You want to start a career in Venture Capital and get first-hand experience on the job? Then this could be your opportunity. During the course of your operations traineeship at Inventures you’ll learn what is needed to establish and manage a VC fund with an international portfolio. From closing investments in the most exciting start-ups, to communicating with investors, you will be involved in every day operations from the beginning.
Inventures.vc is a highly active and recognised pre-seed fund, headquartered in Munich, but investing globally. Established by Australian entrepreneur and angel investor Chris Hitchen, the Inventures team also includes entrepreneur and angel investor Simon Leicht (Venture Stars, Rocket Internet) and Thyra Seitz, a lawyer-turned-entrepreneur. Our own investor base is made up of many top entrepreneurs, providing support to the companies we invest in. We strive to back extraordinary founders building frontier technology to positively impact society and believe that technology can be used as a force for positive change in our world. We consider it a privilege to support mission-driven founders working on a diverse range of topics, from software to synthetic biology and beyond.
There’s no better entrée into VC than the engine room. Operations in VC is managing the intersection between the startups we back and our own investors and as such, requires both a generalist view of the various everyday challenges, as well as an eye for detail in execution. As a trainee, you’ll be fully involved in the business from day one and be expected to quickly work independently, managing your own projects.
For a period of at least 18 months, you will go through a specific training program to become familiar with all sides of a successful VC business, while actively participating in and influencing day-to-day decisions:
We are a small team, managing a complex set up. Therefore a strong, hands-on work ethic, the ability to work as part of a team, a strong interest in what drives organisations and a genuine passion for supporting innovative start-ups are most important to us.
An outstanding applicant will:
At Inventures you will work in an international team, close to some of the most interesting tech. start-ups in the world and experience a steep learning curve across the full value chain within VC. After your traineeship with Inventures you will be ready to work in various roles within a VC fund, from investor relations, to fund operations and the investment team. Additionally you will benefit from:
We are an equal opportunity employer and will consider applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds.
If you are interested in working with us, get in touch with Thyra: email@example.com