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Golden Gate Ventures

Venture Capital firm based in Singapore and San Francisco

About Golden Gate Ventures

Golden Gate Ventures is an early-stage venture capital firm investing across Southeast Asia. Since 2011, the firm has invested in over 30 companies across more than 7 countries in Asia. The firm invests in internet & mobile startups across many sectors, including e-commerce, payments, marketplaces, mobile applications, and SaaS platforms.


Job Positions

Finance & Operations Specialist

Full Time

Where do you come in? Golden Gate Ventures is looking for a Finance & Operations Trainee that will be an integral support to the team and manage a broad range of responsibilities from financial management and accounting, compliance reporting. We’re looking for a highly motivated, detail-oriented, numbers-loving person that can balance multiple priorities and meet deadlines. This person will be challenged to think, work creatively, and independently to adapt to the pace of the company. There will be lots of tasks thrown at you and we want somebody that can roll with the punches, and learn along the way. We see this as a long-term relationship and want you to grow within the firm. This is an exciting opportunity at one of the top-tier Venture Capital funds in Southeast Asia. What you’ll be doing: Finance Operations • Assist with operational matters with fund administrators/accountants for the monthly closing process, quarterly GST processes, and reconciliation of transactions. • Assist with cash management (Handling payments; monitoring receivables/ payables) and tracking of expenses for the Fund Management company, Fund, and SPVs. • Assist with budget variance reports. • Assist with compliance reporting relating to MAS, DITC, FATCA, CRS, and any other regulations applicable to the fund. • Maintain corporate information for all funds and entities managed by Golden Gate Ventures. • Liaise with auditors, tax agents, and lawyers on all finance and operational matters. Legal Execution • Assist with execution of investment legal documentation; and fund manager financial and legal documents • Manage to sign of documents and courier services required by the company Compliance • Assist with KYC upkeep in the appropriate folders of the company and safeguarding important documents in the company Portfolio Operations • Maintain and update fund and portfolio transactions on internal systems • Assist with quarterly valuation review • Updating information in investment repository Desired skills • Open-minded and adaptable to new approaches for solving problems, while actively seeking out the optimal solution for each situation • Great communication skills, both written and verbal • A self-starter who works well in a diverse team • Ability to multi-task and prioritize in a fast-paced and demanding work environment • Poised under pressure and possesses a sense of urgency to meet deadlines • Detail-oriented with natural comfort around numbers • Excellent reliability and timeliness • Bachelor's degree or Diploma equivalent in fund administration preferred Benefits for you • Exciting – You’ll get to work with a firm that’s investing in endearing startups in Singapore and South East Asia • Personal development – We want this role to align with your personal and professional goals • Creative Freedom – You’ll have the freedom to suggest new projects or ideas that you think can benefit the firm or our portfolio (and have a hand in running it) • Insight – You’ll get to sit alongside the partners in some startup meetings, from first pitches to monthly status updates • Networking – You’ll build an amazing network, communicating with other high profile investors, CEO’s, and members of the press • Health - You will be covered under the company’s medical insurance plan and get to enjoy team fitness programs • Culture - We bond over weekly team lunches, occasional outings, and a yearly retreat • Environment - Our office is fun, fast-paced, and informal, located at the top of a hip shophouse on Duxton Road. No cubicles, just flat open space :-) GGV’s values: We live and breathe our values and we want people that share our values to work with us. We also feel it’s important for anyone joining us to understand what our values are and what they mean to us, so we’ve summarised them here for you: 🚩 Pioneering • We're pioneering, we thrive in new ideas and methods. • We're willing to take surprisingly bold, yet calculated risks. • We challenge the norms. • We're audacious, fearless, and unconventional. • We're not afraid to take smart risks for what we believe in and in order to achieve a goal. • We're not afraid to experiment, speak our mind, and be progressive. • We make decisions with the view of the long-term, not the short-term. 🤝 Respectful & Empowering • We respect others. We're mindful of our role in the ecosystem. We place entrepreneurs first. • We communicate and act with openness, transparency and accountability. • We encourage people to grow, take control and represent their ideas in a responsible and self-determined way. • We believe in a healthy atmosphere where we can equally prioritize the demands of our careers and the demands of our personal lives. • We make sure to have each other's back in whatever we do. We accept that mistakes and failures are part of life and give each other room to learn and grow. 💻 Data Driven • We value information, data and research to fuel our intuition and decision-making. • We are efficient with our time, leveraging tech to scale the firm. • We're agile, flexible and adaptable to challenges and adversity. 👫 Diversity • We believe that innovation is sparked when people from different backgrounds see different solutions to the same problem. • We believe in a sense of belonging, of being valued and seen for who we are. • We believe in people coming together, having the opportunity to contribute their points of view in order to collectively do great work. • We are inclusive to all 🔥 Self-motivated • We have an internal fire within us that drives us to do things and keeps us going in order to achieve whatever we set out to do. • We are passionate about the things we do and about each other. • We encourage and reward self-direction 🕺 Fun • We work hard, and it should bring enjoyment. We celebrate our wins. • We make sure to have fun along the way and not take ourselves too seriously • We're social, bring people together and build communities through our events and initiatives.

SingaporeSGD 2500 - SGD 5000 monthly

Vietnam Investment Analyst / Associate

Full Time

Where do you come in? Golden Gate Ventures is looking for a Vietnam Investment Analyst / Associate that will be an integral support to the team and manage a broad range of responsibilities from deal sourcing, due diligence to portfolio support. There will be lots of items thrown your way, and we want somebody that can roll with the punches, and learn along the way. We see this as a long-term relationship and want this to be a role you can grow with within the firm. You’ll be at the forefront of the venture capital industry in Southeast Asia. What you’ll be doing: • Conduct extensive due diligence, reference calls, researching industry sectors, interviewing the founding teams, and checking financial models, including financial valuation and return analyses to support investment decisions Support the Partners in creating and drafting investment memoranda and documentation for the investment committee and selected partners • Provide both ad-hoc and proactive support to existing portfolio companies, if and as necessary; this may include, but is not limited to: identifying market opportunities, working closely with specific teams, and helping formulate expansion or marketing strategies • Assist in updating internal dashboard for monthly statistics sent by portfolio companies • Sourcing potential investments through a combination of both inbound and outbound work, e.g. speaking to entrepreneurs, managing the firm’s proprietary deal-flow, and researching specific industries or markets • Apply creative and critical thinking to identify and implement ways of increasing the efficiency of the organization’s investment and portfolio management processes • Take part in keeping our own investors informed by helping to prepare materials for quarterly updates and our annual investor meeting Requirements • Bachelor’s Degree in either business- or technology-related fields • Must speak Bahasa Indonesia • 1-3 years of relevant working experience in investment banking, venture capital, management consultancy, or alternatively, a high-growth technology company; experience working in and with startups strongly preferred • Exceptional proficiency in financial modeling and analysis; CFA Level 1 strongly preferred • Adept at navigating online applications and collaborative tools such as Dropbox, Evernote, Slack, Google Docs, etc. • Possesses an independent streak, and doesn’t require constant oversight or management • Flexibility and dexterity; must be able to think on your feet while managing several shifting priorities; the job will change day-to-day • Exceptionally strong communication skills, both verbal and written • Show a personal excitement and enthusiasm for the local startup scene • Ability and interest to travel extensively Benefits • Exciting – You’ll get to work with a firm that’s investing in startups in Singapore and South East Asia • Personal development – We want this role to align with your personal and professional goals • Creative Freedom – You’ll have the freedom to suggest new projects or ideas that you think can benefit the firm or our portfolio (and have a hand in running it) • Insight – You’ll get to sit alongside the partners in some startup meetings, from first pitches to monthly status updates • Networking – You’ll build an amazing network, communicating with other high profile investors, CEO’s, and members of the press • Health - You will be covered under the company’s medical insurance plan and get to enjoy team fitness programs • Culture - We bond over weekly team lunches, occasional outings, and a yearly retreat Environment - Our office is fun, fast-paced, and informal, located at the top of a hip shophouse on Duxton Road. No cubicles, just flat open space :-)

Ho Chi Minh SGD 1000 - SGD 2200 monthly


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