Gold House Ventures Investment Associate

BAY AREA OR NEW YORK/TRI-STATE AREA

Gold House is the leading cultural ecosystem that unites, invests in, and champions Asian Pacific creators and companies to power tomorrow for all. Under a nonprofit umbrella, our innovative family of companies, programs, and platforms include membership systems and events to fortify relationships among the Asian Pacific community and with other marginalized communities (#StopAsianHate); first-of-its-kind investment vehicles and accelerators to propel the next generation of top Asian Pacific founders, creatives, and leaders (Gold House Ventures, Creative Equity Fund); and industry-leading research, consulting, and marketing to promote authentic and affirming portrayals (Gold Story Consultation, Gold Open, Gold List, A100 List). To learn more, visit www.goldhouse.org or follow @GoldHouseCo on Instagram, Facebook, X/Twitter, Threads, and LinkedIn.

About Gold House

Gold House is the leading cultural ecosystem that unites, invests in, and champions Asian Pacific creators and companies to power tomorrow for all. Under a nonprofit umbrella, our innovative family of companies, programs, and platforms include membership systems and events to fortify relationships among the Asian Pacific community and with other marginalized communities (#StopAsianHate); first-of-its-kind investment vehicles and accelerators to propel the next generation of top Asian Pacific founders, creatives, and leaders (Gold House Ventures, Creative Equity Fund); and industry-leading research, consulting, and marketing to promote authentic and affirming portrayals (Gold Story Consultation, Gold Open, Gold List, A100 List). To learn more, visit www.goldhouse.org or follow @GoldHouseCo on Instagram, Facebook, X/Twitter, Threads, and LinkedIn.

About Gold House Ventures

Gold House Ventures (GHV) is an early stage venture capital firm that exclusively backs top Asian Pacific-founded startups. GHV Fund I (2022) is a $30MM vehicle that has invested in 75+ companies alongside firms such as a16z, Sequoia, Founders Fund, General Catalyst, Accel, Goodwater, NEA, and Lightspeed. Our in-house accelerator has graduated 110+ startups that have raised $1B+ since 2020; placed dozens of multicultural board members and advisors at startups through our One House Leadership Coalition; and convened the world’s leading celebrities, creative franchises, and promotional opportunities to help our portfolio scale. 

Your Role

We are seeking a dynamic and motivated individual to join our team as an Investment Associate. This is a unique opportunity to play a key role in shaping the future of innovative startups, contribute to the growth of our portfolio, and gain exposure to a diverse network of Asian Pacific founders, investors, industry executives, and creators. 

Responsibilities

  • Sourcing: Proactively identify investment opportunities through market research, networking, direct outreach, hosting and participating in industry events. 
  • Due Diligence: Conduct thorough due diligence on potential investment opportunities, including market analysis, financial modeling, customer calls, and competitive landscape assessments. Produce investment memos, verbally present to investment committee, and maintain proactive, respectful communications with founders and other investors. 
  • Pipeline Tracking: Manage an organized deal pipeline, tracking progress, key milestones, and relevant data to facilitate effective decision-making. Provide regular updates to the investment team on the status of ongoing opportunities and potential new investments.
  • Relationship Building: Cultivate and nurture relationships with entrepreneurs, co-investors, industry experts, and other stakeholders to enhance Gold House Ventures’ network and visibility within the startup ecosystem. 

Requirements

  • You must be based in either the San Francisco Bay Area or New York City/Tri-State Area.
  • You have 4+ years of experience as an investor or operator at an early stage fund or startup. 
  • You have a respected independent external brand and the ability to build and maintain strong 1:1 and 1:many relationships, especially with other investors and entrepreneurs. 
  • You have extremely high attention to detail and care deeply about ensuring projects are delivered completely and on time — you set expectations, never abandon them, and are comfortable holding others to this too. 
  • You operate under pressure in a composed manner and are enthusiastic about managing multiple projects at once in a rapid-evolving environment.
  • You have a “no job is too small” attitude and are excited to roll up your sleeves and solve all types of problems. 
  • You strive to rapidly accelerate in your career. You have a near-insatiable appetite to expand your knowledge and capabilities and aren’t afraid to try new things. 
  • You communicate like a pro and get energy from bringing people together to execute efficiently and effectively. You enjoy putting structure around processes to make them scalable. 
  • Last but not least, you are passionate about Gold House’s purpose and share our mission of uplifting the Asian Pacific community. 

Benefits

  • Salary Range: $120-150K/year plus bonus
  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance benefits
  • Opportunity to participate in Gold House programs and experiences including Salons, Gold Open VIP film Premieres, Gold House Ventures Founder and Investor events, Gold Gala, and more.
  • Opportunity to define the trajectory of a mission-driven, fast-growing, mainstream-impactful organization