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Senior Associate / Manager, New Ventures (Venture Capital)

Apply Now Work type: Permanent, Full-time
Location: Singapore
Categories: New Ventures

About EDB

The Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB), a government agency under the Ministry of Trade and Industry, is responsible for strategies that enhance Singapore’s position as a global centre for business, innovation and talent. We undertake investment promotion and industry development, and work with international businesses, both foreign and local, by providing information, connection to partners and access to government incentives for their investments. Our mission is to create sustainable economic growth, with vibrant business and good job opportunities for Singapore.


For more information on EDB, please visit www.edb.gov.sg 


About New Ventures

Companies globally are getting disrupted by technology and shifts in business models. There is an urgent need for them to be developing new revenue streams and new businesses. The EDB New Ventures team is fueling the drive in corporate venture building and new venture creation here in Singapore to address this.


At EDB New Ventures, the team identifies opportunities for new business creation in Singapore and enables such opportunities through joint ideation and incubation, and selective co-investments with strategic corporate partners, with the aim of creating new corporate ventures anchored in Singapore.


We are looking for a Senior Associate/Manager to support senior members of the New Ventures team in the identification of potential corporate partners and the ongoing relationship management of strategic corporate partners, as well as in the evaluation and due diligence of investment opportunities.


Key Responsibilities include:

  • Support the management of New Ventures’ relationships with corporates, founders, investors and other internal stakeholders
  • Conduct quantitative and qualitative characterization and analysis of emerging sectors, new technologies in support of New Ventures’ investment strategy, deal origination and due diligence efforts
  • Prepare the necessary presentations and documents to present such characterization and analysis for communication with internal and external stakeholders
  • Support the due diligence efforts that is carried out for specific venture opportunities including aspects of financial, commercial, technical and management assessments for review and final investment approval by investment committee


To meet the challenges of this role, you should have/be:

  • Highly inquisitive and able to carry out independent research, data analysis to characterize and provide insights on new growth areas
  • Is analytical, objective, and skilled at using metrics to drive decision-making
  • Proficient and familiar with databases that help to provide data and insights to early stage companies and investment areas like CB Insights, Tracxn, Pitchbook
  • At least 1 year of relevant work experience, with exposure in investment, innovation, strategy consulting
  • Demonstrate initiative, resourcefulness, and good organizational and time management skills
  • Has strong collaboration, communication and relationship building skills and are able to convey complex idea succinctly to audiences (Verbal and written)
  • Singaporean


We review applications and interview on a rolling basis. Applicants can expect to receive an application outcome within 8 weeks of application date.


Advertised: Singapore Standard Time
Applications close: Singapore Standard Time

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