Battery Ventures Interview Questions

6 total interview insight submissions
Interview Experience (68%)

The Interview Experience is a score from 1 star (very negative) to 5 stars (very positive) generated based on the Interview Insights at this company.

The number you see in the middle of the doughnut pie chart is the simple average of these scores. If you hover over the various sections of the donut, you will see the % breakdown of each score given.

The percentile score in the title is calculated across the entire Company Database and uses an adjusted score based on Bayesian Estimates (to account for companies that have few interview insights). Simply put, as a company gets more reviews, the confidence of a "true score" increases so it is pulled closer to its simple average and away from the average of the entire dataset.

3.5
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  • Positive
  • Very Positive
Interview Difficulty (54%)

The Interview Difficulty is a score ranging from very difficult (red) to very easy (green) generated based on the Interview Insights at this company.

The number you see in the middle of the doughnut pie chart is the simple average of these scores. The higher the number, the more difficult the interviews on average. If you hover over the various sections of the doughnut, you will see the % breakdown of each score given.

The percentile score in the title is calculated across the entire Company Database and uses an adjusted score based on Bayesian Estimates (to account for companies that have few interview insights). Simply put, as a company gets more insights, the confidence of a "true score" increases so it is pulled closer to its simple average and away from the average of the entire data set.

2.3
  • Very Easy
  • Easy
  • Average
  • Difficult
  • Very Difficult
% Interns - FT Offers (66%)

The % of Interns Getting a Full Time Offer chart is meant to provide a realistic estimate of the hiring practices of the company based on the reviews at this company.

The number you see in the middle of the doughnut pie chart is the simple average of these scores. If you hover over the various sections of the doughnut, you will see the % breakdown of each score given.

The percentile score in the title is calculated across the entire Company Database and uses an adjusted score based on Bayesian Estimates (to account for companies that have few reviews). Simply put, as a company gets more reviews, the confidence of a "true score" increases so it is pulled closer to the simple company average and away from the average of the entire data set.

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Interviews at Battery Ventures

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Job Title
Group/Division
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Experience
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Student / Prospective Monkey
Year 2023
Job Title Student / Prospective Monkey
Group/Division Generalist
Location Boston
Experience Negative
Difficulty Average
Intern
Year 2022
Job Title Intern
Group/Division Software
Location Boston
Experience Positive
Difficulty Easy
Intern
Year 2022
Job Title Intern
Group/Division Venture Capital
Location Boston
Experience Negative
Difficulty Easy
Intern
Year 2022
Job Title Intern
Group/Division Generalist
Location boston
Experience Positive
Difficulty Average
Student / Prospective Monkey
Year 2013
Job Title Student / Prospective Monkey
Group/Division Generalist
Location Remote
Experience Very Positive
Difficulty Very Easy
Intern
Year 2019
Job Title Intern
Group/Division Venture Capital
Location Boston
Experience Positive
Difficulty Average

Interview Questions & Answers - Battery Ventures Examples

Summer Associate Interview - Generalist

Anonymous interview candidate in Boston
Interviewed: June 2023
Outcome
No Offer
Interview Source
College / University / On Campus Recruiting
Length of Process
Less than 1 month
Application
Phone Interview
Interview
Had a zoom call with associate on investing team. Asked basic behavioral questions and typical for investing interview
Interview Questions
Not super unexpected but asked about portfolio companies

sourcing intern Interview - Software

Anonymous employee in Boston
Interviewed: May 2022
Outcome
Accepted Offer
Interview Source
Applied Online
Length of Process
Less than 1 month
Application
1 on 1 Interview
Interview
Had to submit a few essays about interest in Saas/SaaS metrics/sourcing then had a 1 on 1 interview with a previous intern - fairly simple/ behavioral and competitiveness
Interview Questions
1. SaaS metrics - how would you value a B2B SaaS company. 2. Battery's portfolio 3. Their thesis areas and what would you invest in

Intern Interview - Venture Capital

Anonymous interview candidate in Boston
Interviewed: August 2022
Outcome
No Offer
Interview Source
Applied Online
Length of Process
Less than 1 month
Application
Phone Interview
Interview
The vp interviewing did not seem interested. Very low energy and seemed like I was wasting their time.
Interview Questions
Most were basic questions about me

Extern Interview - Generalist

Anonymous employee in boston
Interviewed: January 2022
Outcome
Accepted Offer
Interview Source
Applied Online
Length of Process
Less than 1 month
Application
Phone Interview
1 on 1 Interview
Interview
It was just one call with a previous extern. He had rapid-fire questions regarding why I wanted to participate in the externship.
Interview Questions
Pitch why you would we should choose you for the externship

Extern Interview - Generalist

Anonymous employee in Remote
Interviewed: April 2013
Outcome
Accepted Offer
Interview Source
Applied Online
Length of Process
Less than 1 month
Application
Phone Interview
Interview
since fake or low quality submissions do not count i guess i will have to keep writing until i finish
Interview Questions
since fake or low quality submissions do not count i guess i will have to keep writing until i finish

Intern Interview - Venture Capital

Anonymous interview candidate in Boston
Interviewed: September 2019
Outcome
Declined Offer
Interview Source
Applied Online
Length of Process
1-2 months
Application
Phone Interview
1 on 1 Interview
Personality Test
Interview
Pretty standard interview process, was composed of 4 separate interviews, then a superday with one associate, one VP, and one Partner. Asked about companies that I'm excited about and my opinion of their current portfolio. Several standard case studies and some behavioral questions as well.
Interview Questions
Most difficult question was when one of the VPs asked which of their investments was my least favorite. While I thought I was respectful in my response, the VP still seemed rather annoyed at the choice I made (I made sure not to say a company that he sourced). In general, some associates were quite persistent in challenging my opinion and responses, but were always very respectful and constructive in their feedback. Other than that, questions are pretty similar to what one would expect in a VC/growth equity interview. No modeling questions.