VC Analyst @ KION Group in Frankfurt, Germany

Be part of our journey to establish the KION Digital Hub – a digital ecosystem unit that becomes the interface to innovators and startups worldwide. Relationships are at the heart of our business. We are looking to fill the following role at our head office in Frankfurt at the earliest opportunity:

Startup Scout/Venture Analyst (m/w)
Your Tasks and responsibilities: 

  • Evaluating investment or partner opportunities for the KION Group and tracking success in realising these opportunities
  • Screening and scouting of startups, technology trends and digital business models
  • Building relations with leading B2B startups, attracting attention to the KION Digital Hub
  • Creating and maintaining a deal pool / startup database with relevant potential investment targets or cooperation partners
  • Supporting the further development of the KION Digital Hub across a range of other tasks and helping grow the organization

What you bring to the table: 

  • General technical knowledge and deep understanding where/how technology or new business models can create opportunities
  • Track record of successful cooperation with startups and development of partnerships
  • Great network to the startup ecosystem, preferably in the B2B / logistics sphere
  • Exposure to venture capital environment and working knowledge of valuation techniques and basic financial analyses of companies
  • Strong analytical and conceptual skills combined with a quick grasp of complex issues
  • Great self-starter and ability to work independently
  • Ability to communicate effectively with startups and in a corporate setting
  • Willingness to travel and enthusiasm to represent the KION Group in the startup ecosystem
  • University degree in business or technical field
  • Fluent in German and English

What KION offers you: 

  • Become one of our central contact persons in the B2B startup world
  • Contribute to fostering the KION Group’s digital future in a very hands-on way
  • Experience the development of the KION Digital Hub and be part of an amazing team that deeply cares about technology and emerging business models
  • Competitive compensation package

If interested, please apply here.


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