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Venture Capital Associate/Principal

Posted: 05/19/2024

Location: Kansas City (with frequent regional travel)

About Us: Flyover Capital is a forward-thinking venture capital firm based in the heart of the Midwest. Our mission is to create the next generation of technology success stories in the region. We believe in the power of community and the importance of building strong, mutually beneficial relationships with founders, investors, and partners across the Midwest.

Position Overview: As part of an investment team focused on early-stage, high-potential companies, you will play a pivotal role in the growth of our firm and innovation in the region. You will leverage your venture capital experience and extensive network to discover and nurture high-potential startups, manage investments, and build a thriving community of entrepreneurs and investors. This position requires a blend of genuine passion for community building, investment acumen, and the ability organize and process a high volume of early-stage investment opportunities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Under the leadership of the managing partner and investment committee: Identify, evaluate, and execute on investment opportunities, contributing to the end-to-end investment process from sourcing to deal closure.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with entrepreneurs, co-investors, and other stakeholders in the Midwest tech ecosystem.
  • Represent the firm at industry events, conferences, and meetings, serving as a key ambassador for our mission and values.
  • Collaborate with initiatives to support portfolio companies, including mentorship, strategic advice, and facilitating connections within the industry.
  • Collaborate with the investment team to develop and execute the fund's strategic objectives, including investor relations, and portfolio management.
  • Frequent travel within region to meet with founders, attend events, and engage with technology and investment communities.

Qualifications:

  • 2-5 years of experience in venture capital, a finance role at a venture-backed company or a related field, with a proven track record of successful investments.
  • Deep understanding of the startup ecosystem, investment principles, and financial analysis.
  • Strong network within the venture capital and startup community, ideally with connections in the Midwest region.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, with a talent for building relationships and a passion for community engagement.
  • Willingness to travel extensively within the Midwest to meet with stakeholders and participate in events.
  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Economics, or a related field. An MBA or relevant graduate degree is preferred.

What We Offer:

  • A leadership role in a dynamic venture capital firm.
  • The opportunity to shape the innovation landscape in the regions and support the growth of cutting-edge startups.
  • A collaborative and inclusive work environment, with a strong emphasis on growth, learning, and community.
  • Competitive salary and benefits package, including equity participation and performance bonuses.
  • A platform to make a tangible difference in the entrepreneurial ecosystem and contribute to the economic development of the region.

We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace and encourage applicants from all backgrounds to apply. We believe in equal opportunities and value diversity in our team.

thank you to our sponsors:

Visionary Sponsor

Cornerstone Sponsors

Industry Partners

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