Join the Hercules Family

Striving to find the best solution for our partners is at the core of who we are. It takes guts, integrity and determination. We are the best at what we do – servicing a multi-billion dollar venture capital-backed ecosystem – with the largest and most widely recognized venture debt platform, built by some of the most talented professionals in the business. With our origination commitments growing at a compound annual growth rate of more than 50% per year, we are looking for individuals in every area who are as driven and innovative as the companies we serve. If this is you – let’s talk.

  • Palo Alto
  • Boston
  • New York
  • Washington D.C.
  • Chicago
  • San Diego
  • Hartford

Benefits & Perks

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Competitive Salaries

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100% 401k Matching

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Health, Dental + Vision

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Paid Family Leave

(maternity / paternity / adoption bonding)

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Catered Lunches

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Flexible Work Hours

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Competitive Salaries

Family Icon.

Paid Family Leave

(maternity / paternity / adoption bonding)

Pig Icon.

100% 401k Matching

Service Bell Icon.

Catered Lunches

Medical bag icon.

Health, Dental + Vision

Time Icon.

Flexible Work Hours


Exceptional Bonus Opportunities

Pre-tax Commuter Benefits


Paid Volunteer Leave

Kitchens Stocked with Healthy Snacks, Beer + Wine


Gym Membership Discounts

Short + Long Term Disability


Parties & Celebrations (Quarterly Happy Hour, Group Excursions, BBQs)


Fantastic Locations in Downtown Palo Alto, Boston, New York and D.C.


Work with the Most Innovative Companies in Tech + Life Sciences

Our Culture

Our assets are our people, innovative lending solutions, and agility in the market.

We pride ourselves on having pioneered many of the practices and techniques that have become standard in the industry, and continue to look for people that will define the future of our industry with us.

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We make an enormous effort to identify and recruit the best person for every position.

Although our activities are measured in billions of dollars, we select our people one by one. Without the best people, we cannot be the best firm. This is the keystone of our success.

Hercules Capital Employees at social gatherings.

We reward those that take initiative.

If you have a pro-active stance on your career path, you will have the unique ability to define your own success at Hercules. There’s ample room to mobilize between roles, or change course as you grow with us.

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Hercules’ Northeastern
Co-Op Program

A staff-favorite at Hercules is our Bi-Annual Co-Op arrangement with Northeastern University (Go Huskies!)

Hercules Capital Team members on St. Patrick's Day.

Hercules’ Northeastern
Co-Op Program

Testimonial

“Co-oping with Hercules gave me the invaluable opportunity to learn about the venture debt industry while working with cutting edge portfolio companies and an incredible team of coworkers. The company’s co-op program was well managed and did a wonderful job of preparing me for a future career in venture lending.”

Laura Stiers
(Investment Analyst Co-op, Fall 2017)