Overview

Ananda is looking for you if you are someone who wants to source early staged impact opportunities for Ananda Impact Ventures (https://ananda.vc). As a member of the investment team, you will expand our start-up network and source for the best impact startups. Besides being responsible for sourcing and due diligence support processes, you are also going to take over responsibilities to further develop Ananda Impact Ventures as a front-runner in impact VC in Europe. You will be reporting to the Ananda Investment Partner team. The role is based either in Munich or Berlin.

 

Your Profile

  • Experience from an international or DACH VC fund or comparable investment experience
  • Alternatively, entrepreneurial background, preferably in a VC backed startup
  • High level of empathy combined with the ability to challenge and co-operate well with the founder teams
  • Strong interest and ideally experience in impact investing in the areas of health, education, future of work, sustainability tech, etc
  • Established network within the Start-up ecosystem in DACH
  • Analytical skills, structured and solution-oriented thinking allowing to keep up within a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to communicate effectively with various stakeholders and across different seniority level
  • A hands-on mindset
  • Fluent English language skills, German is a great advantage
  • Hands-on attitude and motivated to take ownership

 

What You Will Do

Your tasks will include the following but will not be limited to:

  • Manage the deal sourcing process including opportunity identification, due diligence support, structuring, and documentation
  • Source new investment opportunities by keeping close contact to founder networks, attending well-selected conferences, and using dedicated research tools
  • Meet entrepreneurs, analyze their teams and companies, and select the most interesting ones
  • Process and analyze seed and early staged investment opportunities regarding market size, management teams, business model, business plan, competitive landscape & positioning
  • Represent Ananda Impact Ventures in the market both in the VC industry and in the Start-up environment

What we can offer you

Ananda (https://ananda.vc) is one of the leading impact investors in Europe. Our investees address social challenges in important areas such as education, health, consumption, and the aging population. We believe in the power of market-based, sustainable, and scalable models with positive impact at the core. We share the enthusiasm of our founders to build solutions that truly matter. To fuel their missions, we created a space for them to grow, based on the know-how, network, capital, and experiences of our team, investors, and experts.

Ananda Impact Ventures is providing a family and life-friendly working environment including flexible working hours. We celebrate diversity and are fully committed to building teams that represent a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. Therefore, we also encourage non-traditional candidates to apply.

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