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Investment Analyst Internship - AgriFood

  • Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
€260 - €600 per monthInternships

Job description

The Role:

You would be working in Rockstart’s AgriFood Fund. Our goal as a team is to find and invest in the best startups in the European AgriFood tech domain, and to support the startups we’ve invested in.


As an intern in the AgriFood team, you will work with our investment analysts, investment associate and the fund’s managing partner on sourcing great startups, assist with research into markets, technology, and teams, and assist on various other fund 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 AgriFood Tech domain, proactively looking for deal sourcing channels (e.g. universities, incubators, accelerators).

  • Map AgriFood Tech-related events in Europe to build Rockstart AgriFood Tech pipeline.

  • Business analysis: Help 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 AgriFood Tech space to connect to Rockstart AgriFood Tech program.

  • Support in the preparation of investor reporting and proposals.

Job requirements

About you:

You are smart and learn fast with humility. 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 AgriFood related content (biotech also), Finance or other related fields OR a comparable experience (e.g. own startup);

  • 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 detail;

  • 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.

Bonus Points:

  • A passion for sustainability and impact!


Start: September 2024

Availability: 40 hours per week;

Duration: 6 months Internship

Remuneration: €600 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 (


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 350 startups and its alumni value to date is €1.7B+. Rockstart has notable exits such as Wercker, Bouw7, iClinic and in 2021 3D Hubs and Brincr.