Venture Development Manager

Full-time

Frankfurt

Your objectives


Continuously identify investment opportunities in the defined proptech search fields that matter

Support aspirational founding teams to accelerate the pre-seed phase, by:

  • Being an effective and efficient co-founder for our founding teams
  • Creating an inspirational/problem-solving environment in which ventures can thrive

 

Your key activities


Product Vision

  • Envision a potential (and better) solution to relevant problems
  • Validate product vision through prototypes, expert interviews, and smoke tests
  • Create landing pages and marketing campaigns

Insight/Problem Discovery

  • Formulate hypotheses of customers' problems in interesting segments
  • Formulate investment opportunity/ vision around problems
  • Prepare and conduct interviews with potentially involved/ interested parties to evaluate hypotheses

Customer Discovery

  • Formulate specific hypotheses around: Customer key characteristics, "Jobs to be done", Problems of customers, Root cause of customers' problems, Impact on customers
  • Further validate hypotheses through interviews
  • Understand the market and competitive landscape

Risk Analysis

  • Analyze potential risks that are attached to envisioned product and critical hypotheses

Unit economics

  • Understand the unit economics of the envisioned product
  • Define and analyze the underlying mechanics and assumptions

Business Models

  • Develop business models to show how critical assumptions and unit economics influence the envisioned journey of the business

Pitch Deck

  • Prepare pitch deck in order to secure funding

 

Your profile - A driven builder

 

  • Excellent Bachelor/Master degree in business, product design, informatics or related fields of study
  • Minimum 3 years of work experience in digital product development/design, web development or similar
  • Track record of successful personal and occupational projects with high performance responsibility
  • Highly motivated in achievement
  • Excellent creative, conceptual and executional skills
  • Self-reliance, reliability, and conscientiousness
  • Excellent leadership and motivational skills
  • Entrepreneurial mindset, drive and skill to create a product from scratch
  • Fully proficient in German and English

 

Perks - More than just a job

 

  • With innovation and smart technology, we are changing the way people live and work, and you too can have an impact
  • Trust-based working. We don't punch the clock – organize your own schedule. We trust in what you do!
  • Push boundaries. Everyone is equally important and works together on uncharted challenges alongside inspiring colleagues
  • Fun at work and beyond. Join our regular team events – there's always something to celebrate!
  • Feel at home. We provide you with a comfortable working space at WeWork, free drinks, casual dress code, diverse employee discounts and more in a young and dynamic working environment



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