Venture Scout

Remote

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.

Gold House Ventures is the first venture fund that enables shared access across the venture ecosystem to the best Asian Pacific and multicultural founders. Our in-house accelerator, Gold Rush, is the nation’s leading Asian Pacific founder accelerator, providing education, mentorship, and community to carefully selected founder cohorts, with 100+ alumni and counting. Additionally, our Venture Network and Founder Network help us create the largest index of top API-led startups. 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: MONDAY, AUGUST 21, 2023

Your Role

  • Source new GHV investment opportunities 
  • Conduct meetings and due diligence with potential GHV investments to develop notes and recommendations for GHV GP’s
  • Help develop GHV’s network of top Asian Pacific founders and investors by actively networking, analyzing and mapping the ecosystem of top talent, and facilitating introductions to relevant industry leaders or investors
  • Develop and own pipelines for GHV investment including, but not limited to, assisting in partnerships with other funds in the GHV Venture Network, providing coverage across newsletters and other sources of active investments, and assisting with inbound investment opportunities
  • Source applicants for our Gold Rush accelerator
  • Source founder candidates for our Futures Network 
  • Source independent board opportunities for our API advisors

Role Requirements

  • Early stage startup operating or investment background 
  • Superb written and oral communicator 
  • Must be self-starting and entrepreneurial; resilient and creative; and consistent in high-quality execution

Fellow Requirements

  • Each Fellow commitment is one year long.
  • Commits the equivalent of a minimum of 5 hours per week (on average) to their volunteer work with Gold House. 
  • Has experience in owning at least 1 workstream or project at a high level and independently
  • Must be able to proactively strategize opportunities to improve or expand owned project outcomes
  • Must be self-starting and entrepreneurial; resilient and creative; highly detail-oriented; and consistent in high-quality execution

Benefits

Gold House Fellows are volunteers who represent the most promising up-and-coming Asian Pacific leaders in their respective fields. As an investment in our community’s future, Fellows are given intimate access to the Gold House Collective network and its ventures, specifically through:

  • The title of Gold House Fellow
  • Invitations to participate in premier Gold House events
  • Access to Gold House internal staff network and broader connections
  • Access to Gold House’s benefits portal with discounts
  • Invitations to all experiences related to the Fellow’s work