Venture Capital Analyst Internship - Seedstars Africa Ventures

Remote
Internship to Full Time
Seedstars Africa Ventures
Entry Level

Seedstars Africa Ventures is a venture capital 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. 

Seedstars Africa Ventures is looking for a 6-months intern. This is a unique opportunity  to work in the VC space while making a difference by supporting early-stage entrepreneurs in Africa. This is a remote role starting 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 analyzing reported information;

• Preparing Investment Memos to present to the Investment Committee;

• Supporting fund communication, including working on presentations and  contributing to the fund’s online presence and reach; 

• Undertaking ad hoc market research. 

The candidate should have: 

• A strong interest in the VC and investment space,  

• Some experience in Sub-Saharan Africa, having lived, studied or worked on the continent; or strong cultural knowledge of the continent. 

• At least 6 months of experience in a PE/VC investment fund, an investment bank, a management consultancy, or an audit firm 

• Strong analytical and writing skills, with capacity to multitask and meet  deadlines; 

• A strong command of English (both written and verbal); French is a plus. 

• A self-starter attitude; 

• Experience in using Office, including Excel. 

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