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 own $10M pre-seed venture capital fund investing in outstanding European early stage tech start-ups. Help us find, analyze and assess the best new start-ups from all across Europe.
Pioneers Ventures is a USD 10M early-stage VC fund empowering outstanding startups with its global network of corporates, industry experts, and entrepreneurs. Besides the financial component it provides startups with an extensive support program.
We are a fast growing team of 32 people from 18 nations located in the beautiful city of Vienna, Austria.
As a Pioneers Ventures 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 companies 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
Full time position with Pioneers Ventures based in the heart of Vienna, Austria starting April 2018. Welcoming work environment with a dynamic, highly motivated and international team of 18 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! Please send your resume and application to firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll be in touch with you! Links to other websites and resources where we might learn more about you (Linkedin, Twitter, Medium, etc.) are greatly appreciated.