Senior Associate, Strategic Development (Malaysia)

Malaysia /
Thematic - 500 Southeast Asia /
Regular Full-Time (MY)
/ Hybrid
Our Mission
We uplift people and economies around the world through entrepreneurship.

About Us
500 Global is a venture capital firm with more than USD2.7 billion in assets under management that invests in founders building fast-growing technology companies. We focus on markets where technology, innovation, and capital can unlock long-term value and drive economic growth.
We invest far and wide, across sectors and geographies, including 49 companies valued at USD1B+ and 150+ companies valued at more than USD100 million.
500 Global’s Southeast Asia family of funds have backed over 270+ companies, including USD1B+ companies Grab, Bukalapak, Carousell, Carsome, and FinAccel. This is just the beginning – we are actively growing to serve more founders, as well as connect startups with capital, expertise, and global networks to help them succeed.
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About the Role

We are looking for a Senior Associate Strategic Development to be based in Malaysia to help us on this journey.
You will analyze financial data, strategize and facilitate fundraising efforts, monitor portfolio performance, build relationships with co-investors and founders, identify strategic partnerships, provide consulting and fundraising services, and assist in M&A and exit initiatives.
Candidates with prior experience in a consulting firm, VC, private equity, investment bank, or a related role in a startup, have demonstrated a strong track record of fundraising for companies, exceptional communication skills, and experience working in high-growth, fast-paced environments may apply for this role. You will work with our existing Strategic Development team members, as well as our General Partners.

Job Description

    • Analyze financial data and identify key areas for improvement for portfolio companies
    • Assist in strategizing, facilitating, and acquiring downstream capital for portfolio companies
    • Monitor and evaluate portfolio performance on a continuous basis and provide updates to investment team
    • Grow and maintain relationships with our network of co-investors across the region and beyond
    • Maintain close relationships with our founders to understand key areas of focus to achieve fundraising milestone targets
    • Identify and execute on strategic partnerships for portfolio companies with governmental agencies, corporates, and other relevant ecosystem players.
    • Provide general in-house consulting and fundraising services for portfolio companies
    • Assist in executing on M&A and exit initiatives.


    • 5+ years of relevant experience in fundraising, partnerships, growth or strategy or business development role
    • Prior experience in a consulting firm, VC, private equity firm, investment bank, or a related role in a startup
    • Demonstrated track record of assisting in fundraising for a company/companies
    • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, where production and presentation of data and initiatives are concise and compelling for capital providers and partners
    • Experience working at a high growth organization, fast-paced and lean-driven unstructured environments, where goals, priorities and roadmaps may evolve quickly
    • Work well under pressure, with a high degree of dependability, adaptability, and flexibility.
Health Care Plan (Medical & Dental), Group Term Life, Wellness Allowance, Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick & Public Holidays), Training & Development

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