The successful candidate will work with the Analysts and Fund Partners to: work on sourcing deal flow, assist with market research and other funds priorities (e.g. investor reporting).
Just a few of the responsibilities:
Deal flow sourcing: Generate a high-quality startup deal flow of warm leads in the Energy domain, proactively looking for deal sourcing channels (e.g. universities, incubators, accelerators).
Map Energy related events in Europe to build Rockstart Energy pipeline.
Business analysis: Help the Analyst team assess investment opportunities through competitive analysis, product, technology, team and market fit evaluation.
Market research: Continuously monitor the tech markets to keep up-to-date with hot trends and recent developments in technologies and applications.
Actively look for top entrepreneurs in the European Energy Space to connect to Rockstart Energy program.
You are smart and learn fast. When you see an assignment, you dive right to the bottom of it while never losing sight of the complete picture. It takes you only minutes on a website to understand the business model and product of a startup. You connect easily with people from all kinds of places and backgrounds. You are curious by nature and always asking follow-up questions to get to the bottom of something. You enjoy operational order and working in spreadsheets. You are a student and are looking to pursue a career as a startup entrepreneur, (strategy/M&A) consultant or a VC investor after graduation.
Must have requirements:
Pursuing a BSc/MSc degree in Business, Finance, Economics, STEM or other related fields;
A desire to learn about the venture capital industry, tech startups, and entrepreneurship;
Strong ability to take on responsibility and work independently with a results-oriented attitude;
Analytical mindset and extremely high attention to details;
Well developed social and interpersonal skills, strong relationship management skills;
Advanced knowledge of Excel;
Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal) in English;
A ton of enthusiasm for Rockstart’s mission in supporting the best startups.
A passion for sustainability and impact!
Availability: 40 hours per week;
Duration: 6 months Internship
Remuneration: €300 per month, plus €2 per day 'Remote Work Allowance'
Location: Netherlands Remote.
If you have any further questions about the role, please don’t hesitate to contact Rockstart HR Manager Trixie Morrow (email@example.com)
A bit about Rockstart
We are an international team of +45 professionals dedicated to empowering purpose-driven founders to drive positive change on a global scale. We have an entrepreneurial mindset, we are open and honest, we strive to get results and we're committed to our mission. What we value most is founders, their big, bold dreams and how we can add value and create a better future together.
We are a global, remote-first organization with offices in Amsterdam (NL), Copenhagen (DK), and Bogota (COL).
We provide fast-track scaling solutions for purpose-driven founders operating in Energy, AgriFood and Emerging Technology - through domain-focused, mentor-driven programs, market introductions and investments from early stage to series B from our funds.
Since its establishment in 2011, Rockstart has invested in more than 250 startups and its alumni value to date is €750m. Rockstart has notable exits such as Wercker, Bouw7, iClinic and in 2021 3D Hubs and Brincr.