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MBA Intern 2023

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May 20, 2023
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Job Description

We are looking to support one MBA Internship in our London office for 4 months from September to December 2023.

Your main responsibilities will be to work collaboratively with the investment team to:

  • Portfolio Company Project: Work on a specific business development area with one or more of our portfolio companies. This role will involve working closely with the investment partner and the founders over a period of time to deliver a piece of work to drive the company forward.
  • Internal Research and Due Diligence: Perform research driven sector analysis for our core theses. These will include mapping out the chosen sector to identify core trends, assess market dynamics and identify a shortlist of start-ups to approach as potential investments. This may also include filtering and evaluating existing deal opportunities through a detailed due diligence process.

You will also have the opportunity to attend industry events with the Lakestar investment team in order to network and build relationships with experts in the ecosystem thereby building greater understanding in this field and of the investment process as a whole.

To apply, send through your resume and provide detailed  answers to these questions:

  • Why are you interested in VC? What transferable skills can you bring to the team?
  • Which sector are you interested in and why? Please be as specific as possible - e.g by describing a specific vertical, trends and companies you find interesting.


  • Said Business School student, with an excellent academic track record
  • Previous relevant technical work experience (hands-on role in an early start-up is a plus)
  • Strong understanding of internet infrastructure and web technology
  • Passion for investing and understanding the process
  • Excellent analytical, communication and strong team player skills
  • Fluency in English


Founded in 2012 Lakestar has emerged as Europe’s leading multi-stage VC investor in Technology focused startups. Uniquely pan-European in both location and focus, we have been successful in forming a diverse investment team with deep operational and thesis based expertise, across a number of industries, as well as building crucial senior-level access to political and regulatory circles across Europe.

Lakestar has more recently backed a number of Europe’s most ambitious technology entrepreneurs, backing companies such as accuRx, Eigen, Glovo, Isar Aerospace, Pitch, sennder, TerraQuantum, and Yapily. In 2021 Lakestar had also pioneered the first Tech SPAC in Europe, listed in Frankfurt. Earlier notable investments include Revolut, Blockchain, Oscar and Spotify.

The team is passionate about investing in strong European companies and helping them develop a global footprint.

Lakestar. VC for the world’s tech entrepreneurs.

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