Analyst/Associate – Dementia Discovery Fund



The Dementia Discovery Fund is looking for an ambitious and motivated Analyst / Associate with deep scientific experience and a strong entrepreneurial spirit to join the investment team in Boston. This role provides a unique opportunity to become part of a life sciences venture capital fund and has long-term potential for advancement within the Fund.FUND: The Dementia Discovery Fund (https://theddfund.com)The Dementia Discovery Fund (DDF) is a £250 million venture capital fund investing in early-stage companies discovering and developing novel, disease-modifying therapeutics for neurodegenerative diseases causing dementia. DDF is managed by SV Health Investors (the employer), a leading healthcare and life sciences venture capital and growth equity firm with a 27-year track record with offices in Boston and London.Since DDF’s initial closing in 2015, the Fund has built a portfolio of 18 investments in drug discovery and platform companies, predominantly located in the US and UK. Nine of these companies were created or built by the DDF and SV. The limited partners include a unique collaboration of leading global pharmaceutical companies, charitable organizations and government agencies.POSITION:
The successful candidate will assist with the sourcing and evaluation of potential investment and company creation opportunities, the technical and commercial due diligence on investment targets, as well as deal execution and project management. The successful candidate will work closely with the senior investment team and support it on all aspects of both the investment process and portfolio management. They will also collaborate with DDF’s scientific advisors and engage (Read more...)