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Investment Manager Europe - Belgium  

Company managed [?] Still accepting applications

Posted on : 20 March 2017

Project Description


Description:
  • Our mission is to invest in early stage startup companies in the space of Advanced Materials globally, with a primary focus on North America and Europe.
  • Our company will deploy 10M€ of capital per year over the next 5 years.
  • Our  team will combine local presence and deep company background, experience, and connections, to invest in startup companies where we can make a difference from a technology expertise or market presence standpoint. 



Responsibilities:
As the key deal making person in Europe, the European Investment Manager will support company Ventures investment activities in Europe, in coordination with and supporting company Ventures Managing Partner.
  • Support startup investments (acquisition of future growth options) in Europe in selected strategic segments as defined by company Global Business Units and company Corporate Research & Innovation.
  • Accelerate the fulfillment of key business needs by initiating and supporting “open innovation” projects in partnership with selected startup companies.
  • Provide strategic insight into high potential impact emerging market and technology areas to inform Global Business Units and company’s long term strategy



Qualifications 
  • Advanced technical degree (PhD or equivalent), MBA or equivalent, with commensurate experience in advanced materials
  • A minimum of 5 year’s experience in venture capital in Europe, working with emerging technology related companies, funds, fund managers, VCs, and reporting. 
  • Prior experience of Board governance, behavior, best practice. Personal track record as investor
  • Business and investment acumen including financial analysis, valuation, due diligence, negotiation, contracts, equity issuances and structures, debt structures, term sheets and general VC investment processes