ERDF Consultancy Brief: Truestart Analyst
Capital Accelerator Programme is a Mayor of London ERDF funded initiative led and managed by Capital Enterprise and UCL Advances that aims to provide additional new resources, expertise and know-how to both expand and enhance the provision of business support available in London to potential scalable and investable businesses in the Digital, Science and Technology sectors.
Starting in July 2013 and running until June 2015 this programme aims to help 626 London based SMEs with high growth potential to receive intensive advice and practical support that will enable at least 184 of them to raise collectively over £9.5m of investment funding from business angels and early stage venture capitalist and thereby enable these SME’s to create a minimum 206 new jobs in London.
To deliver a programme of interventions and activities the CAP has assembled a partnership comprising of the leading players in London that support early stage entrepreneurs in the Digital, Science and Technology sectors, this includes Truestart
TrueStart is a central London based investment hub specifically designed to support innovation in the retail and consumer sectors, bringing together the brightest young minds and startups under one roof in order to create the products and solutions that will transform the future of these industries.
This contract will be procured and managed by Capital Enterprise.
Capital Enterprise is the membership body for deliverers of enterprise support services in London. It facilitates entrepreneurship via its 60+ (current) member organisations and through the development of new and innovative pan-London programmes. Our members provide support services to both pre-start and trading entrepreneurs and small business in all 33 London Boroughs.
An exciting opportunity to join TrueStart, a central London based investment hub specifically designed to support innovation in the retail and consumer sectors, bringing together the brightest young minds and startups under one roof in order to create the products and solutions that will transform the future of these industries. We are looking for an Analyst to work directly with entrepreneurs to assist with future funding rounds.
- Provides day-to-day support to all the entrepreneurs who are in need of raising funds.
- Liaising with TrueStart investors and the wider investor network, including establishing and deepening the relationships that the True Capital seed fund has with respect to the venture community and beyond.
- Assists with the financial aspects of the fundraise for the later-stage companies / those companies which we still support once they have completed their time in the TrueStart programme / portfolio companies.
Is this you?
- Active and independent, enjoy working in a small, dynamic team
- Fresh-thinker: non-institutionalised, creative and willing to teach others your skills
- 3 year experience of working within a fund raising environment
Don’t fit exactly?
We realize nobody is going to fit exactly. Don’t fit the job spec perfectly but have unique skills that enable you to become an amazing member of our team? We don’t hire great backgrounds, we hire great people. If you have a passion for joining an amazing team and becoming the a world class team member, we’d love to hear from you!
Process and timescales
Candidates must respond to this consultancy brief by emailing Carly McNally (firstname.lastname@example.org) with a quote and a detailed response to demonstrate your skills and attributes required for this role as well as a copy of your CV.
The closing date for submitting a quote is 19th January 2015
The contract will until 30th September 2015