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Principal Partner position available with Lightspeed Management Company, LLC in Menlo Park, California.

 

Job duties: Responsible for sourcing, closing, and managing investments in early stage high technology companies. Perform technical research and due diligence for potential investments, including detailed analyses of the underlying technical intellectual property and defensibility of new product offerings. Support direct investment management decisions in high technology engineering companies, including interfacing with clients and business partners. Perform technical due diligence in the area of early stage technology companies with particular evaluation of the potential of financial success related to a particular product being developed.  Position requires a Bachelor’s degree, or foreign equivalent, Engineering, plus five (5) years of post baccalaureate and progressive experience in job offered or as a Vice President, Associate or Investment Manager.  Professional experience must include: analyzing and sourcing venture capital investments; experience as a Board Member for venture-backed start-up; high technology deal analysis; and detailed analyses of the underlying technical intellectual property and defensibility of new product offerings. *Employer will accept any suitable combination of education, experience, or training. Applicants should mail a resume/cover letter to Lightspeed Management Company, LLC Attn: Andrew Moley, 2200 Sand Hill Road, Suite 100, Menlo Park, California 94025 and reference the position title in the subject line.