Investment Analyst (Video Games), The Games Fund
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Investment Analyst (Video Games), The Games Fund

About The Role
The Games Fund (TGF) is one of the top global VC funds focused on early-stage investments in the video games industry, with $65m under management. Investment Analyst is an integral part of the investment team, helping form our views on the gaming industry, analyzing prospective companies, and supporting our portfolio companies. You will be focused on long-term investment opportunities across mobile, PC/Console developers, and games-related tech companies.

Key Responsibilities:
Deals sourcing: managing and filling TGF’s deal flow pipeline. Building relationships on behalf of TGF in the game developers communities, scouting for new investment opportunities. Meet entrepreneurs, assess company pitches, and conduct commercial due diligence (e.g., interview founders, reference check, evaluating market opportunities, competitors, unique advantages and risks, etc.)
Investment themes & market research: drive proactive research and analysis focused on the gaming market to anticipate and understand emerging trends: new games releases and performance, genres and companies dynamics, investments and acquisitions, competitors, collaborations, etc.
Deal execution: alongside our legal team, manage the process of closing a deal, including submitting a term sheet, legal due diligence, long-form document completion;
Portfolio management: support TGF portfolio management initiatives such as KPI and business plan tracking, fundraising support, strategic support.

Requirements

Passion for games and the video games industry. Be prepared to discuss your favorite games and achievements!
At least 3 years of experience at VC funds (preferable), investment banks, Big-4 or consulting firms;
Excellent presentation and research skills - preparing presentations for the investment committee and defending the investment thesis;
Strategic mindset with analytical thinking as well as great attention to detail;
Strong communication and relationship-building skills.
Autonomous working style, pro-active and well-organized.
Fluent Russian and English (spoken and written);
Candidates will be asked to submit a presentation with an analysis of the recent investment deal in the gaming industry.

Conditions

Competitive salary + motivational system
Flexibility with remote working and absence of bureaucracy - quick decision process, clear vision, and meaningful investment strategy.
Opportunity to work with the best team - TGF is a young and super active fund founded by industry veterans and pioneers in video game investing.
Be a part of the rapidly growing video games and interactive entertainment industry.

The Games Fund

TGF is an innovative early-stage VC fund founded by video games industry veterans.
We invest in future leaders: game developers, gaming technologies, and services.
We share best practices and offer our experience and personal touch.

Job type Full-time
Experience level Middle, Senior
Location Remote as option

Published: 22/02/2022