Investment Principal

Investment Principal at WATTx

WATTx is looking for an Investment Principal to manage its young and rapidly growing portfolio of startups active across many domains within the Internet of things. You will be working directly with the CEO and CTO of WATTx as well as with the founding teams of our startups. You will help structure deals and negotiate terms with other VCs, assume board responsibilities, and monitor the performance of WATTx’s entire portfolio.

We would love to hear from you so you can start your mission as soon as possible. Given the great amount of responsibility you have, there are a few things you need:

What you need to start your mission:

  • You hold at least a master’s degree in finance, economics, innovation, or a related field and have demonstrated strong experience in these fields.
  • You have at least two years of relevant full-time working experience in venture capital, a company builder, or a C-level startup startup.
  • You are driven by your entrepreneurial background and passionate about venture capital, startups, and innovation.
  • You have mastered relevant IT-skills beyond MS Office (coding abilities is a plus).
  • You have an existing personal network within the European and, ideally, the US startup ecosystems.
  • You’re able to keep track of new IoT systems, techniques, and trends. You use this knowledge to share and discuss ideas with other members of our core team here at WATTx.
  • You have world-class interpersonal and communication skills, and leadership experience.
  • You are an independent, pro-active problem solver with a hands-on approach. You are highly adaptable and thrives in a rapidly-changing, complex environment.
  • You pay great attention to detail.
  • Last but not least: you’re a true team player who is committed to put the team first - always.

What your mission entails:

  • Preparing, structuring, and negotiating financing rounds for our portfolio ventures.
  • Monitoring portfolio performance and preparation of presentation and reporting materials.
  • Mentoring our founder teams on raising capital and scaling their companies.
  • Early identification of disruptive innovations, market trends, and startups to fuel WATTx’s ideation funnel.
  • Participation in all stages of transaction execution, from the initial pitch to closing the deal.
  • Execution of primary market research and due diligence activities.
  • Constantly enhancing and building on your personal professional network.
  • A competitive compensation package.
  • A great team with a diverse skill set and an office environment to learn and thrive in.

We are looking forward to receive your application. In case you have any questions, you’re welcome to approach our Talent Manager Oliver.

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About WATTx

As a new kind of company builder, WATTx is the launchpad for new ambitious ideas. Two things set us apart: our focus on deep technology within industrial and consumer IoT, as well as our rigorous process moving an idea from its inception to a functional prototype. This way we ensure that we place the most exciting and promising ideas - our spaceships - on our launchpad. And for this specific mission we need you.