Permanent employee, Full-time · Berlin - Lohmühlenstraße 65
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.
Next Big Thing is a Berlin-based IoT and blockchain company builder designing and co-founding high-tech ventures. NBT promotes entrepreneurship, catalyzes innovation for corporate partners, and grows Europe’s digital economy. As an operational VC, NBT provides mentorship, financing, and engineering know-how. By building new services and products on top of technology, NBT develops scalable business models.
NBT’s Investment Team is expanding to provide world-class support to our growing group of visionary IoT and Blockchain ventures. To do so, we are hiring a full-time Director of Venture Development to apply his/her expertise and potential to help us achieve this.
Fully owning the development process for new NBT ventures from ideation until foundation (incl. overseeing constant alignment, improvement of interfaces and handover points between NBT departments)
Kickstarting new ventures into the NBT Venture Development process
Covering the whole lifecycle and process management of new ventures
Leading new founders through the NBT Venture Building Program by defining and monitoring KPIs in alignment with top management
Scouting, screening and analyzing new Deep tech/IoT ideas, ventures and potential founders (incl. being the first point of contact for external venture ideas/proposals)
Facilitating a smooth handover of ventures into the NBT portfolio
Bridging the gap between technology and business
Potentially building, managing, and leading a team of other Venture Developers
Proven track record in venture development
Engineering or Product management background with strong business experience or business background with good technical understanding (software, firmware, hardware)
Ability to work horizontally across several depts at NBT, demonstrating excellent communication and presentation skills
Ability to create, define and execute processes in line with NBT strategy
Strong finance and project management skills
Passionate drive to build and impact successful ventures
Independent, open-minded thinker and intercultural team player
Willingness to take ownership and show leadership
Cross-functional all-rounder with a hands-on, get-things-done mentality
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