Internship Venture Development (M/W/D) // FoundersLane GmbH at FoundersLane

Posted on: 04/21/2021

Location: Berlin, Germany (ON-SITE)

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WHO WE ARE Co-Creating a better future. The independent, founders-driven corporate venture-builder with a purpose, establishing digital businesses, bringing together tech entrepreneurs with leading international corporations. The FoundersLane approach of flexible thinking, fresh approaches, fast action, and sustained execution in business is our contribution to creating a better world. With special expertise in climate and health, we have more than 20 years of experience in building new enterprises, totaling 30 billion Euro in enterprise value. We conceptualize, validate, launch, and scale corporate ventures in a fast, efficient, and sustainable way, using a unique set of four benefits. Therefore, we are the only corporate venture builder acting as a true partner for corporations offering end-to-end services, - from strategy to operational execution, including software development, to expertise in key disruptive technologies (IoT connectivity, AI, Machine Learning) and more. We are operating in Europe, MENA and Asia. WHY WE NEED YOU We are looking for a highly motivated Venture Development Intern (m/f/d) interested in supporting our mission to empower established companies to unleash their full innovation and growth potential. Based on our tech entrepreneurial co-creation approach, we are solving global problems together with influential, established companies, who want to build a better future. You should be located in Berlin and be ready for an immediate start! YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES * Support our Venture Development team to co-create digital ventures with established companies * Support every stage of developing digital businesses: conduct market research, generate leads and especially test ideas on users * Prepare presentations for C-Level meetings * Provide assistance to project managers and respective departments * Take initiative and strive to make a remarkable contribution to the company * Develop innovative solutions and challenge the status quo REQUIREMENTS * Entrepreneurial mindset with a passion for startups and technology * Outstanding academic performance at a top-tier university * Early entrepreneurial or consulting experience would be beneficial * Ability to familiarize yourself with new areas and subjects quickly * High commitment and strong “hands-on mentality” * Reliable, systematic and accurate working methods * Strong bias for action and ability to complete a high volume of tasks and projects with little guidance and tight deadlines * Excellent verbal and written communication skills in German and English is required * Proficient in Powerpoint and other MS Office tools * Fluent in English and in German is a must * Berlin based WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU * A fast-paced working environment in a rapidly growing company * Exciting projects across industries with decision makers of global corporates * High level of responsibility and creativity * Direct interaction with our founding partners * A great company culture combining success and fun coworkers * You’ll be working alongside digital experts, investors, tech-entrepreneurs and global corporates on a daily basis * Office in the heart of Berlin