Northzone is an early stage venture capital fund. Since 1996, we have been chosen by exceptional entrepreneurs as a long-term partner for growth. So far, we have invested in over 130 companies including category-defining businesses like Spotify, Trustpilot, iZettle, Klarna, Stepstone and Avito. We are a team of 14 investment professionals with offices in London, New York, Stockholm and Oslo. As an addition to our investment team in London we are looking for an Associate.
-Lead deep dive research and develop subject matter expertise in key focus areas
-Represent Northzone in the UK, German and/or French startup community, including meetups, hackathons, and demo days
-Source new investments for target sectors and markets
-Assist in various administrative activities across Northzone, including investor reports, events, and other logistics
-Lead due diligence for new investments
-Provide various support for our portfolio
-2-5 years of experience at a technology startup, VC or PE firm, investment banking, or management consulting
-Demonstrable curiosity in the global startup ecosystem
-Existing connections to the UK, German and/or French tech community
-Strong communications skills, including the ability to prepare and deliver management presentations and public speaking
-Self-starter, capable of sourcing and executing projects independently
-Completed undergraduate or graduate degree (or, at least, a really interesting story for why you dropped out)
-Fluent in English plus either French or German (ideally native-level)
-Right to work in the UK
Please send your CV and a short email highlighting why you’re interested in the role, one or two experiences or projects you feel are most relevant, a start-up in the UK you’re most excited about to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We will respond to every qualified application received. If you don’t have the qualifications outlined above, you may not receive a response.
To increase your chances, you might want to showcase networking skills and be introduced to us by a relevant person in the startup ecosystem e.g. a respected founder, angel, or VC.