LDV Capital

New York, NY, USA
Posted on February 5, 2024

We at LDV Capital are looking for 1-2 Analysts based in NYC to join our team. Analysts will help us identify, analyze and evaluate teams to invest in.

Join us as a significant team player, contributing across all aspects of our deep tech venture fund, including sourcing, performing market research, and conducting due diligence on investment opportunities. Additionally, you will support our portfolio companies and foster valuable relationships within the visual tech & AI ecosystem as well as contribute to continually strengthening our global brand, reputation and platform.

Consider an Analyst role at LDV Capital as one of the fastest ways to learn, build your network, and advance your career!

We are looking for people who share our enthusiasm for innovation and empowering entrepreneurs in the earliest days of their businesses. We are looking for someone who is intellectually curious, has strong analytical and communication skills. We are open to candidates ranging from recent college graduates to candidates with a graduate degree and 1+ years relevant work experience. It is definitely a plus if you have technical knowledge in computer vision, machine learning and artificial intelligence.

Check out what some of our past Summer Analysts & Associates have to say about working with us. After their time at LDV Capital, our past Analysts and Associates have continued their careers at other venture funds, joining startups and starting their own startups.

LDV Capital Associate, Ash Cleary said “I joined the LDV team in 2021 as an Analyst and was recently promoted to Associate. I have advanced my understanding of what it is like to operate as a venture capitalist and expand my skills and knowledge. Being able to work closely with a small team has allowed me to have a high degree of responsibility across the entire investment decision-making process, set rewarding goals, and build up my experience. I have been able to learn quickly, create connections across the VC ecosystem and be at the forefront of leapfrog technologies that will change the future of the world.”

LDV Capital, based in NYC, invests in people building businesses powered by visual technology and artificial intelligence. We invest across North America, Europe and Israel. We partner with deep technical teams who leverage computer vision, machine learning and artificial intelligence. LDV portfolio companies have raised follow-on capital from Sequoia, Union Square Ventures, Accel, FirstMark and other top tier funds.

About The Role & Responsibilities:

  • This role is based in NYC and has an initial duration period of 2 years, with the potential for extension or promotion.

  • Source New Investment Opportunities: Proactively discover investment opportunities that align with our thesis.

  • Market Research: Dive into different verticals and markets to identify emerging visual technology trends, competitive landscapes and potential investment opportunities.

  • Due Diligence: Conduct thorough research on potential investment opportunities, including competitive analysis, risk evaluations, reference checks.

  • Cultivate relationships with entrepreneurs, industry experts and other stakeholders to stay informed about potential investment opportunities.

  • Collaborate on reports and presentations like quarterly updates on new visual tech market insights and trends.

  • Work with LDV’s portfolio companies, including but not limited to, research projects, competitor analysis, valuation work, and attend board meetings.

  • Brainstorm and execute self-directed projects that contribute to the success of LDV Capital or our portfolio companies.

The Requirements:

  • Detail oriented.

  • Effective communicator.

  • Knowledge and interest in the technology ecosystem (bonus – understanding of visual tech and AI). You can understand and talk credibly about tech innovations with entrepreneurs and investors.

  • A genuine passion for technology and startups, an entrepreneurial mindset and a desire to learn.

  • Demonstrate strong critical thinking skills, allowing for effective execution and decision making skills in a dynamic work environment.

  • Exhibit a strong understanding of numerical data, which will empower you to source market figures and apply analysis to assess the potential target market for diverse business opportunities.

  • Adept communicator with a network of individuals who think highly of you – you’ll frequently engage with entrepreneurs and investors on behalf of LDV.

  • Ability to prioritize and maintain attention to detail in time sensitive situations.

  • Proactive mindset with the capacity to work independently and manage your time effectively.  You will be expected to identify and execute on opportunities to contribute to the team with little, if any, management or direction.

  • Digital dexterity – comfortable working with online tools.

  • Comfortable collaborating virtually with an option for you to work full-time in our NYC office.

  • Must have authorization to work in the US.

  • Live or planning to relocate to NYC.

  • Entrepreneurial/operating experience.


  • Prior computer vision, machine learning or programming experience

  • Experience in Life Sciences, Neuroscience or Biotechnology

The Benefits:

  • Health insurance.

  • Learn about deep tech, visual technologies, artificial intelligence and other technology trends across all sectors.

  • Meet & build a network of investors, startups, and serial entrepreneurs in New York, Silicon Valley and Europe.

  • Get a first-hand experience of how companies start, grow, and succeed.

The Application:

  • Submit the online form with a copy of your resume and answers to the following questions:

    • What interests you most about our Analyst opportunity?

    • What job would you like to have in 3 years?

    • What is the worst job you ever held and why?

    • What three words would your recent boss or professor use to explain your work style?

    • What applications of visual technologies are you excited about? Why?

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