Senior VC Associate @ Foundamental in Berlin, Germany

This role …
is core to our team: you will help us develop our theses, grow our relationships, attract amazing entrepreneurs, decide on investments, help founders build their dreams, and keep track of it all.
We are looking for 2 outstanding individuals who dedicate themselves to supporting our venture capital due diligences with rigorous data analysis, fact‑driven logic and exceptional speed and quality of results. As Senior Associate, you will also independently source deals from one major market in Europe.
You will work with all of the Partners in our global investment team. You will contribute closely on live deals in North America, Asia or Europe in a variety of technologies (e.g. autonomous systems, machine vision etc.).
And: We highly value intellectual diversity.
Our ambition is to develop you on a track to becoming a Partner with us at some point. Stating the obvious: given a stellar performance. We are on an ambitious fundraising roadmap for funds 2 and 3 already and plan to close fund 2 this year and fund 3 next year.

You will be responsible for …

    • Helping develop rigorously analytical investment theses 
    • Generating investment opportunities and proactively sourcing top-tier dealflow
    • Conducting deep due diligence, generating detailed investment memos, financial models and recommendations
    • Building relationships and sourcing deals in 1 major European market
    • Closely supporting entrepreneurs in building enduring companies with strategy, hiring, sales, business development and financial planning 
    • Managing internal tools & processes, including deal pipeline, customer relationship management, portfolio performance analytics & internal reporting

You fit with us when …

      • IQ
      • You possess several years experience in either venture capital or high-growth tech entrepreneurship.
      • You are a high IQ person. You find it easy to build highly logical and structured thoughts. You know first principles thinking without googling it 
      • You find it easy to be detail-oriented and thorough.
      • You have top 10% academic excellence from a top university.
      • EQ
      • You are highly empathetic. You find it easy to feel the emotions of others. You naturally understand why people behave the way they do.
      • You communicate precisely. You find it easy to make concrete statements in the fewest words necessary. You structure your reasoning logically.
    • Mindset
    • You are a self-starter. You get things executed with more force than others around you.
    • You feel a passion for identifying exponential businesses. You know what Power Law is.
    • You possess low-ego and humility. You like to be driven by a purpose larger than yourself.
One word about visa: We will sponsor the right candidate and have done so for various other colleagues in FoundamentalWe are serious about diversity.
Location and timing: Berlin, but excited to travel globally (e.g. Asia, US, Europe) for up to 30% of your time. We hire year-round.
– Fixed + bonus
– Carried interest
– Career progression within Foundamental must be your objective. Pending on stellar performance and follow-on fundraising.
If interested, please apply here.
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