TDK Ventures is the Corporate Venture Capital arm of TDK Corporation and invests in startups to bolster innovation in materials science, energy/power and related areas typically underrepresented in venture capital portfolios. Established in 2019 as a wholly owned subsidiary of TDK Corporation with dedicated funds, the corporate venture company’s vision is to propel the digital, energy and environmental transformations of segments such as Cleantech, Energy, Materials, Industrial, Mobility and Medical and the wider IoT/IIoT markets. TDK Ventures invests globally in early-stage hard-tech entrepreneurs to help accelerate their dreams and serves our portfolio companies by bringing the full “TDK Goodness” to them, including technical expertise and access to global markets where TDK operates. We believe in a sustainable world where digital, energy and environmental transformations will improve billions of lives. Our mission is to help accelerate learning and contributions to society, investing in start-ups with similar idealism.
We are looking for an Ecosystem Principal to join our Platform Team to accelerate our growth through strategic partnerships and community building. This is an exciting opportunity to work with an award-winning, top-tier Corporate Venture Capital fund in Silicon Valley. In this role, you will leverage existing connections as well as form new relationships with industry players within materials science, energy, cleantech, industry 5.0, mobility, and health tech to strengthen TDK Ventures position as the leading CVC investing in hard-tech projects. The relationships formed will increase TDK Ventures visibility and ability to bring TDK Goodness to these ecosystems, and this person will create important bonds between TDK Ventures, thought leaders and technology innovators across multiple fields. This ecosystem building culminates in our annual Energy Week and DX Week events that showcase the depth and breadth of TDK Ventures commitment to entrepreneurship, impact scaling and sharing knowledge with our peers and the community in meaningful and actionable ways. This is an opportunity to join an outstanding team where you will make a significant impact from day one, help shape the company, and contribute meaningfully to create a new era of sustainability and social value.
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