Our client is one of the leading investment businesses in UK technology, specialising in the commercialisation of pioneering businesses across exciting growth sectors. It has over Â£300 million AUM, and focuses on some of the highest growth sectors in the UK, leveraging deep expertise across a number of areas - including digital, electronics and hardware, advanced materials, engineering and specialised manufacturing and life sciences.
They are looking for an Investor to join and sit in their Bristol or Reading office. This is an excellent opportunity to be involved in all aspects of the investment process and gain fantastic exposure to new and exciting technologies.
Maintain and develop your network in the early stage and tech ecosystem
Assess new deal-flow opportunities and deal origination
Conduct and coordinate commercial due diligence on companies and industries by researching, reading financial statements and market data
Evaluate the viability of each investment through market research, and checking patents
Take a leading role in driving seed projects through to investment
Work with management post-investment to add value
Keep up to date with the latest developments in the industry
Proven technical skills gained from a leading financial institutions within corporate finance, M&A or transaction services
Previous exposure to technology is desirable such being staffed on technology focused transactions or knowledge of engineering, software, or product marketing
Located in or have a strong network within the Reading/Bristol region
Gravitas - able to hold your own with leading academics, local and national and international networking events and key business leaders