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Associate / Senior Associate


Vida Ventures

Los Angeles, CA

Posted March 31

Job Description


Vida Ventures is looking for an investment professional to join the investment team at the Associate level, focused on investing in therapeutic companies in life sciences, and will be based in Los Angeles, CA.

The Associate will be an integral part of the investment team, participating in all aspects of the investment process, from sourcing, initial screening, and due diligence, through approval to post-investment monitoring and divestment.

The successful candidate will have a strong scientific background in life sciences and be able to understand, interpret, and integrate information from diverse therapeutic areas in order to reach investment conclusions. It will be critically important for candidates to understand business principles and market dynamics in the therapeutic sector of biotech. Specific activities will include preparing investment memos, financial modeling using Excel, working with consultants to perform scientific and financial due diligence, preparing PowerPoint presentations for both internal and external audiences, working with attorneys to draft term sheets and investment documents, analyzing data from various information vendors, and maintaining proprietary firm databases. The position provides an exceptional opportunity for individuals interested in gaining some of the broadest experience possible across biotech venture capital, private/growth equity, and public market investing.

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