Are you looking for a way to apply your skills as a young entrepreneur and learn about Venture Capital? Become part of this team and join Pioneers Ventures - Pioneer’s and startup300 Groups own investment vehicle, investing in outstanding European early stage tech start-ups. Help us find, analyze and assess the best new start-ups from all across Europe.
We are a motivated, dynamic team of 36 people from 16 nations, enthusiastic about technology and innovation.
About Pioneers Ventures II Pioneers Ventures is the early-stage investment vehicle of Pioneers and the startup300 Group empowering outstanding startups with its global network of corporates, industry experts, investors and entrepreneurs. Besides the financial component it provides startups with an extensive support program, exposure and advice.
As a Pioneers Ventures II associate you will act as a Junior Investment Manager, who plays an active role in investment transactions from start to finish. You will be responsible for trend scouting, deal sourcing, due diligence for investment opportunities and financial modelling. Furthermore, you will support the Investment Manager in terms of monitoring of the existing portfolio and providing operational support to them.
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree, preferably in economics, natural or legal sciences
Minimum of 2-3 years of relevant work experience, preferably with a focus on product management either from the start-up ecosystem or with a venture capital fund background
Exceptional numerical skills and attention to detail
Solid understanding of start-ups and product management lifecycle
An ability to build and maintain a professional network in the European start-up and VC ecosystem
A background in business and/or technology
Strong communication skills, both written and verbal. Fluency in English, basic knowledge of German is preferred
Desire to work in a dynamic, entrepreneurial organization. You possess a “can-do” attitude and take initiative
Dedicated work ethic and commitment to a goal-oriented environment
Source and screen companies relevant to our investment hypothesis
Perform in-depth commercial and financial due diligence
Prepare summary materials and present investment recommendations in deal meetings
Actively monitor portfolio companies and help with key strategic projects
Supervise junior analysts by training them on investment analysis
Represent the fund at national and international events (conferences, demo days, et al.)
Overall support for investment managers including administrative duties such as reporting, meeting preparations, and other tasks
Work in an inspiring environment directly with experienced entrepreneurs and receive ongoing training to develop your technical, leadership and interpersonal skills
Flat hierarchies & the chance to grow within the organization
High degree of autonomy
A competitive salary and further benefits and a carried interest
Full time position with Pioneers Ventures based in the heart of Vienna, Austria starting November 2018. Welcoming work environment with a dynamic, highly motivated and international team of 15 nations. Well known brand with a huge network in the startup area. Possibility to establish long-term contacts, flat hierarchies & the chance to grow within the organization. A competetive salary of EUR 2.400,- gross per month which is negotiable depending on education and previous work experience.
We would love to hear from you! Interview process includes two on-site or Skype interviews with the team and the management board. To apply please click the button below and answer the questions and upload your CV.