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Helsinki Business Hub (HBH) is looking for a substitute for the Venture Advisor position during a maternity leave. We offer you an exciting job in an innovative and international business environment. Preferred starting time would be early June 2019.
As a Venture Advisor you will be actively creating and maintaining customer relationships with and providing opportunities from Finland for international investors. The Venture Advisor will be part of the Investor Services team, which offers deal flow to international investors according to their investment preferences. See also the Investor Services webpage for more info.
- Ongoing sourcing of startups and scaleups located in Finland. Staying current with their progress and gathering the latest data for VC and CVC investors. Evaluating the business potential of startups from investors’ perspective. Providing feedback from investors.
- Creating and maintaining relationships with international VCs and CVCs.
- Arranging meetings and hosting visits for international investors to Greater Helsinki.
- Connecting international investors to relevant players within the Finnish business ecosystem, including startups, local VCs and corporations in Greater Helsinki, as well as universities, research institutes and public organisations at both the local and national level.
- Support the local startup scene through collaborations with relevant players and partners.
- Ability to plan and execute the daily operations and further develop investor services function.
We hope that you have…
- an understanding and previous experience of the growth company and international investor ecosystem
- experience in evaluating and working with startups and scaleups
- excellent account management, communications and analytics skills in English
- a willingness to travel abroad
- a higher education degree, preferably in business or technology
- a curious, proactive and analytical mind
- team working skills and readiness to support your team mates
- the ability to prioritize tasks
- a willingness to network with the international and national growth company ecosystem.
We offer a unique opportunity and a vantage point to the global startup and venture capital ecosystem, in a multicultural and positive work environment. Our office is located in the city centre of Helsinki and the position we offer is a substitute for a maternity leave.
How to apply
For more information about the position, please contact Tian Yu, Venture Advisor, tel. +358 45 225 8618.
We will fill the position when a suitable candidate is found, but send your application and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org with a title “Venture Advisor” and your name, no later than 30 April 2019.
About Helsinki Business Hub
Helsinki Business Hub is the international trade and investment promotion agency for the Finnish capital region. We help foreign companies to set-up their business, grow and develop in Greater Helsinki. We do this by providing the right information and contacts and by identifying growth opportunities for our clients, free of charge. Our work results in economic growth and new jobs in the area. Helsinki Business Hub is owned by the cities of Helsinki, Espoo, Vantaa and Kauniainen as well as the Uusimaa Regional Council.