Aws Gründerfonds is the most active Austrian venture capital fund and has equity capital of approx. 70 million euros. The investment focus is on Austrian startups from the areas of digital, deep tech & industry and life science. So far, more than 290 million euros have been invested in 34 investments together with co-investors and numerous exits have been successfully completed.
We see ourselves as a long-term oriented, stable and founder-friendly co-entrepreneur and offer proactive support from the perspective of a partner. We want to make a difference together and actively shape the Austrian start-up landscape by developing innovative technologies. We accompany our start-ups over longer development phases and aim to achieve goals together.
- Selection of potential portfolio companies based on qualitative and quantitative criteria
- Conducting company valuations
- Responsibility for externally outsourced due diligence
- Responsibility for the successful conclusion of contract negotiations
- Building a dynamic portfolio of young technology companies
- Independent support of your existing portfolio with strategic and financial questions
- Target and solution-oriented management of your portfolio right up to the exit
- Supporting your start-ups in their search for suitable investors and buyers
- Active networking with accelerators and incubators, investors and other cooperation partners
- Proactive acquisition of start-ups in the sweet spot (ensure an optimal deal pipeline)
- active participation in domestic and foreign events
- Completion of a technical or business degree
- good understanding of business topics
- Affinity for the technology area
- Experience in the financing of young technology companies or experience in the investment business (VC, private equity, M&A)
- Own start-up or start-up experience or experience in a small or medium-sized company (e.g. family business)
- High intrinsic motivation, proactivity, flexibility, assertiveness, negotiation skills and willingness to make decisions
- Excellent knowledge of German and English
aws Gründerfonds gives you a unique overview of the high-tech developments in Austria and the challenging work of a venture capital fund. Building your own portfolio gives you the opportunity to grow personally and professionally and to accompany each and every one of your companies until the exit.
- A high degree of design freedom
- Working in a professional and motivated team
- Broad portfolio, varied and dynamic environment
- Excellent training opportunities
If interested, please apply here.