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Venture Development Intern

Intern / Student, Full-time · Berlin - Lohmühlenstraße 65

About us

Next Big Thing AG (NBT) is Europe's premier startup incubator for the Internet of Things and Services (IoT/IoS) and Blockchain. As a company builder and operational VC, NBT acts at the nexus of a continually growing ecosystem of corporates, founders, technologists, entrepreneurs, investors and politicians. With our know-how in IoT, we are the touchpoint for innovation in Europe - enabling companies to realize disruptive innovation with exceptional speed.

Fascinated by the potential of IoT? We are too. We gather the best and brightest minds across industries to collaborate on connected ideas for the future. As part of the German de:hub initiative, NBT is the center of gravity for IoT in Germany. We enable rapid prototyping, disruptive innovation, and entrepreneurship. In short, we support and promote all elements of the IoT & Blockchain ecosystem to develop new companies.

Whether you’re looking to solder hardware, tackle key innovation challenges across industries, or lead a venture into a steady IoT future, you’ll find a home at NBT. 

Join our Team!
We are looking for a Venture Development Intern to join our team for 6 months, with a full-time contract.
Working with us means participating in the process of venture research and development from the initial go to launch. By dedicating your time to our ventures, you will contribute to making a meaningful and sustainable impact.
Your tasks
  • Be part of the NBT Venture Development Team and help to identify the next big thing in IoT and Blockchain 

  • Assist Venture Developers with in-depth research and analysis on new venture ideas

  • Support NBT’ with startup scouting and sourcing and learn more about tech-focussed venture building 

  • Support NBT’s company building and investment activities and gain knowledge of how an operational VC works

  • Passion for startups and new ideas in Deeptech

  • Interest in IoT and Blockchain technology

  • Fluent in English, German is a plus

  • Ideally previous experience in venture development and startups

  • Independent, open-minded thinker and intercultural team player

  • Willingness to take ownership and get things done

Our Offer
A sweet deal

  • Full-time 6 months contract
  • Flexible working hours and flat hierarchies
  • Direct hands-on mentorship from subject matter experts
  • Free drinks & fruits
  • Hardware of your choice
  • Subsidized membership to a Berlin sports club with 450+ locations
  • Access to Factory Community events: lectures, social events, networking, great restaurant and café, and a ball-pit!    
Work with the best
  • Join an agile, cross-functional, dedicated team
  • Take responsibility for your projects. No micromanagement.
  • Work within a flat hierarchy among international team members from 20+ countries
Recruitment agency
We do not work with recruitment agencies.
Relocation & EU work visa
We do not offer relocation assistance for this position regarding paperwork, visa, nor first steps in Germany.

Your application

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