Venture Capital Partner - Thin Air Labs Fund 1

Calgary, AB /
Capital /
Are you passionate about building what's next for Alberta's innovation ecosystem? Join our exciting new team of unlike minds focused on supporting ventures solving the world's biggest problems.

Thin Air Labs is an innovation and investment firm that's taking a bold approach to activate economic development in Alberta & the Prairies. We value trust and collaboration as we support Founders creating meaningful impact on people and the planet. We are raising a $100M venture capital fund, with a focus on and investing in the earliest stages of company development - pre-seed through to series A. 

We strategically inject Design, Community and Capital into ventures and transform organizations in our chosen sectors. We are working toward regenerative ecosystems everywhere. 

We are looking for a Partner to be the supportive force that compliments our Co-Founder & Capital Partner to perform at maximum efficiency. Given the changing nature of the executive landscape, we will rely on this person for flexibility and foresight, while maintaining capability related to high-level systems and operations.

Who You Are
- Work with portfolio companies to drive their success by assisting with fundraising, recruiting, marketing/sales, GTM, etc
- Proactively identify, evaluate, and develop new business leads from initial assessment to final agreements
- Manage relationships and communication with Limited Partners including sending regular investment letters, portfolio company updates, performance summaries, and calls
- Responsible for the operations of the fund including financial reporting and administrative support, and back office administration supported by partners
- Develop relationships with venture capital partners, angel groups and leading accelerators
- Own and execute Thin Air’s venture due diligence process including customer and management references, industry research and investment memo development

What You Need
- Direct experience in investment banking, venture investing through a VC, CVC, family office, or combination of 
- Ability to analyze business plans, financial statements, as well as originate, structure, negotiate and close transactions
- Excellent communication skills
- Knowledge of startup financial and deal modeling and quantitative analysis
- Experience with supporting startup ventures and founders an asset
- Venture Capital operations experience an asset

Our Core Values
Founders First - empathy and curiosity towards the founder's journey, with commitment to their success. They are essential to realizing our vision, the heroes of our story. We prioritize the founders interests and needs.

Human Impact at global scale - we're building a healthier next for people and the planet. The winning equation to reach our vision is return on investment + impact on investment.

Stay humble and curious through trusting, learning and listening. Our eyes and ears are open to people and points of view, partnerships and possibilities.

Focus - design with data to create crystal clear direction. Data without design is meaningless. Design without data is blind.

We act with results and outcomes in mind. We all want to win and embrace the inevitable challenges to get there.