Capital Lead, Portfolio Value


500 Global

October 15, 2022

Job Description

Our Mission

We uplift people and economies around the world through entrepreneurship.

About 500 Global

500 Global is a venture capital firm on a mission to uplift people and economies around the world through entrepreneurship It is one of the most active venture capital firms in the world.

Since its inception in Silicon Valley, 500 Global has invested in over 2,600 companies via its 5 global funds and 17 thematic funds dedicated to either specific geographic markets or verticals. Its 100+ team members are located in 20 countries around the world in order to support the 500 Global portfolio of investments which spans more than 75 countries.

Notable investments in the 500 portfolio include Credit Karma, Twilio, Canva, Grab, Bukalapak, The RealReal, Talkdesk, Udemy, and Ipsy.

Beyond providing seed capital, 500 supports startups via their Seed Accelerator Programs which emphasize digital marketing, customer acquisition, lean startup practices, and fundraising for pre-Seed companies. 500 Global further contributes to the development of innovation ecosystems by supporting startups and investors through educational programs, events, conferences, and partnerships with corporations and governments around the world.

What You Will Do:

Engages cross-functionally to develop programs that allow for meaningful connections between startups at the seed and Series A level and investors, with the goal of helping startups secure funding.

Essential Functions:

  • In collaboration with the product team and other internal stakeholders map out the fundraising journey for startups between seed and Series A, to include developing an internal fundraising playbook and the rollout and maintenance of an internal investor database.
  • Collaborate cross functionally to socialize the value of our investor database and increase global adoption of the resource.
  • Facilitate and manage introductions, conversations, and connections between startups and investors. Create and optimize the internal workflow for investor introductions.
  • Serve as a resource to founders throughout their fundraising journey in an effort to secure funding and continue to grow our NPS among founders.
  • Oversee operations for bi-annual Alumni Demo Days for Pre-Series A and Series A startups.
  • Monitor fundraising trends and share insights with Portfolio and Investment team members within the 500 Global team.
  • Other duties as needed.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Education: BA in a relevant field
  • Experience: 6 years relevant experience engaging with startups and investors.
  • Or equivalent combination of education and experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Expert knowledge of the startup fundraising process, ability to translate that knowledge into products to help startups fundraise at scale.
  • Experience coordinating Demo Days.
  • Comfortable navigating ambiguity by creating systems and workflows.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Comfortable working in a hybrid remote environment
  • Passionate about helping startups


(People are our priority, so we want to make sure we’re taking care of them):

  • Unlimited PTO, plus Holidays
  • Eligibility to participate in Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance plans (US)
  • Eligibility to participate in the 401(k) Plan (US)
  • The opportunity to work with phenomenal people around the world!