Venture Capital Job – Senior Manager/Director, Ventures – Qualcomm Ventures

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Qualcomm India Private Limited

Job Area:

Sales, Business Development & Marketing Group, Sales, Business Development & Marketing Group > Ventures

General Summary:

Qualcomm is a company of inventors that unlocked several technologies ushering in an age of rapid acceleration in connectivity and new possibilities that will transform industries, create jobs, and enrich lives. But this is just the beginning. It takes inventive minds with diverse skills, backgrounds, and cultures to transform potential into world-changing technologies and products. This is the Invention Age – and this is the Startup Age. Qualcomm ventures has been making investments in technology focused start-ups since our inception in 2000. We actively invest in emerging technologies that touch key areas such as 5G, AI/ML, IoT etc. As a corporate VC, we differentiate by providing our portfolio companies with industry insights, technical mentorship, and access to key partners within the rapidly changing technology ecosystem.


In this role you will make and manage financially attractive investments for Qualcomm Ventures in India that are aligned with the objectives of the ventures group. Qualcomm Ventures is the strategic venture capital arm of Qualcomm. Please visit for further details.

Key responsibilities for Senior Manager/Director, Ventures role include:

  • Sourcing new investment opportunities, conducting due diligence, negotiating agreements, and presenting investment recommendations to internal stakeholders
  • Preparation of investment memos and deal presentations based on extensive analysis of the industry and business fundamentals, financial modelling, and evaluating business plans
  • Active monitoring of portfolio companies including tracking performance, preparation of periodic reports, other support activities for portfolio management
  • Managing and helping Qualcomm Ventures portfolio investments grow by actively participating in strategic and operational discussions, forging relationships with Qualcomm business units where relevant, and, helping portfolios enhance their chances of success.
  • Networking and participation in industry events/trade shows; authoring blogs/articles etc. to align with marketing and branding objectives of Qualcomm and our portfolios.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree and 7+ years of Ventures or related work experience.
Associate’s degree and 9+ years of Ventures or related work experience.
High School Diploma or equivalent and 11+ years of Ventures or related work experience.

*Completed advanced degrees in a relevant field may be substituted for up to two years (Master’s = one year, Doctorate = two years) of work experience.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Requires a minimum of 5+ years’ professional experience with roles spanning technology investing, management consulting, investment banking, business development, product management.  Strong preference for prior Venture Capital/Entrepreneurship or AI & IoT product experience.
  • Bachelors (preferably engineering and/or computer science degree) and an MBA.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Candidate must have strong analytical skills with ample experience in assessing businesses, technologies, and business models
  • Strong financial skills (analysis, valuation, and modeling)
  • Good interpersonal and strong written/oral communication skills
  • Self-driven and motivated, strong persuasive skills
  • Intellectually curious with a dedication to go the extra mile
  • Ability to synthesize sophisticated information, form a sharp point of view, and communicate it in a relevant way to different audiences
  • Considered as plus points:
    • Well-connected in the startup/VC ecosystem and a good sourcing network
    • Prior engineering and experience in AI/ML or IoT

Applicants: If you need an accommodation, during the application/hiring process, you may request an accommodation by sending email to accommodationsupport 

Although this role has some expected minor physical activity, this should not deter otherwise qualified applicants from applying. If you are an individual with a physical or mental disability and need an accommodation during the application/hiring process, please call Qualcomm’s toll-free number found here for assistance. Qualcomm will provide reasonable accommodations, upon request, to support individuals with disabilities as part of our ongoing efforts to create an accessible workplace.

Qualcomm is an equal opportunity employer and supports workforce diversity.

Qualcomm expects its employees to abide by all applicable policies and procedures, including but not limited to security and other requirements regarding protection of Company confidential information and other confidential and/or proprietary information, to the extent those requirements are permissible under applicable law.

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