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District 3

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Investment Principal

Time Commitment: Part-time

We are looking for a Principal to join our team to help raise the fund, identify the best early stage companies and help our portfolio companies grow.

Responsibilities 

  • Help raise the fund. You will assist the Managing Director in establishing a strong investment thesis, prepare presentations for potential stakeholders and provide any additional support that may  be required as part of the fund raising process.
  • Source early stage deal-flow. You will be responsible for generating deal flow and finding interesting companies to join District 3. You will also be expected to network with other industry professionals or entities that bring proprietary deal flow to the fund as well as proactively prospect for opportunities.
  • Evaluate investment opportunities. You will evaluate investment opportunities, determine key issues, leverage your network and firm resources to perform due diligence. To do this successfully, we expect you to be a smart and logical thinker, to be able to learn quickly, and to seek out expert opinions.
  • Communicate with entrepreneurs and eco-system executives. To support deal sourcing and evaluation, you will communicate directly with entrepreneurs and executives in the industry and eco-system. You have strong people skills and strong communication skills, and are able to network and build rapport quickly.
  • Perform due diligence for potential new investments. You will be responsible for calling customer and personal references to validate companies and entrepreneurs and uncover any critical issues that we should consider in our investing.
  • Facilitate investments and support company building efforts. You will be responsible for investment memos, market analysis, financial models, and benchmarks that companies need to be aware of.

Requirements

  • At least five years of experience working at a technology company, a startup, in management consulting or investment firm
  • Strong people skills and have the ability to interact professionally with company founders and industry executives
  • Be a self-starter that takes initiative and can get a lot done with relatively little direction
  • Strong analytical and verbal skills
  • Based in the province of Quebec

Nice to have

  • A degree in fields related to biological sciences or bioengineering is a plus.
  • Entrepreneurial experience in a technology startup.

Join District 3

Become part of Canada’s tech startup network. Develop your innovation and entrepreneurship skills and experience. Get to work from where you work best when you work best.

Work hard. Be challenged. Never be bored.

About District 3

At District 3, we believe that entrepreneurship, and especially building global, scalable, technology businesses, is one of the fastest ways to make the world a better place. We seek to radically increase the number of entrepreneurs successfully bringing to market innovations that move humanity forward.

To materialize this vision, we are working on establishing a pre-seed investment fund to help accelerate access to capital for our top-performing teams in the Bio, High Tech and HealthCare space.

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