Hiring a Principal to double down on Germany

  • 6–8 years relevant experience, be it in venture capital, startups, investment banking, consulting, or private equity
  • Demonstrable network within the German venture capital ecosystem
  • German speaker — additional languages and international experience are a plus
  • Ideally experience originating, leading, and executing deals in VC or growth capital, or alternatively experience interacting with VCs or the tech ecosystem
  • Demonstrable experience leading and coaching junior team members
  • Identifying investment opportunities for the firm and leading in the analysis and evaluation of these opportunities
  • Taking responsibility of all aspects of the deal process, including due diligence, managing stakeholders, recommending valuation and ideal round structure, preparing IC materials, and negotiating legal documents
  • Building and maintaining a DACH-focused network of potential LPs, partner VC funds, and founders, which includes attending and speaking at industry events
  • Taking on board positions representing White Star Capital and building close working relationships with portfolio companies to support them where possible, including follow-on rounds and exits
  • Leading in non-deal flow related projects to help the firm grow throughout the region and globally and supporting the team on strategic projects
  • Managing and mentoring junior staff across all previously mentioned responsibilities
  • A team player with excellent interpersonal and organisational skills, with a self-starter mentality and a desire for independence
  • Highly analytical with a strategic background: you have a focus on actionable insights supported by data that can drive decision making processes
  • Passionate about new technologies and emerging business models, intellectually curious, with a continuous improvement mindset
  • Ambitious and comfortable in a fast-paced and globally distributed environment and prepared to be involved in every aspect of fund management

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White Star Capital

White Star Capital

White Star Capital is an international venture and early growth-stage investment platform in technology. We partner with founders who aspire to scale globally.