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Associate | Industry Team

Berlin
Full-Time
Posted on 
October 3, 2021
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Job Description

Associate (full-time), Industry Team - Munich or Berlin (m/f/d)

Speedinvest is one of Europe’s most active early-stage investors, with more than €400m AUM, 40 investors, an in-house team of operational experts, and offices in Berlin, London, Munich, Paris, Vienna and San Francisco. Our focused investment teams partner with amazing founders building the leading startups in Europe. Examples of our success stories are startups like wefox, GoStudent, TIER, Adverity, Schüttflix, Bitpanda, Twaice and many more.

Now we are looking to expand our Industry Team and are hiring an ASSOCIATE!

The future of industry is digital and green. Europe is entering a new industrial era driven by transformative technologies, new business models and the common goal of decarbonization. We invest in startups that push Europe into the future.

We invest in startups that are re-imagine how the sectors manufacturing, construction, energy, logistics or mobility work. Through our strong ties to the industrial world and our in-depth knowledge of these sectors, we support the most entrepreneurial minds them in building a more sustainable and innovative Europe.

Find out more about our team and portfolios here: https://www.speedinvest.com/industrial-tech

About the Position

You will play an active role in building our relationship with founders and helping them from the beginning to the end of the investment journey.

You will be responsible for trend scouting, deal sourcing, and due diligence for investment opportunities. Furthermore, you will be instrumental in engaging existing portfolio companies and in providing them with operational support, working on their ideas and supporting them with your “can-do” attitude.


Your Responsibilities

  • Source and screen startups relevant to our investment hypothesis
  • Perform in-depth commercial and financial due diligence
  • Build financial models and perform company valuations
  • Prepare summary materials and present investment recommendations in deal meetings
  • Actively monitor portfolio companies and help with key strategic projects, including fundraising and business development
  • Represent Speedinvest at conferences and events
  • Assist with special projects on an as-needed basis

Requirements

Your Qualifications and Skills

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree, preferably in a technical discipline like Mathematics, Physics, Engineering, Informatics
  • Minimum of 2-3 years of relevant work experience, preferably in an Industrial environment or B2B startup or VC
  • Good numerical skills and attention to detail
  • Solid understanding and interest of our target sectors described above
  • An ability to build and maintain a professional network in the European industry and startup ecosystem
  • Desire to work in a dynamic, entrepreneurial organization. You possess a “can-do” attitude and take initiative
  • Dedicated work ethic and commitment to a goal-oriented environment


We offer

  • Opportunity to work in a successful, innovative European Venture Capital Fund within an international team.
  • Work in an inspiring environment directly with senior partners and receive ongoing training to develop your technical, leadership and interpersonal skills.
  • Working directly and hands-on with founders and their startups
  • A competitive salary and further monetary benefits.


If you want to work with startups and are passionate about making an impact, we look forward to receiving your application.

Speedinvest believes in equal opportunities for everyone and encourages diversity and inclusion. We want to encourage more women and people from underrepresented backgrounds to apply for jobs in Venture Capital. We process all applications without regard to gender, nationality, race, color, religion, age, disability status, sexual orientation, or marital status.

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