Venture Capital Internship – Dinesh Hinduja Family Office

Dinesh Hinduja Family Office

About DHFO
Dinesh Hinduja Family Office is the single-family office of the erstwhile promoter of Gokaldas Exports
Limited. The family has a global portfolio across public equity, real estate, and private market
investments. The investment intern will work directly with the Lead for PE/VC investments for thesis
writing and evaluating investment opportunities in startups (Seed to Series B). The family office has
had a vintage of investing in VC funds (Fireside, Chiratae, Blume, Ribbit etc) for the last ~10 years
with current portfolio of top tier domestic and international VC funds.

1. Thesis development: sectoral research through secondary and primary research. Mapping out
existing startups, business models across the value chain in a sector by reading reports and engaging
with ecosystem (speaking to founders, VCs, Domain Experts). The thesis will entail also Identifying
potential investment opportunities for the family office.
2. Startup evaluation: The intern will get a first hand opportunity to learn a strong framework for
startup/business analysis for investing. The intern will support in building conviction and evaluating
the startup. The work will include market sizing, performing competitive analysis, understanding and
validating the problem statement & value proposition, undertaking financial analysis and evaluating
the founding team.

Ideal Candidate – Are you someone with the following?

  • Previous work/leadership/internship experience and have an entrepreneurial nature
  • Passion for working in the startup or investing ecosystem
  • Research and analytical skills
  • Ability and mindset to work with limited available data
  • Resourceful and Getting it done attitude
  • Eager and quick learner
  • Comfortable working in a small team
  • Excellent written, verbal communication and presentation skills

Takeaways from the internship for the intern

  • Investing acumen: developing a thorough understanding of a sector and conviction building
  • Learning about Private markets in India across private equity, venture capital and private credit (Early seed to Growth stage investment in funds and startups/businesses)
  • Understanding of the VC and startup ecosystem and how startup investments happen Industry thesis by secondary and primary research
  • Being part of an enthralling and vibrant ecosystem
  • Opportunity to build relationships with investors and other stakeholders

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