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Investment Director

Description

Capturing tomorrow’s opportunities means embracing disruption and transformation today. Koch Disruptive Technologies (KDT) invests in principled entrepreneurs across a range of industries who are building transformative companies that are changing the world.

https://www.kochind.com/companies/koch-disruptive-technologies

KDT is seeking an Investment Director who will help lead and build the Investment Portfolio. This will include originating through supporting early stage startups. A successful candidate will have the following attributes:

  • Experienced originator with a strong network of founders and CEOs
  • Visionary thinker with keen instincts to screen teams, cultures, and technologies
  • Collaborative and fosters a positive team environment
  • Ability to build a pipeline of high-quality, early-stage opportunities
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong economic and technological decision-making

This role will be located in Wichita, KS. 

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Originate, screen, and select early stage opportunities, while expanding entrepreneur & knowledge networks
  • Drive investment decisions though market trends, competitive analysis, and financial insights
  • Manage the diligence process by focusing on key drivers, investment criteria and deal structuring
  • Lead portfolio management efforts through monitoring risks, gaps and support areas
  • Articulate opportunities to senior management that clearly frame the technology, economics, range of outcomes, synergies and risks
  • Assume responsibility for 100% compliance with the laws, regulations, company policy, and industry standards applicable to this role

The Experience You Will Bring

Requirements:

  • 5+ years of work experience in venture capital, private equity, or related investment experience
  • 3+ years of experience in due diligence process/project management
  • Experience with company valuation
  • Skilled and adaptable to various collaborative software platforms, including but not limited to D365, Excel, PowerPoint and more
  • Ability to travel as needed (up to 25%)

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Direct startup experience
  • Deep subject matter expertise in 1-2 industry verticals or technologies
  • Strong relationships in venture capital and startup communities
  • Strong market analysis experience

Salary and Benefits Commensurate with Experience.
Equal Opportunity Employer.
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf

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