Investment Associate- Education

Organization
Menterra Venture Advisors
Location
Bangalore
Deadline for Applications
12/12/2016
Contact Information
tanvi@villgro.org
Tags
Full-time

The Investment Associate will work closely with the Lead Partner, Education to develop and manage a portfolio of innovative, scalable and sustainable social enterprises in the education and skill development sectors. The role also requires working on transactions for Menterra’s incubation partner across the categories below.

The role will include, but is not limited to:

  • Pipeline building ​:
    • Actively build pipeline of innovative social enterprises in the K­12 and skill training sectors
    • Build key strategic partnerships with organisations in the investment and education sectors to constantly build pipeline
  • Manage diligence process ​:
    • Conduct preliminary assessment and detailed due diligence (business, financial and legal) on companies that fit with Menterra’s investment mandate
    • Conduct secondary research on market opportunity and study competitive landscape for prospective companies
    • Prepare financial models, exit strategies and provide detailed investment thesis to members of the Investment Committee
    • Term sheet negotiations and transaction structuring.
  • Portfolio management ​:
    • Actively manage a portfolio of 3­4 companies and oversee Menterra’s entire portfolio of education and skill training companies
    • Add value to existing portfolio companies, including strategic advisory support on operations, introductions to mentors, investors, and potential partners, and actively partnering to help companies raise subsequent
      rounds of funding and/or position themselves for acquisition
    • Analyze trends across the education portfolio, present findings and make recommendations for support to portfolio companies
  • Other ​:
    • Collaborate with Investors Relations and Finance & Compliance team for managing the investment management operations, preparing investor reports and board presentations on periodic basis.
    • Support Menterra’s other activities to build the social enterprise ecosystem in India

Additional Information

If you like to work in an employee friendly office, alongside a team that values social impact, please apply to tanvi@villgro.org with your CV and a covering letter with subject line ‘Investment Associate – Education