Founded in 2018, Genesis Alternative Ventures (“Genesis”) is Southeast Asia’s leading private lender to venture and growth stage companies funded by tier-one VC funds. Genesis is founded by a team of venture lending pioneers who have backed some of Southeast Asia’s best loved start-ups. Armed with a strong reputation among entrepreneurs and investors, Genesis is the trusted partner in empowering an entrepreneur company’s growth while minimising shareholders’ equity dilution. Genesis is headquartered in Singapore and invests regionally across Southeast Asia’s most exciting innovation hubs like Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam etc.
Genesis Alternative Ventures is Southeast Asia 1st Private Venture Debt fund. We invest debt capital into the region’s ﬁnest venture-backed startups. Our investment team is looking for an Associate/Analyst who will work closely with the Investment Head and Principal to manage and expand our portfolio investments. Be amongst the rare few who is able to spot and invest in the next Grab or Razer. We are seeking an individual who is motivated and curious about tech and innovation, and wants to grow with Genesis. This individual is someone who has good verbal and written communications skills and is not afraid of a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment handling multiple projects at any given time.
Some of the responsibilities include conducting ﬁnancial analysis, business diligence and market assessment for new investments and existing portfolio companies. Be involved in the following and gain valuable experience as a venture capital professional:
> Assist in managing existing portfolio, ensuring compliance with reporting, ﬁnancial performance, and tracking important development milestones.
> Help to maintain the internal deal database to ensure accurate and timely contact/company information
> Evaluate venture debt proposals by meeting with passionate entrepreneurs who want to raise debt ﬁnancing as they scale their startup business throughout the region or globally. Conduct due diligence on the proposals and be able to structure a term sheet
> Provide analytical support as part of the investment team, which includes: assimilating diligence items, ensuring accuracy and validity of data, evaluating ﬁnancial performance and running ﬁnancial models.
> Create reports (memos and ﬁnancial models) analyzing the ﬁndings to present and discuss within the investment team. Do ﬁnal presentation to the Investment Committee.
> Manage a portfolio of startup companies to monitor the business and ﬁnancial health
> An experienced individual with 2-5 year corporate ﬁnance/M&A background who wants to work in a venture capital fund specializing in venture debt.
> This person would ideally be proﬁcient in excel ﬁnancial modeling, writes well and can take an investment deal from cradle to exit.
> Willing to learn, enjoys start-up culture and wants to be part of a fun, ambitious team that thrives in an entrepreneurial tech environment
> Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment. Willing to invest time to turn around an urgent piece of work
> Proﬁcient in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint (good Excel and/or PowerPoint skills is a major plus)