// YOUR MISSION AT PICUS
Global team: You will be part of our global team and seek out deals in close collaboration with colleagues worldwide
Venture support: You will support our portfolio companies, develop and test the first product with potential customers, as well as work with and learn from exceptional founders
Ideating ventures: You will develop and pitch potential startup ideas, experience the idea evaluation process in VC
Thorough analyses: You will analyze the development of target markets and get a wide overview of market opportunities and investment areas
Sparring: You will work very closely with potential founders and validate various business models
Process Engineering: You will analyze, optimize and automate your and our processes as well as develop a system-level overview of how a VC works at its core
// ABOUT PICUS
Picus Capital is a leading technology investor operating globally. We partner with ambitious & daring founding teams on their quest to build category-defining technology firms. We aim to be an entrepreneurial sparring partner for visionary founders from ideation to IPO and beyond. A privately financed structure enables us to invest permanent, flexible and long-term capital in a multitude of sectors.
Our young & hungry team has big ambitions and is unique in how we mirror the founders we work with, constantly reimagining the status quo. We strive to provide the best possible support to positively impact a venture's long-term success. Our perspective is global and diverse as we operate as a single aligned team across offices in Munich, Berlin, London, Paris, New York, Mexico City, Bangalore, Beijing and Singapore. We believe in technological disruption across all geographies and industries and are guided by our own continuously-challenged hypotheses. At Picus, we share the mindset of an entrepreneur and actively drive the change we envision to see in the world.
// ABOUT YOU
You have an entrepreneurial personality and mindset with a high degree of self-initiative
Superior communication and organizational skills
Eager to learn about new things, including jurisdictions, industries, and markets outside of your core focus
Team player with an exceptional work ethic that can balance a number of transactions at the same time and prioritize matters in order to ensure that Picus closes transactions quickly
Excellent academic track record at a leading educational institution in the United States, strong preference for a technical degree (e.g. Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Technology and Information System)
At least 2 years of product or engineering experience at a high-growth technology startup, preferably complemented by experience/internship in a fast-paced and high-demanding environment (e.g., strategy consulting, investment banking or investment firms)
Strong understanding and interest in technical business model analyses
Deep passion for staying up to date with developments in the developers ecosystem and advancements in technical infrastructure; eager to test out and work with innovative developer, analytics, and productivity tools
Outstanding analytical and financial modelling skills
Exceptional and proven project and process management skills
Excellent organizational and negotiation skills
Mindset & Passion:
We believe in passionate ownership and seek people who thrive in a dynamic environment with maximum ownership & responsibility. Each member of the team is excited by our mission and those who thrive in this environment have a hunger for technology investing and exploring real entrepreneurship
We are seeking new team members who are genuinely excited to fulfill our mission in supporting daring founders to reimagine the way we live and work
// YOUR BENEFITS AT PICUS
Global network: Engage in conversations with exceptional founders, experts and other stakeholders in the tech ecosystem. As part of these efforts, you will build and maintain a valuable personal network across the globe.
Culture: We have an ambitious, entrepreneurial & caring company culture with very high standards, enabling you to take full responsibility early on. You will continuously interact with a global team, collaborate with colleagues across 7 offices and learn about each region’s ecosystems.
// GENERAL CONDITIONS
Location: New York City (in person)
Occasional travel for events or meetings with start-ups
Yearly Salary: Min. $145,000 - Max. $165,000
Employer: Picus Capital Americas Corporation (US based subsidiary of Picus acting as the exclusive advisor for investments in North and South America region)
Competitive benefit package that includes: heath, dental and vision insurance, disability, life insurance, 401K plan, vacation days, sick leave and religious days
Picus is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate diversity and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender (including pregnancy and gender identity), national, social or ethnic origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age, veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements, competence and merit.