Techstars is the worldwide network that helps entrepreneurs succeed. By supporting entrepreneurs at every stage of their journey, we work to create positive social and economic change, transforming the world by making innovation accessible to anyone, anywhere. The accelerator programs, while a critical part of our support to entrepreneurs, are just the first step in providing connections, mentorship, and opportunity to the hundreds of companies that join Techstars each year. Upon graduation from the accelerator, founders have new needs and goals. Our newly formed Portfolio Services department supports those alumni founders.

Techstars currently has more than 6,000 founders comprising over 2,500 companies. Our investments include ClassPass, DigitalOcean, Remitly, SendGrid, and Zipline. Portfolio Services leverages the Techstars network, technology, and data to design and deliver portfolio services to alumni founders at scale.

The Insights Lead will be responsible for capturing data insights and sharing through stories to optimize portfolio success. They will develop hypotheses and design and implement processes to capture, analyze, and visualize findings. They will work collaboratively with Practices, Business Development, Data Engineering, Accelerator Investments and with our growing network of founders and partners. This is an opportunity to build a new capability to deliver scaled support with tremendous growth potential. 

Responsibilities:

  • Develop standards and structure for scaled data intake across all Practices and Portfolio Service engagement points
  • Develop insights from primary and secondary data sources that reveal opportunities for investment, portfolio company growth, and corporate collaboration
  • Provide assistance in identifying, evaluating, and developing corporate targets to meet portfolio company needs across platforms, big industry, and practice areas
  • Conduct customer research and ad hoc data analysis to inform decisions and prioritization
  • Work across the team and closely with engineering to refine attributes for recommendations and matching
  • Work closely with Portfolio Services leadership to develop models for optimizing scaled support across various segments of the Techstars portfolio

Qualifications:

  • 5 years of experience including analytical or research-oriented roles
  • Experience designing data intake processes
  • Experience in building and maintaining reporting dashboards in a business intelligence tool 
  • Strong interest in the discourse around technology, entrepreneurship, venture capital, and collaborative innovation
  • Experience in designing  decks and research material for targeted and broad distribution across all levels of management
  • Proactive, self-starter who can work independently within set objectives
  • Strong critical thinking, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Able to jump in and complete diverse tasks quickly and effectively
  • Willing to help at anytime with the program operations
  • Be a problem solver and effective communicator.
  • A drive to get better every single day and are always looking for opportunities to learn
  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university or equivalent job experience

Compensation range: $75,000 - $100,000 + 10% Bonus 

US Benefits 

About Techstars

Techstars is the worldwide network that helps entrepreneurs succeed. Founded in 2006, Techstars began with three simple ideas - entrepreneurs create a better future for everyone, collaboration drives innovation and great ideas can come from anywhere. Now we are on a mission to enable every person on the planet to contribute to, and benefit from, the success of entrepreneurs. In addition to operating accelerator programs and venture capital funds, we do this by connecting startups, investors, corporations and cities to help build thriving startup communities. Techstars has invested in more than 2,300 companies with a combined market cap of more than $29B. 

Techstars’ mission is to help entrepreneurs succeed wherever they are in the world and whatever their background is. Regional accelerator programs all around the world are the cornerstone of the strategy. The investment approach is fundamentally driven by the worldwide network of managing directors, who interact with startup founders daily, guiding, mentoring and cultivating them along the journey. The scale of this reach results in a diversified strategy that provides investors with a uniquely qualified deal flow.

We help Techstars founders connect with other entrepreneurs, experts, mentors, alumni, investors, community leaders, and corporations to grow their companies.

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