique opportunity to work in the VC space in a newly created fund while making a difference by supporting innovating entrepreneurs in Africa. This internship is based in Paris and can be thereafter extended into full-time employment based in Nairobi, Kenya. Start date: as soon as possible. 

The intern will assist the team in:

  • Screening and reviewing investment opportunities;
  • Carrying the due diligence process, engaging with founders along with the fund Partners; collecting, organizing and analysing reported information;
  • Preparing Investment Memos to present to the Investment Committee;
  • Managing fund communication, including working on presentations and supporting its online presence and reach;
  • Undertaking ad hoc market research.

The candidate should have:

  • A strong interest in the VC and investment space, as well as a strong interest in emerging markets, and particularly Africa;
  • A prior internship experience in an investment fund, an investment bank, a management consultancy, or an audit firm. Experiences with leading scale-ups  will also be considered;
  • Strong analytical and writing skills, with capacity to multi-task and meet deadlines;
  • A strong command of English (both written and verbal);
  • Experience in using Office, including Excel.

Equal employment opportunity:

Seedstars is an equal opportunity employer with more than 40 nationalities represented. We truly value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

 

 

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