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Investment Analyst

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December 12, 2021
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Job Description

We are half investors, half entrepreneurs. By working with us you will not only be investing in the most exciting science and technology driven companies but also actively shape and grow Verve Ventures. We are a flat organization with a supportive and inclusive culture. We are approximately 50 fun, friendly and ambitious people. We value teamwork and each other. We have the ambition to change the Venture industry, and the courage to see it through!

We are looking for an Investment Analyst for our Zürich team who will have responsibility to source, analyze and execute the best venture capital deals in Switzerland and broader Europe.

The role will have a strong focus on:

  • Sourcing and assessing a variety of life science-related companies and technologies in the Digital Health, MedTech and Drug Discovery industries
  • Identifying and researching new life science market trends and develop an investment thesis around the findings

We offer you a unique career path with a steep learning curve and limitless opportunities within our growing company. In your daily work, you will meet and work with some of the smartest entrepreneurs in Europe and enable them to bring the latest technologies and coolest products to the market. All this from your first day at Verve Ventures!

As an Investment Analyst for Verve Ventures you will:

  • Screen and source outstanding startup companies in Switzerland and broader Europe
  • Conduct due diligences and evaluate investment opportunities together with industry experts
  • Structure financing rounds as lead investor or follower
  • Guide startups and investors through the investment process
  • Support portfolio companies
  • Work in business development and actively contribute to Verve Ventures’ investment strategy and ecosystem development in the field of life science


  • University master's degree or a PhD in a life science-related field
  • Work experience in Venture Capital or Startup environment is a plus
  • Entrepreneurial mindset and keen interest in new technologies, entrepreneurship and venture capital
  • Strong people and communication skills
  • Ability to build strong relationships with stakeholders
  • Very strong analytical thinking
  • Full written and spoken fluency in English (German and/or French as additional language are a plus

While we value all these points very much, don’t be discouraged if you don’t tick all of these boxes. What we value most is the ability and willingness to learn.


  • Opportunity to work in a startup and venture capital environment with an international team
  • Compensation package with eligibility for employee share incentive plan
  • Flexibility with work locations and hours
  • Possibility to gain international work experience

We strongly believe that diverse experiences and viewpoints, leading to a diverse working environment, are the key to making us successful venture capitalists. We want to encourage applicants with diverse backgrounds to apply to the Venture Capital world. We process all applications without regard to gender, nationality, ethnicity, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation or marital status.

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