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Venture Manager - Switzerland

  • Indefinite
  • Full time
  • 8005, Zurich, ZH, Switzerland
  • Global Delivery - Hub Switzerland

Making Innovation work

Tenity is an independent global innovation ecosystem and early-stage investor with offices in Zurich, Singapore, Madrid, Istanbul and Tallinn. 

Tenity is now entering a new growth phase - do you want to contribute to building a globally leading fintech innovation ecosystem and an early-stage investor by taking ownership and making a difference within the organisation?

Key Task & Responsibilities

  • Evaluate incoming startup applications and conduct due diligence to assess their viability for investment.
  • Manage the investment portfolio, making strategic decisions regarding follow-on investments, exits, and divestments.
  • Monitor portfolio companies' financial health and performance and provide recommendations for necessary actions.
  • Prepare and present regular reports on the investment portfolio’s performance to senior management and stakeholders.
  • Maintain accurate records of interactions with startups, investment decisions, and program outcomes.
  • Work closely with portfolio startups to understand their business models, strategies, and challenges.
  • Provide mentorship and guidance to founders on various aspects of their business, including product development, marketing, sales, and operations.
  • Conduct regular check-ins and milestone assessments to track progress and offer actionable feedback.
  • Build and maintain relationships within the startup ecosystem, including with other incubators, accelerators, investors, and industry experts.
  • Leverage your network to connect startups with relevant resources, mentors, investors and potential partners.
  • Collaborate with the program management team to design and improve the Incubation program and resources for startups.

Your Profile

  • At least 3 to 5 years of experience in management consulting, investment banking, private equity or venture capital at a reputable firm
  • Excellent understanding of venture capital or private equity transactions and value chain
  • Only candidates eligible to work lawfully without visa sponsorship will be considered for this position
  • Genuine interest in and understanding of financial services and technology industries
  • Entrepreneurial or management experience at a scaling venture-backed startup is a plus

What we value

  • Goal-oriented individual displaying a high level of tenacity and drive for excellence. 
  • Self-starter willing to take on responsibilities that improve operational efficiency and deliverable quality. 
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to build mutually beneficial relationships with founders and external stakeholders. 
  • Entrepreneurial empathy and respect for early stage startup founders. 
  • Ability to grasp and filter new ideas quickly and must have demonstrated great interest in the latest technology trends. 
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and execute processes while working with diverse and/or remote stakeholders. 

What we offer

  • A shared vision: We are a community-driven movement that believes the future of finance is shaped through collaboration. Making innovation work.
  • Modern work culture: As a young and rapidly developing company, we allow employees to make decisions and help shape our success.
  • Great people: Work with smart and dedicated people. Our team is diverse, collaborative, and tight-knit, with people from all walks of life.
  • The best startups: Many Tenity Alumni are award-winning and raised substantial rounds from international investors. You will be working with them.
  • A thriving ecosystem: You get to work with multiple international corporations and experts while expanding your network on any level.