Employer: Launch Factory
We are looking for a graduate intern to join Launch Factory, an early stage fund in San Diego, CA, in Summer and/or Fall 2020. The Innovation Team The Successful candidate will join our innovation team. This group drives the idea generation and acquisition for potential ventures, the preliminary and secondary market research, and all the due diligence to qualify and develop great start-ups. Responsibilities & Duties Evaluate and forecast financial performance for new business opportunities to assess their financial feasibility Lead primary and secondary research to evaluate target markets and start-up opportunities. Coordinate and assist in all internal ideation activities (e.g.: facilitate brainstorming session, evaluate ideas for further refinement, etc…) Support outreach activities to establish reliable idea sources. Qualifications and Experience We are looking for someone with an outstanding track record, with excellent attention to details and an owner mindset. You should have: An MBA or graduate degree in any related field (business, management, engineering, mathematics, product design) Previous experience in consulting, venture capital or start-ups Familiarity with design-thinking frameworks Excellent communication and presentation skills and ability to communicate with senior stakeholders Proficiency in Excel; R or Python is a plus.