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Founder in Residence


Cache Ventures

Job Description

Cache Ventures, a global venture studio, growth advisory, and private equity firm, is seeking to hire an Associate / Founder in Residence to join the team. This is a full-time position designed to be a launchpad for anyone looking to find their long-term career and bridge into the world of entrepreneurship. You’ll learn a ton, work on many different projects and get exposed to many things that entry-level employees generally don’t see until later in their career. Think of it as an entrepreneur apprenticeship. The endgame being that you work with us as a co-founder on a new venture, take a leadership role with one of our portfolio companies, or depart to start your own thing.


  • Work directly with our CEO on special projects that align with our toughest challenges.
  • Attend portfolio company meetings where appropriate to observe.
  • Own some repetitive processes and tasks supporting our portfolio companies.

Examples Projects You’ll Be Doing

  • Build a financial model for a prospective venture.
  • Run experiments to validate a potential business idea.
  • Craft and execute a plan to research a new market.
  • Help locate and hire new members of our team.
  • Complete a pitch and/or presentation deck.
  • Support a nascent company in our portfolio.
  • Research and find new businesses to acquire.


  • Someone looking for their second job. We prefer individuals who have had “bad” jobs previously.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to construct basic financial models and a hunger to get better at them.
  • Intelligent with strong analytical problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to adapt and learn new things quickly.
  • Detail-oriented with a focus on accountability and correctness.
  • Naturally great at networking and building lasting relationships.
  • Embodies a winning spirit, not easily defeated, and is positive and optimistic.
  • Two-Marshmallow thinker.
  • Demonstrates the ability to finish things.


  • Base Salary + Cache Rewards.
  • Competitive Health, Dental, and Vision benefits.
  • Work from anywhere in the world.
  • Loose vacation policy.
  • Flexible work hours.

Advice from our career coach

As a successful applicant for the Associate / Founder in Residence position at Cache Ventures, it's crucial to understand the unique opportunity this role presents to work directly with the CEO on special projects and gain exposure to entrepreneurship at an early stage. To stand out as an applicant, consider the following tips:

  • Emphasize any previous experience or "bad" jobs that have shaped your career path and prepared you for this role.
  • Showcase your excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as your ability to construct basic financial models.
  • Demonstrate strong analytical problem-solving skills and a hunger to learn and adapt quickly to new challenges.
  • Highlight your detail-oriented nature, focus on accountability and correctness, and ability to finish tasks efficiently.
  • Illustrate your natural aptitude for networking and building lasting relationships, as well as your positive, optimistic attitude towards challenges.
  • Consider how your experiences align with the responsibilities listed, such as building financial models, validating business ideas, and supporting portfolio companies.

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Jun 3, 2024


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