Venture Capital Analysts

Venture Capital Analyst Assess Company Data

Venture capital analysts are entry-level professionals who conduct due diligence and deal sourcing, and perform a variety of administrative and support duties. They are typically hired only by large venture capital firms. 

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Quick Facts
Alternate Title(s) None
Duties Conduct due diligence of investment opportunities, deal sourcing, and a variety of administrative and support duties
Salary Range $25,000 to $100,000+
Work Environment Primarily Indoors
Best Geographical Location(s) Opportunities are best in San Francisco and other cities with a large number of start-ups
Minimum Education Level
  • Bachelor's Degree
School Subjects
  • Business
  • Economics
  • Mathematics
Experience Internship at a top venture capital firm, investment bank, Big Four accounting firm, or other prominent employer
Personality Traits
  • Enterprising
  • Hands On
  • Outgoing
Skills
  • Financial
  • Interpersonal
  • Research
Certification or Licensing Recommended
Special Requirements None
Employment Prospects Fair
Advancement Prospects Poor
Outlook Faster than the Average
Career Ladder
  • Managing Partner
  • General Partner
  • Principal
  • Associate
  • Analyst

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