Senior Associate or Principal at Square Peg Capital

Melbourne melbourne
Posted 19 days ago

About Square Peg

Founded in 2012, Square Peg is a venture capital firm in Sydney, Melbourne, Tel Aviv and Singapore that is on a mission to empower exceptional founders. We are an early-stage technology investor, across the fintech, enterprise, healthcare, consumer and emerging spaces. Square Peg has over $1 billion in assets under management across multiple funds, and has invested in companies including Fiverr, Canva, StashAway, Airwallex, Kredivo and Tomorrow.

We are hiring a senior investor to join our venture capital team in Melbourne.

Who you are

At heart, you’re curious. You’re driven to understand complex concepts and love learning how founders and teams build high-growth technology companies. You love considering growth strategies, leadership teams and markets and have a mental model for understanding what makes good companies different from extraordinary companies. You’re empathetic about the founder journey, and can build relationships and establish trust.

You know that happy people do their best work and like contributing in a team environment that prizes accountability. You see alignment with our team’s values: be yourself, anchor to optimism, be bold, empower through trust and unleash curiosity.

The skills, qualities and knowledge that we look for:

  • Success in a fast-paced, high-output environment
  • Immersed in and passionate about technology trends and companies
  • Curiosity and a desire to learn
  • Autonomy and ownership
  • Confidence in framing and performing analysis to feed decisions
  • Clear and concise communication
  • The ability to establish trust and rapport

Picture yourself in the role

On any given day, you could be:

  • Researching themes, emerging trends and ideas.
  • Finding and meeting new founders of technology companies
  • Engaging with programs, people and leaders across the Australian tech community to nurture and grow the ecosystem
  • Working on a project with a portfolio founder or executive to level up a function
  • Helping the team to conduct due diligence on investment opportunities
  • Be involved in supporting teams at our portfolio companies with their most important issue

Ready to apply?

We are open to speaking with anyone who fits this role, though we suspect having 5-7 years of experience in technology investing or working in high-growth companies is the ideal training ground.

At Square Peg, we are passionate about representing the diverse and multicultural founders we work with and encourage people of all backgrounds to apply.

If you think you would be a great fit for this role, we are keen to hear from you! Please send your CV and contact details to us at [email protected] and we’ll be in touch. Applications close June 11.

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