Venture Partner, Mobility and Autotech, Central & Northern Europe (F/H)

Freelance

About Via ID

Via ID is the #1 European business accelerator to support projects related to new types of mobility and services for Autotech. Our scope covers all urban Mobility and Autotech services with a focus on

 

  • Urban Mobility
  • Shared Mobility
  • Connected Mobility
  • Smart city
  • Car maintenance
  • Car as a Service
  • Electric Vehicle

 

We are financially backed as a Corporate Venture by Mobivia (Norauto, Midas, ATU…etc.: 3b€ sales, 20 countries, 20 000 employees), but agile like an independent fund. Via ID also proposes an incubation program in Paris to very early-stage startups. Via ID has already built a strong portfolio of more than 30 startups during the last 8 years, including Drivy (Getaround), Heetch, Smoove, Swiftly, Cyclofix, Trusk, Klaxit, Xee, Migo…etc.

 

  • We invest from very early stage to Series A with a very long-term approach
  • We support each start up with a full-service approach providing financial, marketing, HR and legal support
  • We facilitate international development thanks to our network of offices
  • We also foster strong synergies with leading providers of mobility solutions like transit agencies, OEM’s, tier one suppliers, parking companies, etc.

 

Via ID has footprint in Paris, Lille, Singapore and Berlin as of today.

Job Description

Via-ID is looking for an experienced and well-connected local Venture Partner to assist in leading early-stage venture investments and open innovation from Central & Northern Europe in the Mobility and Autotech space. You’ll be reporting directly to the Head of International Operations (COMEX).

 

Key Responsibilities

• End-to-end investments in Central & Northern Europe: lead all aspects of investment including investment thesis development, sourcing, investment memo, due diligence, negotiation, approval and deal closing.
• Business Development: work with the portfolio companies to help them in their overall strategy building, business development, fundraising and M&A where relevant.
• New market analysis: lead new market analysis by periodically investigating and drafting recommendations regarding new technology areas that may be attractive for investment purposes or technological scanning.
• Brand-building: engage with the tech, media, and entrepreneurship community in Central & Northern Europe startup hubs.
• Develop synergies between Via ID’s portfolio startups and local eco-system
• Internal due diligence: when relevant, communicate with Mobivia business units about potential investments, including the aggregation and synthesis of business unit feedback.
• Contribute to Via-ID’s overall vision and direction.

Qualifications

  • 4-10+ years of experience in venture capital (as VC or business angel investor), investment banking, private equity, or similar roles.
  • Previous entrepreneurial experience, or strong entrepreneurial mindset is a big plus
  • 5+ years of experience working in technology in Central & Northern Europe
  • Proven track record of success with strong references.
  • Previous experience leading multiple VC or angel deals from sourcing to close, including the management of due diligence, negotiation of terms, and oversight of the closing process
  • Board-level experience (director or observer).
  • Strong financial modeling, presentation, and written communication skills.
  • Extensive network in the European venture capital and entrepreneur community, especially at the seed and series A stages.
  • Strong interest, passion or expertise in our focus area (mobility).
  • Proven ability to build and sell business cases to various stakeholders including senior executives.
  • Comfortable working in teams, building relationships and interacting with colleagues at all levels and remotely
  • Fluent in German and English. French is definitely a plus
  • Highly independent and self-directed, with an ability to create and execute on your own roadmap.

Informations utiles

Date de début : ASAP

Contrat : Freelance

Fonction : Venture Partner, Mobility and Autotech

Postulez : Ici