Nama Ventures

Community Engagement Specialist 

Nama Ventures is a  pre-seed & seed stage technology venture capital fund focused on fueling tech innovation, particularly in Saudi Arabia.  We focus on early stage technology investments across all sectors and seed disruptive solutions to current industry problems.  

We value putting our entrepreneurs first and foremost. We operate off of transparency, integrity, hustle, kindness, and a desire to be best in class, whilst still having fun 🙂

In this role, you’ll be responsible to reach out to the entrepreneurial community in KSA, and make sure the startup community knows about Nama Ventures.  We want to have a stronger relationship with Universities, Incubators, Accelerators, corporate entrepreneurial initiatives, etc.  Basically if there is an event that has startups in it , we want you there. 

Community Engagement Specialist Role Responsibilities:

  • Reach out and build relationships with MENA ecosystem players, particularly in KSA
  • Engage with startups first hand and encourage them to apply to Nama Ventures 
  • Contribute to market knowledge: stay abreast of emerging tech trends; 
  • Analyse investment opportunities and support investment team on due diligence
  • Develop and grow relationships with analysts and relevant stakeholders in the tech ecosystem
  • Be a resource and a lending hand to technology startups that engage with our fund

We’re looking for:

  • At least 0 to 3 years of experience in community engagement roles 
  • Academic achievement, sound judgment, attention to detail and analytical skills in areas of high complexity
  • An ability to work autonomously and run in the right direction given a lot of rope
  • A curious and inquisitive nature, comfortable with ambiguous settings
  • An interest in start-ups, entrepreneurship, investments 
  • Must love engaging with people 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-motivation, a proactive action-oriented approach and a strong work ethic. A good sense of humour and desire to get ‘stuck in’
  • Having done a startup, more importantly a failed one, is a HUGE plus.

Benefits:

  • Entrepreneurial atmosphere with exposure to venture capital
  • Working closely with the senior investment team
  • Central location in the tech hub of Riyadh

COOP / Internship

Nama Ventures is a  pre-seed & seed stage technology venture capital fund focused on fueling tech innovation, particularly in Saudi Arabia. We focus on early stage technology investments across all sectors and support disruptive solutions to current industry problems.

Our Coop/ Internship program is designed to develop and grow Undergraduate students and fresh graduates’ skills in a variety of different areas, and give them the opportunity to learn more about the work environment, venture capital industry, and the entrepreneurial ecosystem. 

The opportunity suits candidates who enjoy being challenged, are looking to explore new things, and enthusiastic about getting into the exciting and fast-paced world of startups. 

Venture Capital Coop/Intern Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Support the General Partner and the Fund Analyst in analysing investment opportunities and support investment team on due diligence: ie. financial modelling, market research, financial reports analyses
  • Contribute to market knowledge: stay abreast of emerging tech trends; monitor companies’ activities, produce research reports on specific verticals we are investigating
  • Be a resource and a lending hand to technology startups that engage with our fund

We’re looking for:

  • Undergraduate students and fresh graduates 
  • Saudi males and females
  • Full time commitment if in a COOP program 
  • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills
  • Self-motivation, a proactive action-oriented approach and a strong work ethic
  • An interest in start-ups, entrepreneurship, investments and financial analysis
  • Located in Riyadh & have means of transportation to come to the office

Benefits:

  • Entrepreneurial atmosphere with exposure to Venture Capital
  • Working closely with the senior investment team
  • Central location in the tech hub of Riyadh

We will need:

  • A copy of the Resume in English.
  • A copy of the transcript and the graduation certificate, if available.
  • A copy of the national ID card.
  • A copy of the English test score, if any.
  • A copy of the professional certificates such as CME, CFA, if any.

Please note that this is an unpaid Coop / Internship.