Catalyst Health Ventures – Investment Associate Position

Investment Associate: Position Description

Catalyst is a Healthcare focused venture capital fund with a long track record of successfully investing in the MedTech space. We invest in companies at the early stage; we typically lead or co-lead investments, take board positions and maintain the fund’s ownership through to exit. Catalyst is led by 2 Managing Partners who have worked together for 14 years and are now investing out of their third fund. We are looking for an Associate to support deal sourcing and investment activities with an active role in diligencing new investment opportunities, supporting deal execution, and providing assistance on other fund management related activities as needed.


Associate will support the investment team as follows:

  • Actively source new investment opportunities, keep track of deal flow through consistent management of a deal log
  • Review pitch decks and assess markets/companies to identify compelling businesses within the Fund’s stated investment strategy
  • Work with managing partners to present candidate investment opportunities to the team on a weekly basis
  • Take leadership on all aspects of due diligence on new investments (business analysis, unmet need, clinical value proposition, competitive landscape, business/pricing model, and financial modeling)
  • Maintain a working knowledge of problem and market opportunity in multiple health care spaces including medical device, diagnostics, digital health, healthcare services and therapeutics
  • Develop and refine venture investment recommendation templates
  • Prepare opportunity summaries and investment memos on potential investment opportunities
  • Provide analytical and transaction support when Catalyst’s portfolio companies are acquired
  • Assist in preparing and maintaining Internal financial models and valuation analysis to support both existing fund portfolios as well as potential new investment opportunities
  • Assist in creation of fund reporting documents including quarterly and annual investment reports and fund newsletters
  • Support post venture investment performance and reporting: create investment and fund performance reports, establish, identify risks
  • Work with portfolio company management teams as needed and assist with portfolio company projects as needed
  • Prepare and maintain fund raising materials including marketing materials (pitch deck; executive summary etc), Private Placement Memorandum (PPM) and due diligence materials
  • Collaborate effectively with other team members and provide assistance as needed on other fund management and LP related issues

Additionally, Associate will:

  • Participate in and be asked to contribute to Catalyst’s weekly team meetings in which new investments and portfolio companies are discussed
  • Assist with ad-hoc operational tasks within Catalyst, such as organizing events and marketing

This is an opportunity for an exceptional candidate to acquire skills needed to become a successful investor and a longer term tenure at the fund.


Candidates should have 2-5 years of total prior work experience:

  • A minimum of two years of full-time work experience at an investment bank, venture capital firm, private equity firm, hedge fund, or strategy consultancy
  • Demonstrated interest in healthcare, business operations, and start-ups through work experience, internships, or academics is highly valued

Qualified candidates will also meet the following criteria:

  • Ability to quickly understand and analyze new business models, technologies, and medical devices
  • Operational mindset and knowledge base that enables the identification of a business’s key value drivers
  • Exceptional writing and modeling skills and a strong understanding of finance and accounting
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with an ability to develop effective business relationships
  • Superior work ethic with an ownership mentality and uncompromising personal integrity
  • Undergraduate degree from a top-tier institution with a track record of academic and professional success
  • A graduate degree is not required but is a plus
  • A successful candidate will balance team and individual responsibilities and put the success of the team above own interests

To be considered for the role, candidates can send resumes to:

Contact Info

(781) 228-5228

50 Braintree Hill Office Park
Suite 301
Braintree, MA 02184