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Venture Capital Principal / Director for a single-family office , Zurich, Switzerland


REFERENCE:
9984 /3G

This is a very dynamic, entrepreneurial investment group, with an active pipeline and portfolio of investments in tech start-ups, as well as several GP commitments offering a diverse exposure to other segments of venture and growth capital. The team is looking to expand by bringing on board an additional investment professional with a relevant background in venture to work on new deals.

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Build up and manage a network of venture entrepreneurs, business angels, co-investors and GPs  to generate an active pipeline (direct and primaries)
  • Lead the investment process from writing investment memoranda to carrying out due diligence, negotiations, financing and closing
  • Active support of portfolio companies via holding board member / observer seats, driving growth and scale-up initiatives
  • Post-acquisition, preparation of reports and forecasts, as well as general comments on portfolio
  • Lead exit planning and execution: identification of potential exit routes, deal set-up and driving the process
  • Contribution to the overall strategy of the business alongside other senior team members

YOUR PROFILE: 

  • Previous investment experience in venture capital, preferably within an international organisation, and with a strong network in the industry
  • Natural networker with a proven ability to source and originate transactions
  • Affinity for new technologies and ability to understand long-term trends and developments in the sector
  • Fluency in both German and English is essential; other languages are helpful. The role is based in Zurich with travel as necessary.

LOCATION:
Switzerland
SECTOR:
Venture Capital

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