Investment Analyst

Job description

About the role:

We are an international team of +45 professionals dedicated to empowering purpose-driven founders to drive positive change at a global scale. We have an entrepreneurial mindset, we are open and honest, we work together and we're committed. What we value most are the startup founders, their big, bold dreams and how together we can add value and create a better future. Do you want to join us and contribute to a better and cleaner future? Keep on reading to find out more.

This is an opportunity to join the Investment Analyst team, which will invest in disruptive startups from across EU & LATAM regions. You will be part of an experienced and diverse team, scouting and selecting high potential startups, ‘accelerate’ them to scale-ready, and co-invest up to series B. 

As Investment Analyst you will have the opportunity to lead the whole process, from identification, qualification, to running analysis on early stage startups, finding the best tech startups for selection and for the portfolio of investments.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Support the Fund Partners in the scouting, sourcing and development of new investment opportunities;

  • Support the Corporate Innovation team in in the sourcing process of corporate innovations within tech space;

  • Researching companies and trends, specifically Emerging Tech, Innovation, and Energy, to shape and refine fund investment strategy;

  • Helping identify social issues where impact venture investment can help scale innovative solutions – including through analysis of tech-enabled impact business models;

  • Building networks and relationships throughout the venture capital ecosystem in both Europe and LATAM.


About you

A true team player with an entrepreneurial attitude, exceptional analytical skills and the ability to focus on several issues without compromising on quality or efficiency. Passionate about early stage startups and scale-ups with confidence in numbers and easily able to analyse large quantities of data to draw high level insights. It takes you only minutes on a website/presentation to fully understand the business model and product, distilling large volumes of information into clear, concise analyses that you are able to communicate confidently.


Must haves:

  • A bachelor's in business, finance, or economics or similar.  

  • 1 +years of relevant experience working in startup ecosystem environment or VC. 

  • Passion for innovation and startups, with a desire to excel in the fields of venture capital and entrepreneurship.

  • Data-driven and financially literate, with a strong analytical mindset. Excellent attention to detail combined with an ability to step back and see the patterns in and implications of data and analysis

  • Well-developed social and interpersonal skills, strong relationship management skills

  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal) in English


Further information:

Start: 1st May 2022

Availability: 40 hours per week

Duration: Initial 6 month contract, with views to extend to a longer period.

Remuneration includes:

  • Competitive market salary based on experience,

  • A budget towards growth and personal development,

  • Remote Work Allowance

  • Secondment opportunities in Amsterdam or Copenhagen.

Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands Remote on a Dutch contract. 


A bit about Rockstart

We provide a proven fast-track scaling solution for purpose-driven founders operating in Energy, AgriFood and Emerging Technology - through domain-focused, tailor made programs, market introductions and investments from seed to series B.


Since its inception, Rockstart has invested in more than 260 startups, currently worth over €750m. Rockstart has notable exits such as Wercker, Bouw7, iClinic, and in 2021, 3D Hubs and Brincr.


With a global reach, offices in Amsterdam, Copenhagen and Bogotá and an international team of +45 professionals, we’re on a mission to empower founders to drive positive change on a global scale.