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Investment Associate

Berlin
Full-Time
Posted on 
July 18, 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 in Germany and the rest of Europe. We are a flat organization with a supportive and inclusive culture. In Berlin we are currently a small team of 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 Associate for our Berlin team who will have responsibility to source, analyze and execute the best venture capital deals in Germany and help us establish Verve Ventures as a leading investor in Germany. 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 Associate for Verve Ventures you will:

  • Source outstanding startups and meet exceptional entrepreneurs
  • 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’ internationalization

Requirements

  • University master's degree or PhD in a technical or scientific discipline, business or humanities
  • At least three years of relevant experience in a challenging environment
  • Keen interest in new technologies, entrepreneurship and venture capital
  • Strong people and communication skills
  • Very strong analytical thinking
  • Full written and spoken fluency in English and German is a key requirement
  • Ability to build strong relationships with stakeholders

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.

Benefits

  • 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, race, color, religion, age, disability status, sexual orientation or marital status.

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