Programmatic Investor in Singapore

The Opportunity.

The High Level

Hustle Fund is a pre-seed fund with offices in Silicon Valley and Singapore. Our core investment strategy is to invest in teams who demonstrate relentless speed. We first work with early founders to monitor their speed/execution before qualifying startups for our larger concentrated checks. We have 100+ portfolio companies across North America and Southeast Asia. We are building a modern asset management business, enabled by technology, focused on serving early-stage businesses.

We are looking for an investment professional to join the Southeast Asian investment team. The investment team’s primary goal is to find and invest in the best early-stage technology companies.

In this role, you will build software systems and processes that help the fund identify companies we should meet based on both signals (“what’s trending?”) and theses (“what do we believe will happen in a specific market?”). 

The Career Path

We ask for a minimum 2-year commitment to the role (but would love for you to stay longer!). Working at Hustle Fund is a great way to meet interesting companies that you may fall in love with, or as preparation to join other funds and technology companies, or to stay on as a more senior investment professional.

What you'll do.

Define and own the data roadmap:

You will define and own the data roadmap for the fund with input from stakeholders (GPs, broader investment, marketing and portfolio support teams). The data roadmap should provide insight on the types of information we should be collecting from applicants as well as a perspective on the types of insights we can offer both applicants and portfolio companies. Specific tasks will include defining and writing product specs, running sprints with remote developers, researching and evaluating vendors, and communicating priorities and progress to the relevant stakeholders.  

You may need to write basic scripts and do data analysis so we are looking for an individual who understands basic programming and basic statistics. Self- taught is ok. 

Co-author “thought pieces” (in the form of blog posts, podcasts, presentations, YouTube videos, etc) based on the data captured:

You will work with the GPs to co-author thought pieces for general consumption using data we have captured through our investment processes.

Cultivate a network of subject matter experts:

You will cultivate “pick up the phone” relationships with a set of influential people in the SEA/SV tech ecosystem, which could include anyone from leaders at mature technology companies to university researchers focused on a specific technology.

Qualities you should have.

Hustle: You’re someone who doesn’t let a lack of resources get in your way; you use what you have to get far further, and faster than those with more resources and experiences. We are a startup ourselves. If you’re looking for a cushy VC job, this is not the right place.

People Skills: You are a nice person with high empathy for founders; ability to collaborate with colleagues, navigate relationships in the technology ecosystem, and ensure that all founders who interact with Hustle Fund have a great experience. We are straightforward and you should be comfortable saying “Yes” or “No” while providing useful feedback to founders.

Intense Curiosity: You love to learn and have both an insatiable hunger to learn about new technologies and business models and the ability to rapidly learn about a new domain or company category.

Analytical Skills: You have strong analytical skills and are able to understand both quantitative data and qualitative evidence as we evaluate investment opportunities, and then communicate results effectively.

Communication Skills: You can synthesize complex information and communicate in an effective way to different audiences in both verbal and written formats.

Prior Experience: You have 3-8 years of professional experience that serves as good preparation for venture capital investing, which often includes some combination of starting your own business, product management or growth marketing at a high-growth startup, investment banking, management consulting or other experiences that foster the necessary skills.

Academic Background: We’re open to a wide range of academic backgrounds but must have a basic understanding of statistics and programming.

Languages: You’re fluent in English, and ideally one or more Southeast Asian languages (Bahasa, Vietnamese, Thai, Burmese).

How to apply.

Please send an email to shiyan@hustlefundvc.com with your resume, subject line: “Hustle Fund Programmatic Investor” and a brief note that covers :

  • A brief introduction of who you are and what you want to learn
  • What’s your favorite tech product (can be anything software-enabled)
  • An example of a system or process you’ve built before that helped improve outcomes for an organization (or yourself!)

About Hustle Fund.

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