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VC Associate @ Index Ventures in London, England

Index Ventures partners with the world’s most ambitious entrepreneurs across every stage – from seed to growth – helping them turn their bold ideas into transformative global businesses. Our international network is critical in helping us achieve that mission.

 
In this role, you’ll be responsible for helping Index engage and expand our network across Europe.You will be mentored by an Index Partner, work alongside a Vice President and collaborate with the entire Index team. We expect you to build a broad set of relationships, encompassing our portfolio’s management teams, C-­level executives at Fortune 100 corporates, and subject matter experts. While this is not an investing role, you will be close to the investment decision making process, to which we expect you will contribute insights and relationships.

Primary responsibilities

  • Launch, develop, and manage networks of people; this can range from C­-level corporate executives, to thought leaders in marketing, to security subject matter experts
  • Partner with our portfolio companies to solve a broad array of both strategic & tactical initiatives
  • Craft compelling content with regard to best practices in functional areas ranging from sales & marketing, to product, to recruiting
  • Build expertise in areas of interest (e.g. enterprise software, marketplaces, IoT)
  • Represent the firm at industry events

Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree from a top-­tier university
  • 3-5 years experience at a category leading institution, preferably with a technology orientation; for example, a management consultancy, investment bank or tech company
  • Strong executive presence and excellent communication skills
  • An analytical mindset, and process ­driven orientation
  • Comfort collaborating with an international & multi­cultural constituency
  • Long-­held interest in technology, both personally & professionally
  • A professional network in the EU tech ecosystem is a plus 

Getting in touch: A warm introduction to someone in our team is highly encouraged but you can also apply here

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Written by sandeepashah

October 6, 2018 at 10:49 pm