Kaszek Ventures, Latin America’s leading Venture Capital firm, is expanding its team and adding a strong and high-potential Associate to work in its Buenos Aires offices.
The firm has raised U$S 430 million and has invested in more than 50 companies up to date. Some of the fund’s portfolio companies are : Nubank, Grupo Zap, Creditas, Gympass, Loggi, Quinto Andar, Dr Consulta, Contabilizei, Digital House, NotCo and several others (
www.kaszek.com / portfolio
Kaszek was founded in 2011 by Hernan Kazah, (MercadoLibre’s co-founder and former COO / CFO) and Nicolas Szekasy (MercadoLibre’s former CFO).
Nicolas Berman, former VP of Marketing and Sales of MercadoLibre, also joined as a Partner soon after the firm’s foundation.
Today Kaszek Ventures has formed a great team of experienced industry experts to select and support the best start ups in the region (
The Associate will have the opportunity to work hand in hand with the partners in all the aspects of the investment process and the fund management. This includes :
Deal sourcing : participation in industry events, research of existing opportunities and industry mapping and scanning of potential investments and attractive business models in all Latin America.
Due Diligence : data gathering and data analysis for the development of investment theses for potential companies in which to invest, interviewing the company’s team, its partners and clients to fully understand the business.
Portfolio management : cooperation with the portfolio companies on new rounds of capital raisings, business plans, operational needs and head hunting.
Fund management : support on strategic portfolio discussions, performance assessments, and material preparations for investors.
This position offers the opportunity to work in a small team with high exposure to the entrepreneurial and venture capital industries around Latin America.
Education : Exemplary academic record at a top university with a degree in Engineering, Economics, Business Administration or related careers.
Postgraduate studies (E.g. MBA) will be valued.
Job Experience : 3+ years of experience working at Management Consultancy, Investment Banking, Private Equity, Startup, or a top-tier corporation.
Languages : English proficiency required.
Personal attitudes : Passionate for technology, startups and investing; very strong quantitative background; team player, hardworking, proactive, flexible and hands-on.