Research Analyst: Startup and New Market Insights

New York, NY /
Research & Insights /
Radicle is a research and insights company that helps the world’s leading companies make faster and better-informed investments in the future by identifying and uncovering the latent expertise, domain experience, and insights of startup founders, leaders, and investors. Radicle help our customers better navigate the future by leveraging the knowledge of those who’ve been there. We are like McKinsey meets an expert network, but faster and less expensive.

Our insights power four products: Debriefs, our deep dives into a markets; Radars, our market maps on steroids; Ranger, our startup opportunity identification and validation product; and Dialogues our research-driven immersion sessions and events. Radicle's products are used to increase the throughput and odds of launching new businesses, deciding what markets to enter, and finding the right startup partner.

We are a strategic partner to many of the world's leading companies, including Nestlé, SVB, P&G, Diageo, IKEA, Clorox, Estée Lauder, and many others.

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We believe there is a huge opportunity in helping the world’s biggest companies figure out the future and we are looking for smart, humble, curious people to help us build the company that captures this opportunity.

Radicle was started by partners at Prehype, an incubator that has helped launch companies like BarkBox, Ro, Managed By Q, Main Street, and LemonTree.

Our products give our customers the tools and proprietary insights to make better decisions across partnership, business and product incubation, open innovation, investment, acquisition, and new market intelligence. 

Radicle allows innovation teams to identify, map, validate, and prioritize opportunities. We offer a full suite of research products—including visual landscapes, sector deep-dive reports, and more—that help our customers turn theses into actionable opportunities. Our research gives large corporations the tools and information to make decisions on incubation, acquisition, and everything in-between.

As a Research Analyst, you’ll work with the Lead Analysts in the production and delivery of our research products from statement of work to final presentation. You’ll be responsible for getting up to speed on a partner challenge and analyzing a startup sector through top-down perspectives, data science-driven analyses, consumer surveys, and conversations with founders, former employees, and investors. 

We expect that you’ll take on greater responsibilities over time and manage components of the research production process. This role is on a path to that of Lead Analyst.

Someone who loves startups and new, fast-changing markets.

We’re a lean team that moves quickly and embraces new challenges. We’re looking for people who are passionate about learning and figuring out answers to difficult questions—each day poses an opportunity to think critically about business, markets, and the future.  

If you’re looking to build a career in startups, venture, or innovation, we’d love to help you accomplish this.

Radicle offers healthcare, vision, dental, and a 401k. We offer a stipend for hardware (computer, wfh monitor and standing desk), as well as for books and for home broadband.

If this role interests you, send us a note and please tell us:

1. What startups are you most interested in? Why?
2. What interests you about technology and how it will impact the future?
3. Have you read or listened to anything lately that has influenced your thinking?


    • 0-2+ years of experience in an analytical role (consulting, banking, research, startup strategy & operations, etc.)
    • An understanding of and interest in early-stage business models and the relevant levers (e.g. financial, product, growth/distribution, market etc.) that contribute to successful outcomes
    • Entrepreneurial or high-growth startup experience a plus —we require a “self-starter” mindset—someone who’s hungry to take the business from 1 to n
    • Experience with python a plus (you’ll learn it while here, regardless).
    • Strong communication skills.
    • A love for reading, learning, and dialogue
Radicle is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Radicle is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.