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VC Associate @ Acton Capital in Munich, Germany

Acton Capital Partners is a leading European growth-stage venture capital firm based in Munich. Since 1999, the Acton team successfully invests in fast-growing internet and tech-enabled companies throughout Europe and North America. Currently, we invest out of our fifth fund generation with a team of 14 professionals. As addition to our investment team in Munich we are looking for an Associate (f/m/d).

TASKS:

As a member of our investment team you screen the market, source deals and analyze investment opportunities. You close and manage investments together with our team. Once we have invested, you support the founders during the entire investment period until a successful exit.

  • Sourcing of investment opportunities through market research, direct approach of companies and through your own network of founders, business angels and investors.
  • Playing a central role in the investment process (investments & divestments), including deal preparation & analysis, due diligence and negotiations together with our team.
  • Representing Acton at industry events and continuously expanding our network of entrepreneurs, fellow investors and industry partners.
  • Coming up with creative ideas how we can always improve our daily fund operations and executing on these projects independently.

Requirements

Above all, candidates must have a certain level of experience and network in our industry and share our investment philosophy to combine analytical rigor with empathetic intelligence.

  • Top-tier university degree, likely in business, economics, computer science or engineering.
  • Minimum of 2 years of work experience in an operational (e.g. startup, corporate, own venture), investing (VC/PE) or professional services role (consulting, investment banking) with extended exposure to internet-related topics and startup investments.
  • Superior understanding of internet-enabled business models and their underlying economics. Analytical and number-driven mindset combined with empathy for people, customer needs and digital products.
  • Solid English and German language skills are mandatory.
  • Self-driven and able to work independently while being open to guidance and mentoring from more experienced colleagues.

Benefits

You have the opportunity to join one of the most experienced growth-stage VC investors in Europe. Find out more about our team and the companies that we support at actoncapital.com. At Acton, we believe in the intrinsic value of diversity and equality, and we encourage applications from qualified candidates of all personal backgrounds.

 

 

If interested, please apply here.

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Written by sandeepashah

February 21, 2020 at 3:41 am

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