Position title
Venture Capital - Investment Manager
Description

As an Investment Manager you will have an impactful and highly entrepreneurial role within our Investment team. The investment team consists of 20 people working closely together from our different offices across Europe (Zurich, Lausanne, Berlin, Paris and Cambridge).

You will have the opportunity and responsibility to build and manage your own portfolio within the framework of a predefined focus industry.

Responsibilities
  • Develop and define a compelling investment strategy and thesis on your focus industry
  • Screen and source the European market along your selected focus industry and identify the most impactful technologies and entrepreneurs that have the potential to shape our future
  • Ensure access and participation of Verve in those often highly competitive opportunities
  • Conduct legal and financial due diligences and evaluate and negotiate investments (lead- and follower role)
  • Actively support portfolio companies on their growth path up until an exit event and represent Verve’s interest at board level
  • Take full ownership for business development projects within Verve and to actively shape and build the future of the company.
  • Position and represent Verve Ventures as a leading European VC by attending key industry events
  • Actively contribute to and support our Investors Team in fundraising activities
Qualifications
  • You have several years of experience:
    • as a venture capital/private equity investor with investments
    • conducted from sourcing to final execution stage and own portfolio responsibility AND/OR
    • at a M&A/Corporate Finance/Investment Banking firm with significant involvement in financing round execution and M&A activities in the startup space AND/OR
    • as a co-founder/C-level executive in a startup that went through various rounds of venture capital funding
  • Very strong analytical thinking, ability to prioritize and manage a large amount of tasks in parallel
  • Entrepreneurial mindset: identifying opportunities, overcoming obstacles and make things happen
  • Outstanding people and communication skills
  • Full written and spoken fluency in English (German and/or French as additional language are a plus)

Verve Ventures is a network and technology-driven venture capital firm headquartered in Switzerland. Founded in 2010, Verve Ventures has grown to more than 45 team members and has become one of the most active venture investors in Europe with over 140 technology and science-driven startups in its portfolio. A dozen investment professionals identify the most promising digital, tangible, and health & bio startups. Verve Ventures provides its pan-European network of selected private and institutional investors access to those top-tier investment opportunities.

The company invests from EUR 500k to several million from Seed to Series B and beyond across Europe. Verve Ventures’ dedicated team helps startups with their most pressing needs such as hiring, client introductions and access to an expert network of high-profile individuals.

To become part of Verve Ventures’ growing network of entrepreneurs and investors, visit verve.vc.

Employment Type
Full-time
Job Location
Zurich, Switzerland
Date posted
October 5, 2022
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