Venture capital/Equity research technology analyst

Posted on Dec 05

The Department

First Analysis has a nearly four-decade record of serving emerging growth companies, established industry leaders, and institutional investors in its focused areas of domain expertise, both through its venture capital investments and through First Analysis Securities Corp. (FASC), a registered broker/dealer with FINRA and member SIPC that provides investment banking services and institutional equity research. We use our integrative research process to uncover and leverage the best opportunities in emerging high-growth segments in technology and healthcare for the benefit of the investors and companies we serve, as well as our broader society and environment. Integrative research draws heavily on our relationships with private companies and unifies naturally divergent perspectives, capabilities, skillsets, and relationships, yielding a deep, comprehensive understanding of each segment’s near-term and long-term potential. The result is deep industry knowledge, expertise, and trend insights that provide valuable results for our clients.

Your Role

This Chicago-based role, which is central to our established business model (30+ year track record in venture capital, equity research, and investment banking), combines 1) public equity research with 2) direct responsibility for sourcing, executing, and managing venture capital investments. Analysts are responsible for building robust investment research franchises in specific emerging-growth technology sectors. Our model places a heavy emphasis on establishing thought leadership by publishing in-depth white papers and related research reports and extensive networking among each sector's executives, investors, and other key players.


Key attributes of a successful analyst are excellent writing skills, strong interpersonal relationship skills, outstanding analytical skills, sound business judgment, and a high degree of creativity and intellectual curiosity. (Financial modeling and securities analysis skills are fundamental.)

Please contact:
Dave Leshuk
Managing Director
First Analysis