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We’re excited to share that Energize Ventures is hiring! Apply to join our growing team of investment professionals to help accelerate the digital transformation of energy and sustainable industry. We are looking for a Principal to join our recently launched Growth Equity platform focused on supporting later-stage, fast-growing companies establishing their positions as market leaders. The target start date for this position is Q3 or Q4 of 2021.
Energize Ventures is a leading global alternative investment manager focused on accelerating digital innovation in energy and sustainable industry. Founded in 2016, Energize has funded 15 companies to date and is backed by strategic and institutional LPs including CDPQ, Invenergy, Schneider Electric, General Electric, Caterpillar, and more. With an unmatched depth and breadth of industry and operational expertise, Energize works in partnership with its portfolio companies to realize their full potential from early commercialization to growth scaling and into the public markets. Based in Chicago, we partner with world-class entrepreneurs solving complex problems by providing capital and our unique operational and commercial support.
Become a part of the newly formed Energize Ventures Growth Equity team to deliver excellent returns across our developing growth platform and contribute to the firm’s reputation as the premier energy and industrials technology venture investor. We are a small team with an entrepreneurial spirit, and this role requires flexibility, a diverse skill set, and an ability to perform at a high level on multiple fronts. We are looking for a driven, hardworking, and experienced professional with a strong industry network to help us with deal sourcing and execution, as well as building and managing our growth equity team.
This position will report to a Partner at Energize Ventures. The Growth Equity Principal will support the investment team in building the pipeline, due diligence and investment decisions. The candidate will be responsible for building our investment pipeline, contributing to thematic research, and helping develop our network by building relationships directly with co-investors, capital market firms, and growth-stage private companies.
In addition to generating deal flow, the ideal candidate will conduct in-depth due diligence, develop investment recommendations, and manage portfolio relationships. We expect this individual to leverage their insights and experience to work closely with others across our investment platform.
This is a full-time position located in Chicago. The intended start date for the role is Q3 or Q4 2021.
The successful candidate will enjoy being an individual contributor within a highly collaborative team and embrace the benefits of overlapping lines of idea generation. The ability to take risks and challenge investment views is critical, as is the humility to admit mistakes and a desire to learn from others; the Principal must recognize the benefits of diverse perspectives.
The flexibility and openness to continue learning, evolving and growing as an investor is vital. The successful candidate will have a global perspective and creative approach for thinking about innovation and the evolution of sustainable investing.
Energize Ventures embraces diversity and equal opportunity. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills.
Interested candidates should reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org with their resume by July 30, 2021. We look forward to hearing from you.