Venture Capital Job – AVP (Investments) – Matrix Partners India

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Website Matrix Partners India

We are the first backer of outstanding entrepreneurs

About Matrix Partners India :

Matrix Partners India is an investment firm with approximately $1.5 billion of committed capital in

India. Founded in 2006, we invest in companies targeting consumers & enterprise startups at seed &

series A. We have backed several market-leading companies like Razorpay, DailyHunt, Ola,

MoEngage, Rocketlane, 100ms, and Jupiter among others.

Matrix Partners has a global network of funds investing in the US, China, and India, and has backed

category-leading enterprise tech companies like Hubspot, Zendesk, Canva, Fivetran, and Apollo.

Further information is available at

Why we’re excited about SaaS :

We have a history of backing enterprise tech founders outside the valley, including category leaders like Hubspot (Boston), Zendesk (Denmark), and Canva (Australia). With 20 SaaS unicorns, India is already a global SaaS powerhouse and we’re extremely bullish about the opportunity ahead of us.

With a mature startup ecosystem, we’re meeting passionate founders who have seen the pains of hypergrowth and who want to solve experiential pain along with a deep pool of SaaS GTM talent.

These 2nd wave enterprise startups find PMF faster and know how to launch and scale in the US. We are more excited than ever to partner with these teams and help them build category-leading companies in the next decade.

What we’re looking for :

If you want to work with a set of smart and driven individuals to find outstanding founders, then this role is for you. Identify and partner with the next Freshworks, Postman or Moengage and get a ringside view of how companies scale from scrappy startups to enduring companies.

We are looking for Senior Associate / VP OR Principal who can help us understand markets, spot

future trendlines, find rock-star founders, evaluate opportunities, invest in great companies and

manage our growing SaaS portfolio.

We believe the perfect candidate has prior operating experience at early stage SaaS companies, and has a technical degree or is unafraid to dig intro everything from vertical SaaS to devops to ML infra.

Designation : Associate/AVP

• 4-8 years’ experience

• SaaS operating company’s background – experience in Product OR Strategy roles

• US experience or education is a plus

Soft skills we look for :

• Natural Networkers – Individuals who are generous with their time and helpful to others,

and find joy in engaging with new people from diverse backgrounds.

• Interest in SaaS – We love curious polyglots who love diving into diverse domains and


• Communication and interpersonal skills – Ability to articulate thoughts and communicate

effectively with internal team members as well as founders and senior industry


• Strong research capabilities and analytical abilities.

Competency to evaluate :


* Conduct extensive (primary/secondary) research on various markets to identify areas to invest in

*Study global trends, identify what you can learn from those markets and how is that applicable to IndiaNetwork

* Build your network and meet executives in key bellwether companies in your sectors, angel

investors, and other founders

* Identify and network with experts in the ecosystem who could help you refine your thesis

* Identify high-potential executives who you would like to back if they start up in the future


* Find interesting founders and companies in your focus sectors

* Meet angel investors and the founders of their invested companies

* Be the first point of contact, representing Matrix in meetings with founders

Portfolio Management

* Assist senior investment team members in day to day portfolio management

* Assist in preparing and monitoring monthly MIS

* Assist in preparing Annual Operating Plans

* Participate selectively in Board Meetings

* Help the founders take key strategic decisions

* Help in business development

*Identify candidates who could join as senior members of the portfolio company

* Assist the company in preparing for follow-on rounds of funding – assist in preparing pitch decks, business plans, etc.

Deal closing

* Assist senior investment team members to consummate the investment.

* Help in deal negotiation. e.g. price/valuation, terms

* Help prepare the term sheet * Assist in financial/accounting and legal diligence

Interview Process :

How to apply?

• Write an e-mail to

• Include your LinkedIn profile link or updated resume (preferred)


1. 3-5 sets of interviews with the leadership team and the Partners

2. Set of Psychometric tests like MBTI/RHETI/TMP

3. Assignment

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