Work-Bench is an enterprise technology growth accelerator in New York City. We scale enterprise technology companies through building community, connecting exceptional builders to Fortune 500 buyers, and co-investing in extraordinary founders attacking enormous markets. Work-Bench Ventures focuses on early stage enterprise technology startups and invests between $250K to $1M in each company.
Work-Bench Ventures is hiring a full-time intern to work closely with our team for 10 weeks this summer on industry trend analysis and due diligence of potential investments.
ROLE & AREA OF FOCUS
We are looking for a true collaborator who we can trust and depend on, and who has an insatiable passion for enterprise technology. As a Work-Bench Ventures Intern you will research enterprise markets and identify disruptive trends ripe for investment. Within those trends you’ll find companies that are rising stars. You’ll conduct due diligence and competitive analysis on companies, and review the opportunities with our team. You will work closely with our team and be exposed to talented entrepreneurs and a wide range of growing enterprise technology startups.
Demonstrated passion for technology and entrepreneurship
Enthusiastic about talking to entrepreneurs and possess the written and oral communication skills to connect effectively
Qualitative and quantitative thinker who can research emerging market opportunities and source new companies
Track record of taking initiative
Outstanding academic record
Past work experience that relates to enterprise technology
Currently enrolled in undergraduate or graduate program
Available for the duration of the 10-week internship (June-August)
Please share your resume along with answers to the following questions to vc (at) work-bench (dot) com. Your answers for all four questions must be 1-2 pages max.
Why enterprise technology?
What’s an interesting enterprise sector for investment? Name a particular company in the sector and why they’d make a worthwhile investment.
Why do you want to work in VC, and what have you done that demonstrates your passion for technology and entrepreneurship?
Similar to how Union Square Ventures hires, your web presence matters. So please share it. If you’re a developer, share your GitHub profile. If you’re a designer, share your Behance profile. To quote USV:
“This could be anything from a Twitter account to a blog or Tumblr to a project you hacked together - whatever represents you best. We expect your web presence to represent who you are, not who you think an employer wishes you were, so please don’t waste time sanitizing your web presence before sending us there. We get it.”
WHAT YOU GET
VC experience with significant exposure to the full investment cycle
Build network of entrepreneurs and co-investors
Startup camaraderie and spirit
Leading role in the future of enterprise technology building, buying, and connecting
Work Hard, Laugh Hard, Play Hard
Come to work in our sunny loft in Union Square, New York
This is a paid position.
More Job Listings From