Investment Associate

Want to make a career out of
making people happy?

Joy Ventures is home to Israel’s most exciting early stage startup teams,
working on products and technologies that bring people joy. We invite you to check out these opportunities at both our portfolio companies and the Joy Ventures team – and be part of the important and fulfilling work we do every day!

About Joy Ventures

Joy Ventures is spearheading a nascent product category in the field of emotional wellbeing. It starts with educating and fostering an interdisciplinary innovation community, all the way to research funding, venture creation, investment and incubation. We nurture and back entrepreneurial teams, guiding brilliant ideas from inception through product development and into the hands of consumers.

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Investment Associate

We’re looking for a team member who can “hit the ground running.” You will focus primarily on investment-related activities such as managing the due diligence process of potential investment opportunities while conducting part of it, as well as significantly contributing to the investment team’s efforts in deal making and deal execution. You will be part of the team that oversees and supports our portfolio. In addition, you will develop and maintain an active network that can be valuable in identifying and referring relevant deal flow as well as supporting our portfolio companies.

Your Responsibilities

  • Sourcing - identify and screen potential investment opportunities
  • Due diligence - evaluate all critical components of target investments
  • Deal execution - assist in executing new investments (investment memos, deal structuring, legal diligence)
  • Ecosystem networking– you will engage in all aspects of the entrepreneurial ecosystem (investors, founders, thought leaders) and represent Joy in order to generate high-quality deal flow

You also have

  • Minimum 4 years of work experience, including VC, incubator, or corporate development experience
  • Corporate legal experience - advantage
  • Familiarity with the startup and investor ecosystems
  • MBA in an advantage

Your Background

  • Critical thinking with analytical skills for deal analysis
  • Strong thesis development and articulation capabilities
  • Intellectual curiosity about venture capital
  • Passion for innovation and start-ups
  • Interest in consumer products and/or emotional wellbeing
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Strong relationship-building skills with entrepreneurs, investors and corporate executives
  • Great interpersonal skills and enjoy working as part of a team
  • Ability to follow through with minimal supervision
  • High motivation and initiative

Is Joy a good fit for you?

At Joy Ventures, we build and support companies developing science-based consumer products that help people lead happier lives. We are a passionate team working closely with our portfolio companies to support their path to success, as well as with our community to foster innovation and entrepreneurship in our space of emotional wellbeing.

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