Magma Partners is a leading Latin American venture capital firm. Founded in 2014, Magma has invested in 90+ top startups that are solving Latin America’s biggest problems, driving top-tier returns for our investors.
We meet, analyze and review 1000+ entrepreneurs from all across Latin America to invest in 15-20 startups per year.
Magma Colombia VC Analyst
We are looking for someone based in Colombia to be a part of our investment team. You will be involved in the entire investment process across Latin America, from sourcing to evaluating, due diligence to investing in startups.
You’ll be working closely alongside partners Nathan Lustig, Claire Diaz-Ortiz, Pedro Pablo del Campo and the rest of our investment team. You will also work directly with our portfolio companies, attending and participating in monthly meetings with Magma’s partners and startup founders.
You should love startups and be passionate about problem solving. The ideal person should have startup experience as a founder or early employee of a startup, or previous analyst experience in Venture Capital. If you don’t have experience, but think you might be a fit for the position, don’t hesitate to reach out and tell us why!
Even if you’re not a fit for our Colombia Analyst position, we have additional positions in Magma and our portfolio companies that you may be a fit for.
About the Position
Our team is fully remote and our portfolio has founders in 30+ cities around Latin America, US and Europe. You must be comfortable writing in both English and Spanish, communicating directly and clearly, and being willing to learn how to learn.
Our team is close-knit and values driven. We expect the person we hire to be similarly mission-driven to help top entrepreneurs solve some of the biggest problems in Latin America.
Our goal is that after ~2 years, you will have a “Magma MBA” in startups and you’ll be ready to start your own startup, move to a top Latin American startup in a high level role, or continue to help build Magma, to help build the next generation of startups in Latin America. We believe that working on the Magma team, in any role, is a great way to jumpstart your career in the startup world.
You can read a bit more about how we think:
Brava: We’ve invested in 20+ female founded companies in the past year.
In addition to the above the ideal candidate:
- Has experience working in, founding or investing in startups
- Can converse in English and Spanish. Portuguese is a bonus.
- Is comfortable writing 2-3 pages of analysis, ideally in English
- Must be Colombian or a Colombia permanent resident
- Is comfortable working 100% remotely
Please send your Linkedin, CV, and no more than one page on why you think you’re the best person in Colombia for this position.