Catalyst Investors Seeks Pre-MBA Associate

Firm Overview

Catalyst Investors is a growth equity firm that invests in high-growth B2B technology companies. We employ a proactive, research-based approach to recognize important market trends early. We identify and invest in world-class companies and management teams to capitalize on those trends.


Job Overview

Position:           Pre-MBA Associate, Full-Time

Location:          New York, NY

Description:      Responsibilities include deal origination, investment screening, transaction execution and portfolio management. This position is uniquely suited to candidates seeking a hybrid experience of deal sourcing, transaction execution and portfolio management.


Key Responsibilities

  • Execute outreach to prospective investments, represent Catalyst at industry and investment conferences and engage in other direct deal generation activities
  • Perform market research and competitive analyses
  • Write industry research reports, articles and blog posts
  • Screen prospective investment opportunities
  • Conduct financial and business due diligence
  • Develop financial models and perform valuation analyses
  • Write investment memos and other analyses of both potential and existing investments
  • Support team with quarterly reporting, annual meetings and investor information requests



  • 1-3 years of relevant work experience from a commercial or investment bank, venture capital, growth equity or private equity firm
  • Excellent academic credentials
  • Proof of ability to work in the U.S.



To be considered for the role, please send each of the following to [email protected]:

  1. Resume
  2. Answers to the following questions (max. 200 words per response):
    a.  After reviewing our website and team, why do you think you would be a strong candidate for Catalyst? (Note: we presume you are smart and a hard worker!)
    b.  Based on our investment criteria and strategy, what is a company that you think represents an interesting investment opportunity for Catalyst and why?


Application Deadline: Monday, February 28, 2022

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