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WNT Ventures is the investor of choice for many researchers, CRI’s, universities and privately owned organisations and corporations. We have a licence via our partnership with Callaghan Innovation to deploy investment capital into early stage technologies with the intention of developing them into globally successful companies.

WNT Ventures is known for its strong national and international networks and strategic and investment capability. Our investor group of eight, has a very collaborative approach with experienced, commercially-minded individuals who drive the strategy within the incubated high growth companies. We strive for a professional yet friendly approach and approach our investments as a partnership.

The Bay of Plenty, New Zealand: Home to WNT Ventures

The Bay of Plenty, New Zealand: Home to WNT Ventures

Position Summary

We are currently seeking applicants for an Analyst to operate out of our Tauranga office. We are looking for individuals with a passion for early stage technologies and interest in reviewing, understanding and being involved in companies across a wide range of sectors including primary sector technologies, software, medical technologies, biotechnology, engineering and materials.

This is a newly created role which will entail screening novel and innovative technologies from CRI’s, Universities and private research institutes, conducting market research and analysis, due diligence and Intellectual Property reviews. The selected individuals may be required to provide support and services to the incubated companies when required.

WNT Ventures is a small team of three so the role will see the successful applicant gain exposure and experience in all aspects of the job, from marketing, investment appraisal and negotiation through to portfolio management and exit.

Candidate profile

We are looking for someone with a Science, Engineering and/or Finance background with an appropriate qualification to expand the skillsets that exist in our team. We need to see a passion and commitment to the early stage, high growth sector.

You may have had previous exposure to early stage companies and understand some of the challenges associated with operating in this space or you may follow this sector with a passion. Given this role will involve reviewing technologies for investment, some understanding or experience in investing and excel would be beneficial but not essential. We don’t expect you to be an expert in all areas and will assist with your development into the role, however we do want to see a genuine curiosity for new information and technology.

Salary will be commensurate to experience.

Applicants please send a Cover Letter (which is not a template and expresses your personality) along with your CV via the Seek website here – https://www.seek.co.nz/jobdetails/29672031/apply

If you have any queries, please forward them to admin@wntventures.co.nz