Duration: 6 Months, starting February or March 2024
Location: Antwerp, Belgium (part-time remote possible)
Fortino Capital is on the hunt for a driven and tech-savvy individual to take on a Venture Capital Internship within our dynamic team. This is your chance to delve into the vibrant world of venture capital and private equity, gaining hands-on experience across the investment landscape. From sourcing to exit strategies, you will play an active role in shaping the technology-driven investment decisions that underpin our firm's success.
This internship is a unique platform to immerse yourself in the industry, engage with cutting-edge startups, and contribute meaningfully to Fortino Capital's investment processes and growth trajectories.
- Work through the VC investment cycle: source deals, perform due diligence, assist in deal structuring, and contribute to portfolio management and exit strategies.
- Build and maintain a network to identify new investment opportunities, focusing on the Belgian and French markets.
- Analyse technology trends and perform sector deepdives to inform investment decisions.
- Engage with startup founders and drive opportunities forward within the Fortino framework.
- Drive due diligence efforts, contribute to investment memos, and support transaction processes.
- Get involved in marketing initiatives and assist in organizing events to promote our brand and expand our network.
What We Offer
- A role that offers real impact and hands-on experience in venture capital investments.
- A dynamic work environment where you can take ownership of your work and see the immediate impact of your efforts.
- Competitive internship compensation and flexible working arrangements.
- A chance to collaborate with a team of experienced professionals in a leading B2B software venture capital and growth equity firm.
- A culture that values innovation, entrepreneurship, and continuous learning, with opportunities to contribute to internal projects and initiatives.
- Relevant experience in VC, banking, consulting, or tech startups is beneficial, but not mandatory. Drive and a demonstrable passion for technology & entrepreneurship are valued more highly.
- Strong analytical abilities and a technical background in areas like computer science, data science/AI, or business informatics.
- Self-starter with a track record of working independently and driving results.
- Excellent interpersonal skills, able to build trust and rapport with entrepreneurs and team members.
- Proficiency in English and French; Dutch or German is a plus.
If your passion lies in venture capital and you're keen on contributing to the success of Fortino Capital's portfolio, we're eager to connect with you. Please submit your CV and a brief cover letter detailing your interest and qualifications. In your cover letter, please mention the duration of your availability for the internship.
Fortino Capital is a leading B2B software growth equity and venture capital investor with offices in Antwerp, Amsterdam, and Munich, with a pan-European reach. We partner with B2B software and tech entrepreneurs to make them grow with confidence, creating value for all stakeholders. Our team comprises experts with deep industry knowledge, technical expertise, and a passion for creating value.
Fortino Capital is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from candidates of all backgrounds, gender identities, and orientations. We value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive working environment for all employees.