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CEO/Co-Founder @one of our ventures

Permanent employee, Full-time · Berlin - Lohmühlenstraße 65

About us
Next Big Thing AG is a Berlin-based IoT company builder offering a complete framework for the acceleration of IoT ventures. We are an operational VC, technology provider, and innovation partner made up of a strong team of business architects, tech experts, and experienced founders.

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 all things IoT. We enable rapid prototyping, disruptive innovation, and entrepreneurship. In short, we support and promote all elements of the IoT ecosystem to develop new IoT 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. Have a look at our current openings below and get in touch!
Your tasks
  • Build and scale a highly innovative and tech-driven agriculture venture from the early MVP stage to the market
  • Further expand our network and B2B customer relations
  • Raise funds to enable fast growth and to support the tech team
  • Evaluation and implementation of strategic growth
  • Implementation of corporate strategy, development of innovative business ideas and their coordination
  • Build further teams with results-oriented leadership
  • Organizational development and professionalization of the company, including the development of an innovation-led, agile startup culture
  • Actively implement changes based upon customer feedback
  • Support the development of potential use cases and business models
  • Develop new ideas according to our vision and strategy and contribute significantly to the technological vision
  • Develop our ventures roadmap and play a decisive role
Requirements
Must have:
  • You have already successfully founded your own startup/s and now want to raise a new one to unicorn level
  • Entrepreneurial mindset and a ‘get-shit-done’ attitude
  • Large drive to solve problems and restless, sleepless nights until it is solved
  • MBA or similar degree in Business / Entrepreneurship or MBA in agri-/horticulture business, industrial engineering with agri/horti core, MBA in food industry management
  • Experience in:
    • Raising a startup from zero to at least series A
    • Financing (e.g. VC, Government grants, EU funds, etc.)
  • Fluency in both English and German
Nice to have:
  • Overview of state-of-the-art and the technological potentials in the area of IoT
  • Background in food, agriculture, land machinery industries is a plus
Our Offer
  • A sweet deal
    • Join the Center of Gravity for IoT and Blockchain
    • Competitive salary & shares package
    • Responsibility from day 1 and freedom for your ideas
    • Relocation assistance for internationals
  • Top-notch lab access
    • Unlimited access to a fully equipped R&D lab for fast prototyping through to minor production runs at post prototype stages. The lab covers 4 areas: Electronics, 3D printing, mechanical engineering, and P&P machines for PCB manufacturing. 
  • Culture-driven organisation
    • Work with an international team members from 15 countries
    • Healthy working hours
    • Yoga room, nap room, and fitness studio in the new Factory office location 
  • Work with the best
    • Join an agile, cross-functional, dedicated team. 
    • Collaborate with experienced founders and internationally established partners, ranging from the Fraunhofer Institute, GlobalFoundries, to Consensys. 
Recruitment agency
We do not work with recruitment agencies. 
Relocation & EU work visa
We offer relocation assistance for this position regarding paperwork, visa and first steps in Germany. 

Your application

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