Lead Analyst: Startup & 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.

As Lead Analyst, you’ll lead the production and delivery of our research products from statement of work to final presentation. You’ll manage multiple inputs in the research production process, including Research Analysts. You’ll be responsible for getting up to speed on a partner challenge and analyzing a startup sector through top-down perspectives, consumer surveys, and conversations with founders and investors. Ultimately, your analysis will identify and present specific solutions that are best suited for a partner challenge. 

As we continue to scale, you’ll play a critical role in growing the business by identifying new revenue opportunities and iterating on our research process. We believe each team member has valuable insights to offer and expect that you’ll contribute to the direction and future of our products.

Someone who will bring a multifaceted skill set to the team: this person is equally capable of synthesizing research and managing/executing in an operational function that contributes to our growth.

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.

If this role interests you, send us a note!


    • 2+ years of experience in an analytical role (consulting, banking, research, startup strategy & operations, etc.)
    • Deep understanding of early-stage business models and the relevant levers (e.g. financial, product, growth/distribution, market etc.) that contribute to successful outcomes
    • Ability to develop and defend hypotheses based on top-down research, preliminary data, and input from various sources (background knowledge, phone calls etc.)
    • 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 presenting and managing/directing small teams
    • 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.