VC Associate @ Atai in Berlin, Germany


  • A fast-paced environment where you’ll work on a wide range of topics  
  • Be a major contributor to the success of a well-positioned, well-financed, rapidly growing biotech company  
  • Become part of creating a radically new and impactful paradigm shift in drug development and patient care  
  • An open, results-driven, and meritocratic start-up culture  
  • To work from where you want when you want, and with the device and equipment you choose 
  • The opportunity to participate in the company’s success via a share option plan 


  • Support investment/venture management team to effectively manage deal flow
  • Conduct extensive and deep due diligence and prepare investment proposals for supervisory board
  • Manage deal execution together with legal
  • Be actively involved in the whole jump-start process after having incubated or acquired a treatment
  • Oversee our portfolio ventures and prepare reports for management
  • Produce ad hoc financial, industry, and competitive analyses for ATAI and subsidiary venture management
  • At later stage companies: support with strategic challenges and/or raising of additional funds via private or public financing rounds


  • Outstanding academic track-record from a top-tier university (neuroscience exposure is a plus)
  • Experience in venture capital, private equity, top-tier consulting and/or investment banking
  • Highly analytical mindset
  • Strong organizational skills with high attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English (German is a plus)
  • Superb Project Management and MS Office Skills (especially Excel)
  • Experience in biotech or life sciences is a strong plus
  • Strong track record in contributing to cross-functional teams in advancing projects 
  • High empathy with an outstanding ability to work multi-culturally 
  • Willing to work in a challenging, fast-paced environment with limited direction, go the extra mile and to adapt to new situations as they arise 

How to apply

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