Associate @ Volta Ventures - Amsterdam, Netherlands

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Volta Ventures, a leading Benelux seed & early stage venture capital fund for high-growth internet and software companies is seeking an associate for the Amsterdam Office.

Responsibilities:

  • Sourcing new investment opportunities in The Netherlands
  • Analyzing and evaluating new investment opportunities by conducting due diligence, researching industry sectors, interviewing management and preparing financial models
  • Interacting with partners in support of identifying, sourcing and negotiating new investment opportunities
  • Managing relevant reporting of the firm's deal flow and portfolio companies
  • Maintaining proper records of investments, outstanding warrants, …
  • Collecting data from portfolio companies and creating quarterly fund reports
  • Assisting portfolio companies on an as needed basis
  • Network and meet with entrepreneurs and attend events

Candidate Requirements:

  • Master in finance, business, economics, accounting or related degree with an excellent track record
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Fluent in Dutch and English
  • Successful track record of delivering results and closing projects quickly
  • Experience in working in a fast-paced, high energy, no-frills startup culture
  • Analytical, number cruncher

Ideal Personal Attributes:

  • Loves meeting people & entrepreneurs
  • 2-4 years of experience in high-tech sector at startups, incubators, investment banking, VC firm or strategy/management consulting
  • A roll up your sleeves, self-starter personality; delivers and gets stuff done
  • Demonstrated interest in technology, entrepreneurship and the startup scene
  • Team player / collaborative operating style but can work independently
  • Unquestioned ethics

Location:

  • Your place of business will be our offices in the center of Amsterdam, your home office and our portfolio companies throughout the Benelux

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary plus bonus. The opportunity to work with the best entrepreneurs in the Benelux and grow to a principal position in the fund.