• Careers at GFR Fund

    GFR Fund is an $18M early-stage venture capital fund which invests in VR/AR/MR startups. Our fund was established in April 2016 and we have invested 19+ companies for the last two years. The fund is based out of Silicon Valley and invests globally with a focus on North America. We also have activities in Japan where most of our LPs are located.

     

    GFR Fund is currently seeking interns who can help our investment and marketing research activities. The interns will gain experiences behind the scenes of an innovative venture capital fund as well as an exposure to frontier technologies including VR, AR, AI, the blockchain, etc.
     

    1. Full-Time Intern: six months - one year

    Looking for one person for this internship opportunity.

    Responsibilities

    • Source potential investment targets, including meeting with great founders
    • Build and maintain deal flow database
    • Manage portfolio companies
    • Collect and analyze data on industry activity and trends; deliver reports on key findings
    • Perform competitive analysis of particular sectors or companies​
    • Manage website, blogs, and social media
    • Conduct due diligence
    • Help prepare investment memos 
    • Attend weekly meetings with the team covering pipeline, portfolio, and strategy
    • Recruit and train future interns
    • Manage GFR Fund events

    Required Qualifications

    • Excellent communication skills in English, both written and oral 
    • An energetic, optimistic attitude
    • Ability to handle multiple priorities, projects and relationships simultaneously
    • Creative thinker with excellent problem solving and organizational skills
    • Bachelor's or Master degree in business, economics, or engineering
    • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required including J1 Visa and OPT
    • MUST be at least 18 years of age

    2. Summer Intern: Three months

    Looking for two person for this internship opportunity.

    Responsibilities

    • Market research on frontier technologies, including blockchain and AR
    • Create a report in Japanese and/or English

    Required Qualifications

    • Excellent communication skills in both Japanese and English, especially an ability to write a report in Japanese
    • An energetic, optimistic attitude
    • Ability to handle multiple priorities, projects and relationships simultaneously
    • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required including J1 Visa or OPT
    • MUST be at least 18 years of age
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