VC Manager @ Hyundai CRADLE in Berlin, Germany

Mission & Main Tasks
• Evaluate feasibility of new technologies/solutions and identify innovative startups in the areas of Autotech, Robotics, AI, Energy and Industry 4.0

• Initiate Open Innovation projects to validate feasibilities of new cutting-edge technologies and services


Roles & Responsibility

• Lead and conduct proof-of-concept or pilot projects, working with internal and external partners to prove technical feasibility and strategic values for Hyundai Motor Company

• Work on pre-investment evaluation projects, communicating closely with investment managers to support an investment thesis with validation and verification

• Prepare market intelligence and technology trends analysis to create and publish presentations and internal reports

• Plan and operate internal innovation workshops, as well as public meetups and events



• Passion for the European startup ecosystem and outstanding interpersonal communication skills

• Ability to coherently present innovative technologies to R&D teams and coordinate mutual interests between stakeholders

• Team player – work in small agile team that globally collaborate together



• 3+ years of professional experience in CVC, Open Innovation, Business Development or Corporate Strategic Planning

• Bachelor/Master degree in Engineering, Science or Engineering Management


Professional Skills

• Analytical skills to identify/review/evaluate emerging technologies, applications and new business models

• Experience in technology scouting and business models development

• Well-developed existing network in the startup industry, accelerators and academic institutions

• Experience in the automotive industry preferred


Language Skills

• Good command of English language

• Other foreign language would be an advantage


If interested, please apply here.

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