Location: Varese/smart working
Status: Part-time – 6 months minimum

POSITION SUMMARY

High potential young candidate, passionate about data, innovation, tech and startup trends.
Fast learner, pro-active and ready to take on a challenge. Reads TechCrunch before breakfast.
Ambitious enough to believe he or she is the right person to help map scaleups globally, and be the best at it. Reports to the Research Team and to the Global Coordinator.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

Research support

  • Support in data collection and critical review of data
  • Support in data scraping from multiple sources
  • Support in data analysis and sorting out entries, providing filtered information to our scouting team
  • Support in the publishing process of internationally-recognized reports (design, review etc…)

Operations support

  • Support in day-to-day operations related to MTB top-notch events
  • Support in the design and packaging of communication material

QUALIFICATIONS

Skills

  • Top graduate with Engineering/Management background
  • Demonstrated passion about startups, tech and innovation
  • Geeky attitude, passionate about data, fast reader, curious
  • Feels at home looking into an Excel sheet

Preferred skills

  • Good knowledge of Adobe Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign)
  • Familiar with coding (esp. Python), able to write small scripts to facilitate data management

Qualities

  • Must possess a strong commitment to the mission, policies, goals and philosophy of MTB.
  • Must be able to work independently and multi-task with high degree of project and time-management capacity.
  • Outstanding attention to detail and follow-through.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as within a team.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to create positive, long-term working relationships by demonstrating a commitment to teamwork and customer service, tact, dependability, diplomacy and flexibility.
  • Proven ability to work in a small and friendly office environment where each staff person assumes multiple responsibilities while striving to achieve shared goals.
  • Positive approach, can-do attitude, and sense of humor.

Jr Consultant and Senior Manager

POSITION SUMMARY

At Mind the Bridge we are leading the wave of the integration between innovative startups and global corporations. We are deal oriented: we drive investments, technology licensing and M&A transactions.
The Startup Scouting positions are at the epicenter of our two worlds of reference.

You love startups. You live and breath startups. Not only you understand technology: you are obsessed with TechCrunch, GigaOm, Twitter, AngelList and the likes. You are a hustler who loves successful startups and their impact in mature industries. Highly entrepreneurial candidate, better if you cut your teeth in product development/management. Curious and internationally focused, you are also comfortable dealing with senior management of large corporations and investors. You are well respected in the international startup community and you have a solid network of founders of successful scaleups in EU.
This is a pan-European role that requires activities with successful startups, and senior executives at large corporations from different countries and industries. You understand technology and business models. Last but not least, you are fluent in two or more languages. Previous experience in management consulting is appreciated.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

Deal flow development

  • ability to scout and establish a trustworthy business relationship with the founders of the most innovative startups/scaleups in various geographies/verticals
  • Knowledge and connections with the main investors and accelerators in the world
  • monitoring VC portfolio companies, startup demo days, M&A

Startups evaluation

  • support in the evaluation of companies: product, team, market, business model
  • ability to manage and filter high amount of data
  • scout, filter and identify the major stakeholders in target markets
  • ability to tap into existing network of subject matter experts
  • report deal flow evaluation in a timely manner

Competences

  • BS/MS in engineering fields, major in energy/management engineering considered as an advantage
  • Deep understanding of market/technology trends
  • You are comfortable being the liaison between corporation executives and startup founders
  • You have negotiation skills
  • Ability to present trends and business models in corporate environment
  • Technology assessment skills

Years of relevant experience:

  • 2+ for Junior Consultant position – 6+ for Senior Manager

Locations:

EUROPE- Flexible (travel required, mainly across EU).
Germany, France, Spain preferred.

Location: EU various [UK, France, Germany, Italy, …] Status: Full/Part time


POSITION SUMMARY

Highly entrepreneurial candidate, with min 2-3 years experience in channel / business / market development. Natural interpersonal attitude, door opener, results oriented. Passionate about startup world and the development of entrepreneurial ecosystems around the world. Comfortable with the world of large corporations, in particular with their Innovation departments, where you have preexisting senior level connections. Curious and internationally focused.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

Channel Development

  • define aggressive market development focus and objectives
  • own a go-to-market strategy, maximizing visibility and returns
  • scout, filter and identify the major stakeholders in target markets
  • support in the creation of marketing and communication material
  • support in the evaluation of partners, projects, candidates
  • support with the planning and organization of all programs organized by MTB

Negotiation skills

  • ability to engage, follow up and bring a deal to a close
  • contract negotiation, legal terms, payments
  • building trustworthy, long-term relationships

QUALIFICATIONS

Skills

  • Top graduate with Engineering / Management background.
  • Demonstrated a passion for startup and innovation.
  • Prior experience working with Innovation departments of large EU corporations highly preferred.
  • Prior entrepreneurial experience is a plus.
  • Excellent listening, oral and written communication and meeting facilitation skills with a demonstrated ability to relate to and communicate with diverse audiences and communities.
  • Comfortable in working in an unstructured, entrepreneurial environment.
  • Fluency in at least 1 foreign language (German, France, Italian, Portuguese) – 2 highly preferred.

Qualities

  • Must share a strong commitment to the mission, goals, and philosophy of MTB.
  • Must be able to work independently and multi-task with a high degree of project and time-management capacity.
  • Outstanding attention to detail and follow-through.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as within a team.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to create positive, long-term working relationships by demonstrating a commitment to teamwork and customer service, tact, dependability, diplomacy and flexibility.
  • Proven ability to work in a small and friendly office environment where each staff person assumes multiple responsibilities while striving to achieve shared goals.
  • Positive approach, can-do attitude, and sense of humor.

Location: San Francisco / London
Status: Full-time – 3 months minimum


POSITION SUMMARY

High potential young candidate, passionate about startup world and the role of entrepreneurship in our society. Fast learner, willing to learn, flexible, champion of the can-do attitude. Reports to the Global Coordinator.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

Operations Support

  • support in planning, managing, communicating all events organized by MTB
  • support in the creation of marketing and communication material
  • support in the valuation of projects, candidates
  • help with market research, blog and social media posting
  • support with the planning and organization of all programs organized by MTB

QUALIFICATIONS

Skills

  • Top graduate with Engineering / Management background.
  • Demonstrated passion for startup and innovation.
  • Demonstrated success in starting and implementing a development plan from scratch.
  • Excellent listening, oral and written communication and meeting facilitation skills with a demonstrated ability to relate to and communicate with diverse audiences and communities.
  • English mother tongue (or equivalent). Other languages highly appreciated (particularly German, Portuguese, Korean, Arabic).

Qualities

  • Must possess a strong commitment to the mission, policies, goals and philosophy of MTB.
  • Must be able to work independently and multi-task with high degree of project and time-management capacity.
  • Outstanding attention to detail and follow-through.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as within a team.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to create positive, long-term working relationships by demonstrating a commitment to teamwork and customer service, tact, dependability, diplomacy and flexibility.
  • Proven ability to work in a small and friendly office environment where each staff person assumes multiple responsibilities while striving to achieve shared goals.
  • Positive approach, can-do attitude, and sense of humor.

About Mind the Bridge

MTB’s goal is to foster a sustainable and global entrepreneurial ecosystem. Our programs and activities focus on bringing startups and corporations together to enhance the growth of all parties, and bring new value to enterprises through innovation.


POSITION SUMMARY

High potential young candidate, passionate about startup world and the role of entrepreneurship in our society. Fast learner, flexible, champion of the can-do attitude.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES
  • Database and CRM quality control of data input/export,
  • support on the data analysis and process automation,
  • support in the scouting process of startups for different EU projects,
  • support in the evaluation and due-diligence process for the selected startups,
  • support in planning and managing  all events organized by MTB,
  • participate in the social media activities and planning.

QUALIFICATIONS
Skills
  • Top graduate with Engineering / Management background,
  • Demonstrated passion for startup and innovation,
  • Organized and methodical mindset, interested in automation tools and internal process improvements,
  • Excellent listening, oral and written communication and meeting facilitation skills with a demonstrated ability to relate to and communicate with diverse audiences and communities,
  • English mother tongue (or equivalent) and excellent level of Spanish. Other languages highly appreciated (particularly German, Korean, Arabic).
Qualities
  • Must possess a strong commitment to the mission, policies, goals and philosophy of MTB.
  • Must be able to work independently and multi-task with high degree of project and time-management capacity.
  • Outstanding attention to detail and follow-through.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to create positive, long-term working relationships by demonstrating a commitment to teamwork and customer service, tact, dependability, diplomacy and flexibility.
  • Proven ability to work in a small and friendly office environment where each staff person assumes multiple responsibilities while striving to achieve shared goals.
  • Positive approach, can-do attitude, and sense of humor.

LOCATION

Office in the city center of Barcelona.