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Senior Analyst

Posted on 
May 31, 2024
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About the job

Who we are?

VIGO Ventures invests in technological projects, mainly in the field of photonics, with the potential for global expansion. We invest in Europe, the USA and Canada. Currently, its portfolio includes 9 companies from five European countries and Canada.

We are part of a market of over USD 2 trillion and we are supported by an international technology leader and an experienced PE investment company. Our strategic partners are Warsaw Equity Group - implementing capital investments, created by entrepreneurs who have been successfully supporting business ventures for over 20 years, and VIGO Photonics , listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange, a world leader in photonic technologies. As part of this ecosystem, we offer portfolio projects the prospect of long-term business and financial support.  

In what areas will you add value at VIGO Ventures?

  • Search, analysis and interviews with international technology projects
  • Preparing market and sector analyzes supporting investment decisions
  • Preparing financial analyses, financial models and company valuations
  • Learning about technology to better understand the success factors for top tech companies
  • Maintaining existing and building new relationships with key partners of the VIGO Ventures ecosystem
  • Participation in technological analyzes and coordination of the selection of experts
  • Participation in raising investment rounds by portfolio companies
  • Participation in ongoing investment processes
  • Participation in the preparation of transaction documentation
  • Support in building the value of VIGO Ventures portfolio companies

What is your profile?

  • At least 5 years of experience in a PE/VC fund or cooperation with PE/VC funds, in implementing investments and collecting follow-on financing for portfolio companies
  • Technical education (physics, optoelectronics, photonics)
  • Previous experience in working with science and technology projects/companies at an early stage of development
  • Developed interpersonal skills
  • Previous experience in building relationships with people in managerial positions
  • Ability to function in an international environment
  • Fluency in speaking and writing in Polish and English (C1+), other languages ​​allowing for easy communication are welcome
  • Willingness to constantly deepen knowledge and self-development
  • High level of ambition and motivation, 'entrepreneurial' thinking

How will you stand out?

  • Ability to work in a team and think through the prism of solutions
  • Developed skills in organizing your own work
  • Ability to recommend and make decisions and take executive responsibility
  • Interest in hardware technologies and global technological trends
  • Experience in obtaining financing for technology projects (e.g. equity, grants)
  • Experience in commercialization processes
  • Possessed industry knowledge resulting from previous employment
  • Certificates held/under certification (e.g. CFA, ACCA, investment advisor/broker)

What can you count on?

  • Exposure to the international environment of the most technologically advanced companies in Europe and the world
  • Possibility to demonstrate experience in conducting investment processes from sourcing through due diligence, negotiations and finalization of the investment
  • Participating in attractive and diverse projects allowing you to quickly build experience and competences
  • Possibility to increase competences and a clear development path
  • Openness and clear communication
  • Real influence on directions and decisions made
  • Flexible working hours
  • Working in an ambitious and motivated team focused on results

What awaits you in the recruitment process?

  • Passing through numerical and profiling tests (15-30 min).
  • Meeting with Human Capital Partner to discuss tests.
  • Earlier preparation and later presentation of the case study during a conversation with Wojtek and Marek (Fund Manager).

We are waiting for your application!

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