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Come join us!

@ Luminar Ventures

 

Luminar Ventures is looking for an Associate to join our investment team.

Luminar Ventures is a leading early-stage venture capital firm that invests in Swedish based entrepreneurs with big global visions. The Luminar team consists of ex-entrepreneurs with experience from 50+ angel investments and growth companies like Klarna, iZette, Truecaller and others. We will invest in 40-50+ companies and actively support them within strategy, tech, growth, funding and essentially become an extension to the teams.

We find working alongside the next generation of entrepreneurs the best job in the world. Our days are filled with challenges, excitement, and hard work in order to find, and partner with, the best teams out there. Now we are looking for you to join us in this quest.

At the moment we are looking for an Associate to join our investment team in Stockholm. We are 4 people who in a flat hierarchy and are looking for a motivated self-starter who can take joint responsibility in deal-sourcing, analysis, due-diligence and also support portfolio companies in any challenge down the road.

So, who are we looking for? Well, you need to commit to living our values (below) and connect well with our team.

  • Smart - we make smart, data driven decisions and we challenge premises and assumptions

  • Engaged - we are truly engaged and founder friendly. We spend significant time with each company in the early stage of their journey

  • Transparent - we are honest, accessible and believe in transparent communication, always

In addition to a good personal fit, have a look at some details around the role and our expectations below.

Responsibilities:

  • Be involved in the investment process, with an initial focus on deal sourcing i.e. build a network in the start-up community, research deal opportunities, conduct sector analyses etc.

  • Analyze and synthesize investment opportunities and present to the whole team

  • Participate in DD-processes and coordinate efforts from our tech, legal, finance, and team development partners

  • Support portfolio companies with analyses and expertise and support the board of directors

  • Interact with entrepreneurs and investors on a daily basis and be the face of Luminar Ventures at events and conferences

  • Internally continuously develop processes including deal sourcing

  • Take responsibility for portfolio reporting and risk & compliance tasks

Requirements:

  • Demonstrate a high interest in the world of technology, entrepreneurship, and digital business models

  • At least bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Business from a high-rank University with strong academic results

  • Strong internships and/or 1-3 years of experience from a high-performance environment in a startup/management consulting/investment banking or similar

  • Experience from VC, entrepreneurship or a company in high growth is a huge plus but not mandatory

  • Motivated self-starter mentality – strong work ethic and results orientation

  • A hands-on approach to solving problems and the ability to shift priorities with ease

  • Excellent social competence and ability to build rapport with people

  • Strong analytical capabilities and attention to details

  • Good modeling skills (MS Excel) required and ideally proficiency in any programming language

  • Business level written and spoken English,

Where: Stockholm, Sweden

When: Asap - we are meeting candidates continuously

Apply: Typeform below

Application deadline: Latest February 28, 2019

Questions to: dkarsberg@luminarventures.com

 

Best regards,

The Luminar Ventures Team

 

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