Founded in 2011, Rockstart has positioned itself as one of the major global players in accelerator programs, with a goal to provide startups with access to the market, capital, knowledge, and community. Since then, Rockstart has become the specialist in building entire ecosystems around specific domains—such as Digital Health, Smart Energy, and Artificial Intelligence.
About Rockstart AI
Rockstart launched Rockstart AI, Europe’s first accelerator program tailored around the specific needs of AI startups in fall 2017. Rockstart is rapidly building an ecosystem in The Netherlands aimed at making it the most attractive place in Europe to build AI startups and is engaging large international corporations, academic institutes, and the best technical experts from around the world to succeed in this mission.
About the role
We are looking for an experienced entrepreneur or early stage investor - a person who knows what startups need to succeed - to be the next Program Director of Rockstart’s Artificial Intelligence program. She or he has deep knowledge within the applied AI sector. This knowledge extends to the latests trends in Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Computer Vision, etc. and their commercial application.
You will work on ensuring that the AI Accelerator program offers the best possible proposition to startups and that the greatest startups in the field will apply. During the program you will coach and guide the startups to optimal growth, becoming investor ready, while ensuring the highest quality program.
The perfect candidate for this role is someone who has recently built a deep tech company in the area of AI or directly invested in it in a hands-on way, and has a good understanding of the underlying technologies, markets and challenges. Ideal candidates have raised funding in several rounds and have ended the most recent startup journey by having their business acquired.
Start: As soon as possible.
Availability: 40 hours.
Duration: Initial 12 month contract with intention of extension.
Remuneration: Competitive market salary based on experience.
Location: ‘s-Hertogenbosch (an hour from Amsterdam), Netherlands.
If you have any questions about the role you can address these to email@example.com.
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