VC Principal @ MANN + HUMMEL in Raleigh, NC


As worldwide experts in filtration, MANN+HUMMEL develop solutions for vehicles, industrial applications, clean air inside vehicles and the sustainable use of water. With team spirit and an open culture of communication, we are continuously working towards achieving our vision of ‘leadership in filtration’. Become part of our team.

Job Description

Your Challenge

MANN+HUMMEL Corporate Ventures invests in venture-stage companies with strategic complements to MANN+HUMMEL core business in the mobility, life science, and environment segments. We focus on opportunities in cleaner mobility, cleaner air, cleaner water, and cleaner energy.

We are seeking a Corporate Venture Principal to run all aspects of the investment and partnership process, including opportunity sourcing, due diligence, and post-investment management


− Build relationships with entrepreneurs, investors, intermediaries, and executives to stay informed of early-stage and growth companies

− Develop and maintain strong relationships with VCs, incubators, and accelerators to create a robust investment pipeline

− Negotiate, structure, execute, and manage investments / partnerships

− Collaborate and communicate successfully with entrepreneurs, management teams, partners, and other stakeholders, including attorneys, advisors, consultants, and MANN+HUMMEL’s Executive Management

− Oversee ongoing relationships with portfolio companies to enhance strategic and financial value for both MANN+HUMMEL and the portfolio companies

− Evaluate and conduct due diligence on specific opportunities to assess attractiveness and structure relationships, including financial modeling of investment targets

Your Profile


Education & Experience:

− BA/BS degree in Business, Economics, Engineering, or Science required

− MS/MBA degree in relevant field a strong plus

− 5+ years’ experience working with emerging technologies, corporate business development, or PE/VC investment

− 2+ years’ demonstrated venture capital investing experience

− Experience with startup companies, venture capitalists, commercial partnerships, and incubators

− Corporate venture capital experience a strong plus

− Openness and good communication skills, along with the ability to work in flexible team structures adapting to project, strategic, and corporate targets


Come and be part of a successful and growing Corporate Venture team and discover how our expertise in filtration and separation has broad implications for sustainability across many industries.

Are you full of ideas? Are you keen to take on responsibility and really achieve something? Then our doors are open to you. This company lives out its values, gives people the freedom to use their own initiative, and offers many development exciting opportunities and many exciting projects – all of which awaits you here.