Intern, Closed Loop Ventures Group

Apply by January 29, 2021

 

Closed Loop Partners (CLP) is an investment firm comprised of venture capital, growth equity, private equity and project finance as well as an innovation center focused on building the circular economy. We have built an ecosystem that connects entrepreneurs, industry experts, global consumer goods companies, retailers, financial institutions and municipalities. Our investments align capitalism with positive social and environmental impact by reducing waste and greenhouse gas emissions via materials innovation, advanced recycling technologies, supply chain optimization and landfill diversion.

Closed Loop Ventures Group is the early-stage investment group within Closed Loop Partners. We deploy early-stage capital into companies developing breakthrough solutions for the circular economy. Our portfolio includes companies developing leading innovations in material science, robotics, agritech, sustainable consumer products and advanced technologies that further the circular economy.

We are a team of financial, operational, entrepreneurial, legal, and environmental professionals. As a team, we move quickly to review companies and make decisions, while thoughtfully considering each value proposition, impact case, and investment opportunity. We like to have debates, value everyone’s opinion, and learn from one another.

Role

Seeking an intern for three to six months, minimum 20 hours/week, to support the Closed Loop Ventures Group in opportunity management and analysis. In this role, you will be expected to manage hundreds of emails weekly containing pitch documentation from companies looking for funding. You will thoroughly read through each deck, efficiently and accurately summarize information, work to understand the business models and value propositions, and integrate learnings into our management systems. You will be responsible for presenting each opportunity to the Investment Team and will report directly to our Associate, while having the opportunity to participate in CLVF team meetings to get a hands-on look at how we make decisions.

 

Qualifications

Insatiably-curious – given the opportunity, you would sit and read articles and books on practically any topic, and dive deep

Digest and Distill – excellent at taking in complex information and distilling it to key takeaways

Detail-oriented – you live by inbox-zero

Data-oriented – you consider categorization and data cleaning to be relaxing

Bayesian – you might have a hypothesis, but will quickly change your mind as more information becomes available

Internally motivated – you may not know what you want to do with your life yet, but you have an internal compass pointing you in some direction

 

 

Closed Loop Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality or sex.