VC Internship @ Picus Capital in Berlin, Germany

Picus Capital

// YOUR MISSION AT PICUS

Global teamYou will be part of our global team and seek out deals in close collaboration with colleagues worldwide.

Venture support: You will support starting up our portfolio companies, develop and test the first product with potential customers as well as work with and learn from exceptional founders.

Ideating venturesYou will develop and pitch potential startup ideas, elaborate ideas end-to-end and experience the idea evaluation process in VC.

Thorough analyses: You will analyze the development of target markets and get a wide overview of market opportunities and investment areas.

SparringYou will work very closely with potential founders and validate various business models.

Process EngineeringYou will analyse, optimise and automate your and our processes as well as develop a system-level overview of how a VC works at its core.

// ABOUT PICUS

Picus Capital is a leading technology investor operating globally. We partner with ambitious & daring founding teams on their quest to build category-defining technology firms. We aim to be an entrepreneurial sparring partner for visionary founders from ideation to IPO and beyond. A privately financed structure enables us to invest permanent, flexible and long-term capital in a multitude of sectors.

Our young & hungry team has big ambitions and is unique in how we mirror the founders we work with, constantly reimagining the status quo. We strive to provide the best possible support to positively impact a venture’s long-term success. Our perspective is global and diverse as we operate as a single aligned team across offices in Munich, Berlin, London, New York, Bangalore, Beijing and Stockholm. We believe in technological disruption across all geographies and industries and are guided by our own continuously-challenged hypotheses. At Picus, we share the mindset of an entrepreneur and actively drive the change we envision to see in the world.

// ABOUT YOU

Personality:

  • You are an open, communicative, and proactive person, but, most importantly, you are fun to work with. We enable you to reach new heights and want you to be eager and excited.
  • You have a distinctive innovative mindset and a strong interest in start-ups and venture capital.

Analytical:

  • You have a strong academic background in Engineering, Informatics or Mathematics
  • You have strong MS Office skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
  • Previously, you gathered first practical experience in tech roles (e.g. internships, working student, etc.).
  • You have a very good proficiency in English.

Mindset & Passion: 

  • We believe in passionate ownership and seek people who thrive in a dynamic environment with maximum ownership & responsibility. Each member of the team is excited by our mission and those who thrive in this environment have a hunger for technology investing and exploring real entrepreneurship.
  • We’re seeking new team members who are genuinely excited to fulfill our mission in supporting daring founders to reimagine the way we live and work.

// YOUR BENEFITS AT PICUS

Global network: Engage in conversations with exceptional founders, experts and other stakeholders in the tech ecosystem. As part of these efforts, you will build and maintain a valuable personal network across the globe.

Culture: We have an ambitious, entrepreneurial & caring company culture with very high standards, enabling you to take full responsibility early on. You will continuously interact with a global team, collaborate with colleagues across 7 offices and learn about each region’s ecosystems.

Personal buddy: During the onboarding process you will receive a personal buddy at Picus who will provide guidance and support as part of regular buddy sessions.

Insights: You will get insights into the most exciting new technologies and business models with a flexible introduction to various  business topics and a global perspective on the venture capital sector.

Perks: Our interns meet on a monthly basis for an interns’ regulars’ table. Additionally, we also have regular monthly and seasonal team events.

// EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Picus is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate diversity and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender (including pregnancy and gender identity), national, social or ethnic origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age, veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements, competence and merit.

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