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Research Analyst, Tech and Startups

Bring your research analysis expertise to our rapidly growing socially responsible global business!

We’re looking for a Research Analyst who is passionate about tech innovation to conduct research and collect data trends on disruptive technologies. Our latest service empowers our clients with the knowledge and resources they need to monitor the innovation market and manage their innovation strategy. 

As Singularity University’s Research Analyst, you will play a pivotal role in the overall success of one of our newest products. You will provide the create an in-depth startup and technology vertical reports including trends, analysis, and highlights. Your research will be conducted online and by engaging with startups and research labs to gain insights important to our research.

The Position:

The Research Analyst ensures that the most accurate and relevant data is maintained across multiple platforms. The individual in this role is responsible for optimizing our startup and technology database and informational library. Creating vertical reports including trends, analysis, and highlights.

Some of the Position’s Responsibilities:

  • Research and monitor leading startups and technologies from Silicon Valley and around the world. Scope and problem solve with client service teams on their research requirements.
  • Identify and use research tools that will predict future trends from technology disruption.
  • Engage with startups and research labs to understand their value proposition and gain additional insights important to our clients.  
  • Conduct standard analysis and summarize, synthesize and package research findings in a client ready format (accurate, well-developed documents, databases, models, and/or charts).  

The Person We Are Seeking For This Role:

  • Experience researching future trends and technology implications.
  • Hands-on experience building and maintaining a database.
  • Experience working with senior executive teams and sensitive projects.
  • A demonstrable history of conscientiousness about meeting deadlines and delivering exceptional work products.
  • Passion for Singularity University’s mission.

Why Work at Singularity University?

Singularity University is a B Corp on a mission to improve the lives of billions of people. We see exponential technologies as massive opportunities for dramatic growth, innovation, and value creation.

Here are some of the benefits and perks we offer:

  • Unlimited paid time off
  • Health coverage with generous employer contributions
  • Robots, 3D printers, and VR machines, oh my!
  • 401(k) plan
  • Equity in Singularity University for all employees
  • A full suite of additional benefits (STD/LTD, Life Insurance, FSA/HSA, EAP, etc.)
  • Bi-monthly educational classes
  • Cold brew coffee and tea on tap
  • Kitchen stocked with healthy snacks
  • Lunchtime meditation group
  • NASA Research Park location at historic Moffett Field, CA.
  • Costume parties and other fun events for friends and family
  • Access to some of the greatest minds in Silicon Valley and beyond!


Singularity University (SU) has a globally recognized brand. We employ a vibrant workforce of bright and dedicated individuals, who love technology, and who are exceptional in their respective fields.

We are looking for people who believe the world needs an organization dedicated to addressing serious global issues by fully embracing the power and capacity of disruptive and exponentially growing technologies. Our fast-paced environment requires intensive coordination and constant interaction with industry leaders and the newest technologies from a variety of disciplines. We have ambitious plans and need the right people to help develop and execute them.

Our Requirements (you must have):

  • At two years of direct experience in market research, data analysis, or professional services consulting. 
  • A bachelor's degree from an accredited institution or equivalent work experience.

About Singularity University:

Singularity University (SU) is a benefit corporation blending for-profit structure with mission-based vision and values. Our employee value proposition is centered around a passion to positively impact billions of lives globally in the next ten years using exponential technologies. This is why we come to work at SU.

The following statements define who we are and what we stand for both within our community and with our employees:

We are creating a future of abundance that is bright, equitable and leaves no one behind.

We are not bystanders. We act with purpose, leveraging exponential technologies to definitively solve humanity’s greatest challenges.

We lead courageously and set an example for changing the world. We do no harm and refuse to compromise others for our own benefit.  Our passion for the well-being of humanity drives our action.

We are a community of inclusion, collaboration, and deep connection in which every individual is integral to success and the greatest ideas are often those never heard before.

We cultivate a critical mindset that is empathetic, understanding, and respectful of all points of view. We make decisions based on evidence and logic which push boundaries and redefine possibility.

We take Moonshots, thinking big and taking risks to solve problems and impact billions of lives. We believe that big dreams, strong collaboration, and powerful tools create an unstoppable force for good.

Together, we can solve any challenge we encounter.

We are exponential.

Singularity University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and we are committed to providing equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state/provincial, local law.

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