VC Associate @ Foundamental in Berlin, Germany

We are looking for an outstanding individual to join us as VC Associate. 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.

Responsibilities would include:

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


The Ideal Candidate:

  • Strong knowledge of venture capital and entrepreneurship
  • Motivated and enthusiastic self-starter, that gets things done
  • Outstanding analytical skills, detail-oriented
  • Passion for identifying promising high-growth businesses
  • 2 to 5 years top-tier work experience in management consulting, investment banking, startup and/or venture capital
  • Academic excellence from a top university (BA/BS required, MBA or MS preferred)
  • Strong communication skills, verbal and written, with the ability to structure and present ideas clearly and persuasively
  • Positive, low-ego, team player


Location: Berlin, but excited to travel globally (e.g. US, Asia) for up to 40% of their time.
How to Apply: Please apply with your LinkedIn profile. In addition please share your resume (CV) and one of the following:

  • Option A: in 500 words or less or in a 60-sec video, please tell us a story that you’ve experienced to help us get to know you at a deeper level
  • Option B: in 500 words or less, please tell us what one company we should invest in and why
  • Option C: in 500 words or less, please explain what drives your enthusiasm for our space

Please pdf your response and send it to 

Please consider, that we can´t accept applications without the above-mentioned documents.

Timeline: Candidates who are invited to the next round will be notified within 2 weeks.
Confidentiality: We treat all applications as confidential, as we appreciate some applicants’ need for discretion.


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