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SRM - startup relationship manager - a smarter way to manage and discover startups

Startup Analyst

$40k – $80k • No equity
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KITE is ready to expand our analyst team with a new analyst who is an expert on the startup ecosystem and is curious about innovation and its effects on major industries and corporations. KITE’s analysts work directly with Global 2000 customers to help them manage and discover emerging tech companies. KITE analysts conduct deep research on spaces of interest, lead large innovation projects, compile and present insightful reports, and build relationships with all of KITE’s customers.

Primary Responsibilities:
- Understand, track and develop analysis on
- Emerging technology areas, such as AI and machine learning, big data, IoT, AR/VR and more
- Tech trends in key vertical areas, such as auto, consumer packaged goods, cybersecurity, education, financial, health, retail and more
- Behavior-driven tech trends, such as cloud, consumerization of enterprise, the on-demand and sharing economy, and more
- Serve as main point of contact and handle all research needs for KITE’s key enterprise accounts
- Create data-driven research reports that map key sectors of innovation and the potential impact and disruption to KITE’s enterprise customers’ businesses
- Run competitive analysis on potential partners and take KITE’s enterprise customers through the process of vetting, selecting and partnering with startups based on business needs
- Compile reports and thought leadership around industry events and startup demo days
- Keep customers informed of top news, startups, trends and funding activity happening in areas of interest
- Ensure customers are successfully onboarded onto the KITE innovation platform and serve as main contact to support ongoing innovation and startup sourcing efforts
- Constantly evaluate and improve KITE’s analyst process and reporting frameworks to deliver stronger analyst and client outcomes

Required Skills and Experience:
- Ideally 2+ years experience in analyst or client-facing role, ideally with a venture capital firm, corporate innovation group or consultancy
- Must be extremely passionate and knowledgeable about the startup ecosystem, closely following venture funding and all things technology
- Ability to ingest a customer’s needs, create a brief and efficiently locate partners against that brief, delivering a high-quality product on time and managing customer expectations as needed
- Strong writing and presentation skills. Must be comfortable writing detailed, analysis-driven reports and presenting strong opinions to high-level executives
- Ability to evaluate market size and viability of business models
- Ability to synthesize data and develop meaningful conclusions
- Proficiency in Keynote, PowerPoint and Excel

Meet your team

People you would work with in this role

Mark Silva

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Founded several companies & worked w/1000s of startups through my digital career, bringing SV to Global 2000 Enterprises. Now it's what we do via SaaS on KITE.

Tarah Feinberg

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CMO & MD of KITE: bringing together #startups & #marketers through world's 1st innovation marketplace platform. Agency/NBC/HBO vet, #tech, #film, #food, #travel

Nick Mathers

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Building @getKITE a smarter way to manage and discover startups #innovation, following all things #sports #gambling #crypto #tech and #startups

Kirin Kalia

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Communications Director at KITE. Previously: @LAUNCH editorial director, @besuprmasv Program Manager.

Jason Parkyn

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VC Associate @Trusted Insight , Analyst Intern @rokk3r-labs , Biz Dev Intern @Pivotal Labs , Marketing Intern @Microsoft / Acct&Fin @University of Waterloo

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