Investment
Investment Analyst

Polymath
Bogotá D.C, Colombia

We are seeking an investment analyst to join our young and fast-growing team

With six existing ventures, a number of new ones to be incubated in the coming years and in the midst of raising $30-40M into Polymath, we engage in extensive fundraising and investment activity. We raise funds from a wide variety of investors, including Angel investors, Family Offices, HNWIs, DFIs, VCs, and Strategic investors locally and internationally. We invest in our ventures from Pre-Seed to Series C, and shortly will begin investing in some external ventures at the Series A stage. The Investment Analyst role will be with Polymath’s Investment team, working closely with the CEO and CFO to both raise funds into Polymath and analyze and execute investments. This will be a very interesting and valuable role for anyone interested in gaining exposure to VC investments and/or entrepreneurship, with unique exposure to both the fundraising and investment processes and the opportunity to work directly with entrepreneurs.

Specific responsibilities will include

  1. Working closely with Polymath’s CEO and CFO to raise the second tranche of a $30-40M fundraise into Polymath’s holding company.
    1. Supporting the process of building new leads and opportunities for fundraising, both locally and internationally and project managing the investment funnel
    2. Owning the financial model for Polymath’s investment vehicle
    3. Owning the pitch materials
    4. Coordinating and project managing due diligence from potential investors
  2. Working closely with Polymath’s CFO to execute follow-on investments into Polymath’s six portfolio companies and set up a portfolio management process. Responsibilities will include:
    1. Supporting the structuring of investment round terms and negotiations with ventures
    2. Putting together investment memorandums to present to Polymath’s Investment Committee
    3. Coordinating the due diligence around the investment processes
    4. Supporting the planning, execution and management of a portfolio management process

Why build with us

  • Join one of the most talented teams in Latin America with the right methodology to dramatically increase the likelihood of startup success
  • Build something important that impacts customers' lives and employs 1000s of people
  • See the direct results of every ounce of sweat (and tears)

Requirements

  • 2+ years of experience in a top-tier consulting firm
  • Superior communication skills, both written and oral, including the ability to prepare and own presentations and other marketing materials
  • Experience building and managing financial models from scratch
  • Superior project management skills, including the ability to influence higher-ups
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Self-starter, keen to work independently with limited supervision
  • Flexible and quick thinking, with the ability to deal with ambiguity
  • Growth and learning mindset, with no fear to challenge and be critical
  • Basic Spanish is an advantage, but not required

Starting date

Immediate

Location

Based in Bogotá, Colombia

Compensation

Salary below market levels but with upside from equity participation



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About Polymath

Polymath Ventures is a company builder for emerging markets. Using a combination of business and design-thinking, Polymath creates new business ventures — from scratch, to scale massively across Latin America. Our companies address the latent needs of the growing middle class through innovative products and services.



More about Polymath
6

Fully operating companies designed, launched, and grown.

350

Talented and passionate individuals from across the globe working to build great companies.

$26M

Funding raised for our ventures.

3

countries where our companies operate